Richard L. Packard, Ph.D

Clinical & Forensic Psychology

Seattle office

Richard L. Packard, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist as well as having additional certifications in forensic psychological matters. He earned his B.S. degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas in 1976, his M.S. from East Texas State University in 1978, and his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1990.  He has held research and clinical faculty positions with the Washington State Department of Corrections and the University of Washington Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.  He completed his Clinical Psychology Internship at Western State Hospital and Post-Doctoral Residency at Evergreen Psychological Services in Bremerton.

In his 40-plus years of professional work, Dr. Packard has been involved in a wide variety of clinical and forensic issues as well as maintaining a long-standing interest in furthering effective treatment using a variety of methods. He has worked in numerous settings including inpatient and outpatient, rehabilitation settings, as well as corrections and private practice. Dr. Packard has received professional and academic awards for his research and clinical contributions and is a frequent speaker and presenter at professional and scientific conferences. In more recent years, Dr. Packard has returned to an early interest in cognitive neuroscience and the application of these developments in clinical practice.