Dr. Patrick John Brice Ph.D.
  • Ph.D. University of Illinois, Chicago, Clinical/Developmental Psychology, 1983
  • M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago
Short Biography

Dr. Brice received his Ph.D. in clinical and developmental psychology in 1983, and has been at Gallaudet University since that year. He first completed a post-doctoral fellowship in psychology at Gallaudet in 1983, taught in the Department of Counseling from 1984 until 1995, and since 1995 has been a professor in the Department of Psychology. He has been the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program Director for 12 years. In addition to his teaching at Gallaudet, Dr. Brice has studied various aspects of development in deaf children, including social cognition; self-regulation and executive functions; social-emotional development; and parent-child attachment. He is a reviewer for The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education and the Journal of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, and also serves as a grant reviewer for various funding agencies. Dr. Brice has also been a consulting psychologist to the Lab School of Washington, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, the National Health Care Foundation for the Deaf, and the Family Service Foundation in Maryland. He maintains an independent practice of psychology in Maryland and D.C.


Parent-child attachment; adult attachment; social and cognitive development of deaf children; psychological assessment; individual psychotherapy;

Licensed psychologist in District of Columbia and Maryland
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