Driftless Integrative Psychiatry
Dr. Erica Burger, DO MPH
A functional medicine, whole-body healing approach.
Offering virtual + in person options for those living in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa.
Hi, my name is Dr. Erica Burger and I'm an integrative psychiatrist. Even before medical school, I knew that I wanted to help people through a holistic lens with a focus on heart-centered care.
I have specialized expertise in holistic psychiatry, offering both traditional and ancient approaches to improving mental wellbeing. I love helping people reclaim their peace, tap into their own inner wisdom, and feel more balanced so they can live the life they want to be living. You can learn more about my background here.
I am your approachable and grounded astrology-loving, nature-bathing, research-reading psychiatrist, passionate about helping you feel better.
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Certified in integrative psychiatry through the Integrative Psychiatry Institute
Certified in ketamine assisted therapy through Phil Wolfson, MD at The Ketamine Training Center
Additional training in nutritional psychiatry, herbalism, and personalized medicine
Four year residency in Psychiatry at Hennepin Healthcare and Health Partners in Minneapolis, MN
Compassionate Care Award voted on by peers in 2018, 2019
Specializing in helping people who are experiencing:
Pre-menstrual mental health symptoms
Side effects from current psychiatric medications
Mental health symptoms during pregnancy/post-partum/menopause
Traumatic brain injury
How we help:
Bringing your nervous system back into balance...
by blending traditional osteopathy, functional medicine, psychedelic medicine, and modern psychiatry
Fiona, Patient at Driftless Integrative Psychiatry
I felt listened to for the first time as a patient. Thank you.
Matt, Patient at Driftless Integrative Psychiatry
I actually am feeling better and am so thankful I'm feeling better. Thank you for everything you have done for me!
Dr. Vanessa Baca DO, Psychiatrist
Dr. Burger is one of the most approachable physicians I have had the pleasure to work with. She truly listens and works with you to find a solution.
* All patient names have been changed. Patient photos shown are stock photos
Our interventions have synergistic effects so our protocols can be combined. Metabolic health affects mood, nutrition affects inflammation, inflammation affects mental health.
Integrative means a "both/and" philosophy that is more fluid and flexible. Yes, medications might be helpful for you but we might consider and utilize other treatment options. We care about root causes and truly effective solutions, aligned with your goals and values.
We're proud to be the first clinic in Iowa to offer psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy with ketamine- a legal, effective, and profound catalyst for inner transformation. We are passionate about safely and thoughtfully expanding psychedelic assisted psychotherapy to those living in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota as the research continues to evolve.
Individuals across the states of Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin (in tiny towns and big cities) are patients here at Driftless Integrative Psychiatry, meeting by video or in person. We are located in the heart of the Driftless Area, next to the Mississippi River. Our clinic is within a 3 hour drive of the Twin Cities, Madison, Iowa City, Waterloo, Rochester, Cedar Falls and within a 4 hour drive of Milwaukee and Des Moines. We are available by video and in person.