Richard J Stride, MBA, Psy.D., LPC, LMHC Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Mental Health and Behavioral and Social Sciences

Specialty Focus: Developmental Disabilities, Accidental Death, Pathology, Child Custody, Competency, Jury Selection, Child Abuse, Ethics, Licensure & Practice, Professional Conduct, Memory, Diminished Capacity, Stand of Care, Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Suicide, Diagnosis, Law Enforcement, Fitness for duty, PTSD

Education: MBA, California Coast University; Doctor of Psychology, California Southern University; Master of Science , California Coast University; Bachelor of Science, Southern Nazarene University

Years in Practice: 23+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 8>


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I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado and a Licensed Mental Counselor in Washington State. I have been a Therapist, Clinical Operations Director, and Chief Executive Officer in Community Behavioral Agencies for over 25 years. I am a Specialist for Medicaid consultation with Children, Geriatric, and Developmental Disabilities in Washington State. I hold the Diplomate credential in Forensic Mental Health as a Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator with the National Board of Forensic Evaluators. I have been qualified as an Expert Witness in Colorado, and Washington State. I have taught workshops and seminars in various areas of mental health including, Ethics, School Shootings, Depression, and Forensic Expert Witness. Extensive knowledge of forensic mental health evaluations as well as effective case presentation in court. Dr. Stride has been qualified in court as an expert witness in mental health, child abuse, adult psychopathology, developmental disabilities and child custody.