Why Choose Burkwood Treatment Center


At Burkwood Treatment Center, we pride ourselves in working with our patients to build strong foundations for real, long-term recovery. Our evidence-based treatment programs, serene environment, and compassionate staff are just a few of the reasons patients choose Burkwood.


For more than 20 years, our committed staff members have been dedicated to changing the lives of adult men and women by offering compassionate, individualized care. Through our continued dedication to improving the quality of life of our patients we have treated a host of issues and challenges, including but not limited to the following:

Substance use disorders:

  • Alcohol
  • Opioids
  • Heroin
  • Prescription drugs
  • Painkillers
  • Cocaine
  • Meth

Mental health disorders:

  • Adjustment disorder
  • Depressive disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder

Exceptional Staff

We feel the essence of a quality treatment experience is found within the men and women who provide the care. At Burkwood Treatment Center, we are extremely proud of the team of professionals we have established, as they have made it their primary goal to help improve the lives of each individual they care for. Our team consists of the following professionals:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurses
  • Counselors
  • Technicians
  • Dieticians

Comprehensive Programming

We understand each individual who is entrusted into our care has their own set of needs, strengths, and concerns. We feel strongly that all treatment plans should be tailored to each patient, ensuring they receive the focused care that enables them to achieve sustained success.

All individuals complete a detailed evaluation prior to starting treatment. In addition to identifying the issues and challenges the individual is experiencing, these evaluations also aid in determining which services, therapeutic techniques, and levels of care will be most effective.

Effective Therapies

Burkwood Treatment Center features a variety of specialized therapeutic interventions, which help us ensure that all who heal with us have a well-rounded treatment experience. Depending on each person’s specific needs and goals, his or her treatment plan may include the following elements:

  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Experiential therapy
  • Medication management
  • 12-Step meetings
  • MAAEZ (Making AA Easier)
  • Guided imagery
  • Process groups
  • Activity groups
  • Gestalt-influenced and analogy-based plays
  • Transitional treatment

Healing Environment

When a person comes to Burkwood Treatment Center, he or she has the opportunity to both figuratively and literally escape the stresses and pressures of everyday life. Our beautiful rustic campus is located on three bucolic acres near Willow River States Park in a rural section of Hudson, Wisconsin. This serene and peaceful environment is the perfect complement to the quality clinical services all participants receive.

The silence and serenity of the wilderness are extremely conducive to productive introspection and deep personal growth. Given the time, space, and guidance to focus on their unique capabilities and specific needs, participants can reconnect with their true selves and rediscover the inner strength that will empower them to live healthier lives in recovery.

Learn More Today

At Burkwood Treatment Center, our team of admissions counselors is available 24/7 to answer all of your questions and to help you make the most informed decisions for yourself or your loved one. We understand that grappling with mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders can be extremely taxing, and we encourage you to call us at your earliest convenience.