950 County Square Drive, Suite 111, Ventura, California 93003  |  (805) 650-9232 | 


During the past 30 years I have been involved, as a psychological expert, in several hundred child custody cases as well as criminal, administrative, and civil matters.  All court-related cases are complex and emotionally challenging.  My practice is dedicated to providing objective, comprehensive, and relevant evaluations in keeping with the psychological research and legal standards.   Please call me at (805) 650-9232 or email at if you have any questions about my services. 
    Dr. Gary Rick is a licensed forensic/clinical psychologist practicing in Ventura, Santa   Barbara, and Los Angeles Counties in California.   Dr. Rick has been practicing psychology since 1977. He did his undergraduate work at UCLA and received his doctorate from USC.  His first court appointment as a child custody evaluator came in 1981.  Since that time, Dr. Rick has conducted several hundred custody evaluations as the court's expert.  He also engages in civil, criminal and administrative cases involving psychological issues.    Dr. Rick has been the director of substance abuse, adult psychiatric, adolescent psychiatric programs in private psychiatric hospitals and was a staff psychologist at Camarillo State Hospital/Developmental Center.  He has taught graduate courses on child custody issues on numerous ocassions.        


    • Comprehensive Psychological Child Custody Evaluations
    • Focused (Limited) Custody Evaluations
    • One-Day Solution Focused Evaluations
    • Consultation with Attorneys on trial preparation, evaluating psychological reports, client preparation, and other topics
    • Court Testimony
    • Mediation/Parenting Plan Coordination
    • Therapy related to Court Cases
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