Pat Kulik

Director of Domestic & Sexual Violence

Pat has been with Bridgeway Behavioral Health since 1992. She began her career here as a Child Specialist, starting the evening chemical dependency outpatient program for children. In 1993, when the Women’s Center reopened their children’s program, Pat began her career in the field of domestic violence. While in this position, she developed a curriculum for children exposed to domestic violence, both in shelter as well as a 6-week outreach program. She also developed a 6-week parenting education program. In 1998, when the Terry L. Robertson Center opened, Pat created a second children’s program in Troy.

In 2000, Pat assumed the role of Site Director at the Women’s Center. In 2002, she became the site director for our Sexual Assault Center, and in 2008, her role changed to Director of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services.

Pat has been involved in several state and local trainings as a participant and leader. She was part of a group that brought a national program, “Behind Closed Doors,” to St. Charles County. She has served on numerous committees and councils, including the St. Charles Family Stress Council, and has been nominated for Child Advocate of the Year by the St. Louis Area Council on Child Abuse and Neglect. In 2012, Pat received the Guardian Angel Award from the St. Louis Crisis Nursery.

Pat is passionate about protecting victims of violence and wishes to continue to be actively involved where her contributions serve to assist others.