Dr. Kathie Gillet has served in the field of Behavioral Health care for more than two decades. Her experience includes working as a clinical director for the largest private addiction treatment provider in the state of Washington, as well as clinical manager, business development and director of quality assurance for integrated health programs in Alaska, Washington, California and Hawaii. Her formal education is in Psychology, Behavioral Health Sciences, Human and Organizational Development, Social Justice and Transformational Learning. She is recognized for directing multiple resources to work as a unified team and impacting positive organization change.
Kathie’s mission is living a life of sacred service, participating simultaneously as a teacher and a life learner. Her knowing is awakened through experience. The emphasis of Kathie’s work and her research is focused on embodied learning, critical empathy, cultural leadership and the relationships between healing from trauma and mental health and addiction recovery. She is passionate about educating professionals and community providers to help them provide service delivery that is relevant to their communities. Her work honors the wisdom of cross cultural traditions, building inclusive environments and the power of community to heal.