Blue Mountain Psychology remains a top choice for healthcare providers and attorneys whose patients (clients) need Forensic Neuro/Psychological services in the Inland Northwest. Evaluations are comprehensive and objective, for civil as well as criminal cases. Results of neuro/psychological testing, differential diagnoses, and clinical recommendations are included in reports. Consultation, Deposition, and Expert Testimony are provided as needed. Adults, children (ages 6+), & adolescents are evaluated: Court-ordered & other litigious evaluations (Parental competence, Custody); Assault; Substance-related; Legal competence, NGRI (insanity), Diminished capacity; Risk; Likelihood of reoffending; Fitness for duty; Disability determination & Functional capacity evaluations; CR 35; Dependent of the state (foster) concerns & Adoption Support; IMEs & Second opinions; Traumatic & Acquired (Stroke) brain injury; Dementia; Learning disabilities; Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders; Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, Posttraumatic stress (PTSD), & other mood disorders; Autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Lontz is licensed as a psychologist in Washington and Idaho.
After completing undergraduate degrees at Spokane Falls Community College and Eastern Washington University as a first generation college graduate, Dr. Lontz earned a Master’s degree in psychology from Gonzaga University and a Ph.D. in psychology from Michigan State University. Dr. Lontz is a culturally competent generalist with work experience in university and community college teaching, assessment (testing) in forensics and neuropsychology, therapy (counseling) as a generalist as well as in rehabilitation psychology, pain management, and healthy living as well as related research.
Dr. Lontz identifies strategies people can use to better their lives by combining objective forensic and neuropsychological assessments with his other clinical specialties to help myriad individuals with a variety of medical and psychological needs. Dr. Lontz is deeply passionate about his work as Executive Director of Blue Mountain Psychology, as it allows him to avoid any outside pressures to stray from his mission: Serving those who are in need with the same quality of care regardless of their financial or social situations.
Dr. Lontz has a successful track record of helping people gain psychological wellness and hope for their future. He embraces the challenges of working at the top of his degree while helping hundreds of patients (clients) per year. Dr. Lontz was raised locally. In his limited free time, he enjoys greater Spokane’s beautiful outdoors with friends and family.