About Dr. Bartlett

Dr. Mary Bartlett is a licensed professional counselor and serves as an independent behavioral health
consultant on resilience, risk reduction, and suicide prevention. With a doctorate in Counselor Education from
Auburn University, her professional credentials include certification as a national counselor, family life
educator, military family life consultant, and she is an Alabama counseling supervisor. 

Presently, she works for the United States Air Force (USAF) Air University at the Air Command and Staff College where she teaches in the Leadership Department, and leverages her training to infuse wellness-based courses into USAF
Professional Military Education courses.


Dr. Bartlett is an authorized trainer for the Suicide Prevention Resource Center and the American Association of Suicidology, is an Army National Guard qualified Master Resilience Trainer, has completed the Air Force Resilience Training program, and has published research, manuscripts, and book chapters on suicide prevention and intervention. She speaks internationally on her areas of research and various mental health related topics.


Dr. Bartlett is often invited to serve Department of Defense leadership on suicide and resilience-related matters, and has served on the Army National Guard Resilience, Risk Reduction, and Suicide Prevention Council and the Air Force Resilience Programming and Development Working Group.

Past appointments include serving on the Workplace Postvention Task Force of the American Association of Suicidology, Co-Chair of the Academy of Eating Disorders and Suicide Prevention Special Interest Group, board member of the Ethics Committee for the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals, and the advisory board to the Alabama chapter for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Dr. Bartlett is passionate in her commitment to prevent suicide and advocate for those who have been touched by suicide, and travels to lecture and provide support services to a wide range of organizations. She is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and presently resides in Montgomery, Alabama.