Erik Johnston Ulland, MD, is Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Inpatient services, and a child and adolescent psychiatrist who specializes in the inpatient treatment of eating disorders.
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 for his Bachelor’s of Science in Bioengineering, and post-graduate work which focused on general biology.
Dr. Ulland is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, A member of the Academy for Eating Disorders, American Psychiatric Association and Wisconsin Medical Society.
His clinical interests include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders, personality disorders, autism spectrum disorders, eating disorders, and working with families. He uses predominantly a cognitive behavioral framework, while making use of motivational interviewing, solution focused therapy, interpersonal therapy, and dynamic techniques in less acute settings. He has additional interest in the areas of positive psychology, and in principles of evolutionary psychology, and how to apply them to find meaning in life.