About Us: Consultants

 Our Development Consultants

Bernie McCann and Ken Burgess serve as Development Consultants for the Foundation. Both individuals have many years of experience in employee assistance, behavioral healthcare, and workplace wellness programming and are well known to the EA field.


Bernie McCann, PhD, CEAP, of Boston, MA, a graduate of Brandeis University’s Heller School of Health Policy and Management, is an EAP researcher and published author of journal articles and book chapters on EAPs and managed behavioral healthcare. As a private consultant, Dr. McCann has assisted numerous work organizations in developing and implementing strategies for healthy workplaces and maximizing human resources.

You may read more about Bernie at: www.linkedin.com/in/berniemccannphd/




Ken Burgess, M.Ed., LPC, CEAP, Brenham, Texas, is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and has many years of experience with occupational alcoholism programs, as an EAP provider and consultant in both the internal and external EA sectors. Mr. Burgess is also experienced in providing services to expatriate employees and families. Ken has worked extensively outside the United States to help establish EAPs and related services to employers in South America, Western, and Eastern Europe.

You may read more about Ken at: www.eapconsultant.com