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Patrick Uchigakiuchi

Assistant professor




  • MA English Literature, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.


Patrick Uchigakiuchi, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and faculty member at The Hawaiʻi School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. He holds a B.Ed. from the University of Hawaiʻi, MA in English Literature from the University of Hawaiʻi, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hawaiʻi. He has previously been an Associate Professor at Chaminade University in Hawaiʻi, and Associate Research Faculty in the Social Science Research Institute at the University of Hawaiʻi. Dr. Uchigakiuchi’s areas of interest include cultural competency in mental health services, developing programs and services that address health/mental health disparities experienced by ethnic minority and marginalized populations, developing partnerships with community entities to address disparities utilizing community-based participatory models, and providing programs and training to support workforce development that increases minority researchers and clinicians from underserved populations in clinical psychology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Hawaiʻi Psychological Association, and Hawaiʻi-Pacific Evaluation Association.


  • Child and adolescent clinical psychology.
  • Community-based participatory research methods.
  • Health/mental health disparities.
  • Social justice issues in psychology.

Selected Publications

  • Carlson, J.G., Muraoka, M., Uchino, B., & Uchigakiuchi, P. (1989). A model for EMG relaxation training. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 14, p. 132.
  • Haynes, S.N., & Uchigakiuchi, P. (1993). Incorporating personality trait measures in behavioral assessment: Nuts in a fruitcake or raisins in a mai tai? Behavior Modification, 17, 72-91.
  • Haynes, S.N., Uchigakiuchi, P., Meyer, K., Orimoto, L., & Blaine, D. (1993). Functional analytic causal models and the design of treatment programs: Concepts and clinical applications with childhood behavior problems. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 9, 189-205.


  • Hawai'i Psychological Association.
  • Association for Psychological Science.
  • Hawai'i-Pacific Evaluation Association.
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.


  • Uchigakiuchi, P, Kim, R., & Fryxell, D. (2001). Culturally relevant substance abuse prevention Programming for adolescent females in Hawai'i. Hawai'i Psychological Association Convention, 2001.
  • Uchigakiuchi, P. (2003). Cultural competency: Research and application in counseling education Programs. Comparative & International Educational Society, Western Regional Conference, Honolulu, HI.
  • Uchigakiuchi, P., Onken, S., Wong, S. et al. (2011). Translation research in community mental health centers: Peer-led WRAPGroups. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Hawai'i Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
  • Patterson, M.D., Uchigakiuchi, P., and Bissen, T. (2012, March). Can prison be a place of healing? The trauma informed care initiative at the Women's Community Correctional Center. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Institute of Violence, Abuse and Trauma, Honolulu, HI.

Selected Lectures

  • Patterson, M., Uchigakiuchi, P., & Bissen, T. (September 2012). Can prison be a healing place? The trauma-informed care initiative at the Women's Community Correctional Center of Hawai'i. Webinar sponsored by the US DHHS, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.