Kathleen Gilligan, MS
Trainer Liaison & Support Specialist
Kathleen joined Behavioral Tech in 2016. She co-owned a small business for 20 years, managing day to day activities, marketing, billing and client services. Kathleen also has broad experience in environmental consulting, having worked on many pollution projects in her role as a toxicologist/risk assessor. Kathleen’s interest in mental health developed largely from the 2012 suicide death of her teenage son, Palmer Burk. Kathleen is a regular volunteer with Forefront, a non-profit suicide prevention group, where she is a peer-to-peer mentor. She also served on a legislative action task force, developing HB 2793, (the “Safer Homes Bill”), which passed in March of 2016. Kathleen is also a volunteer speaker for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and is currently writing a book about Palmer and teen mental health, geared towards middle and high school aged students. Kathleen is excited to be part of the Behavioral Tech team!