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Patrick Uchigakiuchi

Assistant professor




  • MA English Literature, University of Hawaii
  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Hawaii
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, University of Hawaii


Patrick Uchigakiuchi is an Assistant Professor at Argosy University Hawaii, and holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. He holds a B.Ed. from the University of Hawaii, MA in English Literature from the University of Hawaii, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hawaii. He has previously been an Associate Professor at Chaminade University in Hawaii, and Associate Research Faculty in the Social Science Research Institute at the University of Hawaii. Dr. Uchigakiuchi's areas of interest include cultural competency in mental health services, addressing health/mental health disparities experienced by ethnic minority and marginalized populations, incorporating community-based participatory models in research projects, and supporting workforce development that increases minority researchers and clinicians from underserved and underrepresented populations in clinical psychology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, the Hawaii Psychological Association, and Hawaii-Pacific Evaluation Association.


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

Selected Publications

  • 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
  • Carlson, J. G., Muraoka, M., Uchino, B., & Uchigakiuchi, P. (1989). A model for EMG relaxation training. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 14, p. 132


  • American Psychological Association
  • Hawai`i Psychological Association
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Hawaii-Pacific Evaluation Association


  • 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 Hawaii Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI
  • Uchigakiuchi, P. (2003). Cultural competency: Research and application in counseling education Programs. Comparative & International Educational Society, Western Regional Conference, Honolulu, Hawai`i
  • 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

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 Hawaii. Webinar sponsored by the US DHHS, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration