Karine Gauthier, M.Ps., Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Neuropsychologist

Psychology, Trauma Program, Cystic Fibrosis Clinic
Fun fact about me 

I like to go running at lunch hour.

I love working with children and their families because 
I admire their resilience and feel privileged to be able to help them.

Hospital information

Awards and distinctions 

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), 2003-2005.

Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ), 2002-2005. Partially accepted.

McGill Major Fellowship, 2003-2006 (30 000$). Declined.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), 2001-2003.

Fonds pour la formation de chercheurs et l’aide à la recherche (FCAR), 2001-2003. Declined.



Université Laval (B.A.)

Université Laval (M.Ps.)

McGill University (Ph.D.)


Montreal Children's Hospital


Neuropsychology, l'Institut de réadaptation


Research interests 

Traumatic brain injury

Chronic disease

Language development

Selected publications 

Pierce, L., Genesee, F., Gauthier, K., & Dubois, M.E. (2014). Communication patterns between parents and children: Comparing mothers and fathers in different learner contexts. Applied Psycholinguistics, 1-24.

Gauthier, K., Genesee, F., & Kasparian, K. (2012). Acquisition of Complement Clitics and Tense Morphology in Internationally-Adopted Children Acquiring French. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 15(2), 304-319.

Gauthier, K. & Genesee, F. (2011). Language Development in Internationally-Adopted Children: A Special Case of Early Second Language Learning. Child Development, 82(3), 887-901.

Gauthier, K., Genesee, F., Dubois, M.E., & Kasparian, K. (2011). Communication Patterns between Internationally-Adopted Children and their Mothers: Implications for Language Development. Applied Psycholinguistics, 1-23.