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Inger E Burnett-Zeigler

Inger E Burnett-Zeigler, PhD

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


NMH/Arkes Family Pavilion Suite 1000
676 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611

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Addiction; Alcohol and Drug Dependency; Alcohol, Alcoholism; Behavioral Medicine; Child and Adolescent psychiatry; Mental Health; Mood Disorders; Psychiatry

Description of Interests

Dr. Burnett-Zeigler treats patients at the Asher Center for the Study and Treatment of Depressive Disorders. Her clinical interests are in mood and anxiety disorders, comorbid substance use disorders, stress management, and interpersonal relationships. She is has training and experience in several psychotherapy interventions including psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, behavioral activation, and mindfulness meditation. Dr. Burnett-Zeigler’s research focuses on better understanding the factors associated with mental health service utilization. She is specifically interested in attitudes and beliefs about mental health problems, access to mental health treatment, engagement in mental health treatment, and barriers to mental health treatment among disadvantaged populations including racial/ethnic minorities and those with low income, limited education, and limited access to resources. She is currently working to develop a Mind-Body Complementary Health depression intervention to be delivered to disadvantaged women in the community.

Professional Education

PhD: Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine, Clinical Psychology (2009)
Fellowship: Northwestern McGaw, Psychology (2007)

Most Recent Publications

Burnett-Zeigler I, Kim HM, Chiang C, Kavanagh J, Zivin K, Rockefeller K, Sirey JA, Kales HC.
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2014 Feb;29(2):169-177.doi:10.1002/gps.3984.
ISSN: 08856230

Burnett-Zeigler I, Ilgen MA, Bohnert K, Miller E, Islam K, Zivin K.
Community Mental Health Journal. 2013 Jun;49(3):303-310.doi:10.1007/s10597-012-9510-5.
PMID: 22451018   ISSN: 00103853

Burnett-Zeigler I, Bohnert KM, Ilgen MA.
Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2013 Jan;47(1):56-63.doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2012.08.029.
PMID: 23063326   ISSN: 00223956

Burnett-Zeigler I, Zivin K, Islam K, Ilgen MA.
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2012 Oct;47(10):1617-1625.doi:10.1007/s00127-011-0465-6.
PMID: 22218726   ISSN: 09337954

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