Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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Bertrand Berger, PhD

Bertrand Berger, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Assistant Professor (adjunct faculty) at Marquette University and UW-Milwaukee, and is Acute Mental Health Program Manager at the Milwaukee VAMC. Bert attended the University of Wisconsin for his Undergraduate training. He received his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and completed his internship at the Milwaukee VAMC. He is an accomplished teacher and is actively involved in residency and medical student training and supervision.

Dr. Berger's academic interests include: Research on chronic mental illness and stigma of mental illness, Psychiatry resident teaching- Spirituality and Group Therapy, Graduate Student supervision, and Dissertation Committee membership.


A few publications include:

1. Berger, B.D. & Adesso, V.J., (1991). Gender in using alcohol to cope with depression, Addictive Behaviors, 16, 315-327.

2. Berger, B.D., Lehrmann, J., Larson, G., Alverno, L. & Tsao, C. (2005). Non-psychotic, non-paraphilic self-amputation and the internet. Comprehensive Psychiatry, Volume 46, Issue 5, September-October 2005, Pages 380-383.

3. Cornette, M., Berger, B.D., Larson, G., & D'Angelo, B. (2004). Harm Reduction: An Innovative Approach to Substance Abuse Treatment Targeting a Recidivistic Veteran Population. Poster presented at the Association of Advancement of Behavior Therapy November, 2004 Convention.

Dr. Berger sees adult patients for couples and individual psychotherapy and assessment at the Tosa Center, while also serving the veteran patient population at the VAMC.


Contact information:

E-mail: Bert.Berger@va.gov

Phone: MCW: (414) 955-7243 or VAMC: (414) 384-2000 x41255

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