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Patricia Hayres Arroyo Perez

Patricia H. A. Perez, PhD is an Associate Professor in the International Psychology (IP) Department at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) and has been core faculty in the IP Department since 2014. Dr. Perez received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Northwestern University, Master of Education degree in Child Development and Infant Studies from the Erikson Institute and her Doctorate degree (minor in Multicultural Counseling) in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Perez has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in child development and psychology on-ground and online across five higher education institutions for the past 20 years. Dr. Perez has over 25 years of experience working with young children and families in community-based settings, early intervention, hospitals, family support programs, and in private practice. Her areas of research and practice expertise include children and families, children with special needs, diversity/equity/inclusion/justice, parenting, cultural competence, lifespan development, infant mental health, child abuse and neglect, global trauma, third culture kids/adults, and acculturation psychology. Dr. Perez is a diversity psychotherapist, mixed methods researcher, developmental specialist, cultural expert, and international psychology consultant. Dr. Perez provides consultation nationally and internationally (US, United Kingdom, Ghana, Kuwait, Philippines, Indonesia, Egypt). Dr. Perez is a member of Division 52 (International Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA) and has been appointed as the division representative for APA’s Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education. Since 2016, Dr. Perez serves as the chair of the scientific committee for the Middle East Psychological Association’s annual Conference. She was a Board of Directors’ member for both the Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health and SKILS’KIN, a nonprofit organization that provides employment, representative payee, and supported living services for adults with disabilities in Spokane, Washington. She is a recipient of a 2018 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award for inspiring students to establish a concept, procedure, movement and/or organization that makes a difference in their communities.


  • Female
  • 07/18/1969
  • pperez@thechicagoschool.edu

Contact Detail

  • 3123791600
  • 8473638194
  • United States
  • Chicago
  • 325 N Wells St


  • PhD
  • Counseling Psychology/Multicultural Counseling
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • 1996-2007
  • USA
  • MEd
  • Early Childhood Development/Infant Studies
  • Erikson Institute
  • 1993-1996
  • USA
  • BA
  • Psychology
  • Northwestern University
  • 1987-1991
  • USA


  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Associate Professor, International Psychology
  • 2014-present
  • USA


  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • International Psychology, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion, culture, children and families
  • American Psychological Association
  • International Psychology, Online Learning, Schools and Education

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