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Driftless Integrative Psychiatry

Dr. Erica Burger, DO MPH


heart-centered and holistic care

athlete mental health

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Sports Psychiatry 

Providing psychiatric care to recreational, college, and professional athletes.  Taking into consideration the unique needs, stressors, and talents of athletes. We help athletes navigate mental illness,  overtraining, identity in sport, retirement from sport, and coping with injuries.


We treat athletes who have depression, anxiety, exercise addiction, and disordered eating as well as provide guidance in regards to performance anxiety, pre-competition preparation, and stress management. If medications are indicated, we will discuss which is best when taking into consideration athletic performance. 


About Driftless Integrative Psychiatry

Welcome! Driftless Integrative Psychiatry helps the doers, the seekers, and athletes improve their mental health from a holistic lens.   I work with  individuals going through depression, anxiety, stressful transitions, and/or trauma who tend to be  high achieving go-getters.

If you are struggling, I am here to help.  I believe you can feel better. My intention is to help you live a life that is aligned with your values while providing support, guidance, and expertise from a physician with specialization in psychiatry.

I am honored you are here. 

Dr. Erica Burger, DO , MPH

Who I Work With

If you are..

 Struggling with low mood, sadness low energy, or low motivation.

Experiencing anxiety of any kind that has become unmanageable.

Feeling unrelenting stress and/or going through big (or little) life transitions.


Have experienced or are experiencing trauma or moral injury of any kind.

Think you might have bipolar disorder or are currently living with bipolar disorder.

Interested in learning other ways of managing your mental health besides or alongside medication.

Have had hesitations about medications for mental health and wanted to learn about and discuss indications, benefits, side effects of medications.

Wanting to simplify your medication regimen or you feel not great on your current medication regimen.

Interested in food as medicine and making swaps in your eating patterns that better support your mental health.

Wanting to keep your mental health care outside of insurance.

If you see yourself here or wonder if you may be ready to feel better and live a life worth living, please connect with me here.

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Free 15 Minute Phone Consultation

We offer a complimentary 15 minute "Get to Know You" visit so you can ask questions about our services and practice model to determine if we are a good fit.  Easy self-scheduling here.

Initial Intake 

New patients start with a 75 minute evaluation in order to better understand you, including your background, mental health history, values and goals, and treatment options.  Patients are provided with a detailed treatment plan.  

25 Minute Follow Up

Focus sessions that include assessing response to treatment.  These sessions can also be used for brief psychotherapy and review of lab results.  The recommended follow up frequency depends on your needs and what works best for you. 

50 Minute Follow Up

Longer sessions allow for more in-depth psychotherapy, providing education on your symptoms, discussing diagnostic testing results, lifestyle coaching, and your response to treatment.  The recommended frequency depends on your needs and what works best for you. 


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