Erik Johnston Ulland, MD, is a board certified general psychiatrist and child and adolescent psychiatrist who serves as medical director of the Nashotah program at Rogers Memorial Hospital - Oconomowoc. Dr. Ulland was a resident at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Lebanon, N.H. from 2003 to 2006 where he was nominated for a Psychiatry Resident Teacher of the Year Award. He completed his child psychiatry residency in 2008 at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He earned his medical degree from the Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 2003 and attended Walla Walla College where he completed his Bachelors of Science degree in Bioengineering, and post-graduate work in immunology and chaos theory applied to behavior in animal systems.
His clinical interests include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, and non-suicidal self injury. In his work with patients and their families, Dr. Ulland uses predominantly a cognitive behavioral framework, while making use of motivational interviewing, solution focused therapy, and the principles of dialectical behavioral therapy. He has additional interest in the areas of positive psychology and in the principles of evolutionary psychology and their application to creating a well-lived life.
In addition to his clinical interests, Dr. Ulland has lectured to professional and lay audiences on a range of topics related to pediatric psychiatry. He enjoys playing guitar and is an author and photographer whose poetry and short stories have been published and his photographs exhibited in competitions and other venues.
Dr. Ulland is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Academy for Eating Disorders, the American Psychiatric Association, the Wisconsin Medical Society and the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association.