Patricia Burke is a Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Social Work, a Certified Clinical Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Social Worker and a Certified Clinical Supervisor with over 30 of clinical and teaching experience.

Patricia is a nationally recognized trainer and currently on the faculty of Union Institute & University undergraduate program in the Psychology & Human Development concentration and the Addiction Studies Specialty. Patricia was on the faculty of the Rutgers Summer School of Alcohol and Drug Studies from 1989-2010. She has been an instructor for the Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England at the Brown University Center of Alcohol Studies since 1999 and a trainer for the Co- Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine since 2006. She has also been on the faculty of the New England Institute of Addiction Studies, the University of New England School of Social Work, University of Southern Maine, and Southern Maine Community College.

Her most recent publications include one chapter in Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions (Springer, 2012). Other recent publications include three chapters in Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment (Haworth Press, 2006) titled Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment, Enhancing Hope and Resilience Through a Spiritually Sensitive Focus in the Treatment of Trauma and Addiction, and Clinician Self-Care. She was also on the Expert Advisory Board of Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery, Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 48 (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2008).Patricia is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and maintains a private clinical and consultation practice in Yarmouth, Maine.