Dr. Stroud has a long and positive history of consulting with numerous mental health and allied professionals who want to enhance their knowledge and build their clinical skills in the arena of Infant Mental Health. Through the use of a Reflective Practice Supervision model, countless individuals and groups have benefited from Dr. Stroud’s consultation groups and mentorship, ranging from developing professionals to veterans in the Infant Mental Health field.  For information on availability and rate email Dr. Stroud directly.

Program Development


Dr. Stroud has a strong history of providing outstanding program management. She has worked across many systems including preschools, special education, and mental health. In addition, Dr. Stroud has developed award-winning service delivery models and has received recognition from national associations such as the American Psychiatric Association. Below is a list of some of Dr.Stroud’s accomplishments on the administrative level. She can assist your agency in building programs to support the needs of the most vulnerable citizens through program consultation services.


Administrative Job History:


  • Director of an NAYCE Accredited Preschool
  • Director of a Non-public school for 1st thru 12th Grade
  • Developed and directed a Therapeutic Preschool Program
  • Managed a 0-5 Infant Mental Health Outpatient service delivery program within the structure of a MediCal billing system.
  • Created, Implemented and supervised a home-based attachment promotion program for at-risk families of children birth to three.
  • Infancy, Childhood And Relationship Enrichment (ICARE) Steering Committee Member – Los Angeles County Dept. of Mental Health (2000-2010) Assisted in defining minimum training standards for all birth to five providers in Los Angeles County
  • Implemented reflective practice supervision practices across the state of Alaska for Part C providers over a 4 year period
  • Multi-disciplinary Assessment Team (MAT) Steering Committee Member – Collaborative coordinating committee involving LA County DMH, LA County DCFS, and Mental Health Provider Agency (2006-2008)
  • Participated as a member of the California Infant and Early Childhood-Family Mental Health Training Guidelines Workgroup (2007-2008)
Dr. Barbara Stroud is the forward-thinking co-founder and first president of the California Association of Infant Mental Health.  Her leadership has been instrumental in organizing efforts for education and advocacy, and I have personally enjoyed and truly benefitted from her responsive, calm, and thoughtful style coupled with her passion for effecting meaningful change in our work together to build CalAIMH.”
- Joshua D. Feder, MD,

Editor in Chief, The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Adjunct Professor, Infant and Early Childhood Development, , Fielding Graduate University.