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Professor Eva Kimonis
Clinic Director

Eva R. Kimonis, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. She received her Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of New Orleans, with a specialisation in developmental psychopathology and forensic psychology. Prof Kimonis’s program of research focuses on the development, assessment, and treatment of callous-unemotional traits and antisocial behaviour in youth. Her research has been published in top peer-reviewed journals in the fields of clinical, developmental, and forensic psychology, and she has authored several book chapters on antisocial behaviour in youth. Prof Kimonis is President-Elect of the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy (2019-2021). She is founder and director of the UNSW Salivary Bioscience Research Centre. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholar Grant from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, and the 2015 Early Career Contributions Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy. Prof Kimonis is founder and director of the UNSW Parent-Child Research Clinic that specialises in parenting interventions for disruptive child behaviour. She is an experienced provider of parent management training interventions, and specifically Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for young children with disruptive behaviours. She has adapted PCIT to target the unique deficits of antisocial children with callous-unemotional traits.

Dr. Kimonis’ CV can be found here.