Sarah B. Burger, Ph.D.

Dr. Burger earned her bachelor’s degree in Intensive Psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, graduating summa cum laude with honors in her college and high honors in her major. She was awarded an outstanding undergraduate researcher award at the time of graduation. She went on to complete master’s and doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology, with identified speciality in Neuropsychology, from the University of Arizona. She completed her pre-doctoral internship in Clinical Psychology and Adult Neuropsychology at the University of Arizona Medical Center, followed by a 2-year postdoctoral residency in Pediatric and Adult Neuropsychology with private practice placement at Neuropsychology Ltd. through the Arizona Psychological Training Consortium. 

Dr. Burger is trained in pediatric, adult and geriatric neuropsychological assessment, and in evidence-based individual, couples, family and group therapy. She has served in the past as adjunct faculty at both the University of Arizona and Pima Community College, and also as a part-time research associate at the University of Arizona. Dr. Burger has been practicing as a licensed psychologist in Tucson since 2013, working initially for the group private practice where she completed her postdoctoral training (Neuropsychology Ltd.). Dr. Burger began working also as a contract psychologist for Triumph Counseling Services, Inc. part-time in 2014, completing neuropsychological evaluations on nights and weekends. Neuropsychology Ltd. was taken over by the Center for Neurosciences (CNS) in April of 2016, and Dr. Burger stayed on to work at CNS for a year and a half before leaving to open this practice (A-Z Neuropsychology, LLC). Her contract work with Triumph is ongoing. 

At present, Dr. Burger conducts most of her clinical work here in Tucson. She travels occasionally to Scottsdale, to provide special needs neuropsychological assessment evaluations at Scottsdale Pediatric Behavioral Services. In her free time, Dr. Burger enjoys spending time at home with her husband and two daughters and playing soccer in a local women’s league. She also enjoys spending time in the kitchen, cooking and making intricate cakes for the people she loves.

Programs + Specialties

Clinical Psychology / Neuropsychology

Research Interests

Neurobiology of anxiety & stress.

Training + Education

Graduate training at the University of Arizona

Provider NPI #

1881193522

Practice NPI #

1790075471

Language(s)

English

Accepted Insurances

Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Arizona, Cigna, HealthNet,
Tricare, United Healthcare, Medicare

Quick Profile

Name:
Sarah B. Burger, Ph.D.

Address:
5930 E. Pima St.
Suite 138
Tucson, AZ 85712

Phone:
(520) 441-4006

Speciality:
Clinical Psychology / Neuropsychology

Degree:
Clinical Psychology (Ph.D)
University of Arizona