• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Julia  Buckey

For 25 years she has served individuals and families in inpatient and outpatient health and mental health settings at the direct, supervisory, and managerial levels.   She founded Decision Dynamics Consulting, Inc., Lake Mary, FL.  An award-winning researcher, published educator, and trainer of professional clinicians, she brings credibility and perspective to her work with the goal of building win-win environments based on mutual trust, respect, and understanding.