Kathleen Bigsby

Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare recently announced that Kathleen Bigsby, Ph.D., LCSW, has been appointed Group CEO for its Western Region treatment centers. With over 30 years of experience and leadership within the behavioral healthcare industry, Bigsby served 15 of those years in Regional Group Director, Group CEO, and CEO roles at The Canyon Treatment Services within Foundations Recovery Network and at Universal Health Services (UHS).

During her 15 years with Foundations Recovery Network and UHS, Bigsby created and led premier programs as CEO and Regional Group Director. She developed start-up, turnaround, and de novo projects through three acquisitions and exercised an entrepreneurial and systematic approach to strategic planning and execution. As Group CEO at Odyssey, she will drive operational and service excellence that continues to deliver high-quality mental health care with a focus on improving client outcomes. Additionally, she will foster high-performance cultures that recruit and retain leading clinical and operational teams.

“I’m thrilled to be part of the Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare team and lead these high-quality treatment facilities with clinical excellence,” said Kathleen Bigsby. “Odyssey’s strategic expansion in the California market demonstrates that the need for behavioral healthcare continues to grow. I am looking forward to advancing their mission to create and help as many people as possible to obtain comprehensive care and progress in their recovery.”