Dakota J Kaiser, PhD

Dakota J Kaiser, PhD

Psychologist, Managing Partner


Iowa State University: PhD, Counseling Psychology (APA Accredited)

Marquette University: MS, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Emphasis in Addictions and Mental Health

University of Wisconsin-Madison: BS, Psychology & Biology

University of Wisconsin-Marathon County: AAS

Clinical Training

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: North Central Health Care, Health Psychology and Leadership

Pre-Doctoral Internship: Veterans Affairs-Central Iowa Health Care System 

Masters Internship: Medical College of WI-Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Services Provided


Testing and Evaluation

Locations: Wausau Office, Telehealth


Licensed Psychologist (WI)

National Register Health Service Psychologist

Licensed Professional Counselor (WI)

Substance Abuse Counselor (WI)

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (IA)

National Certified Counselor

Specialty Areas

Assessment and Evaluation

Behavioral Health and Health Psychology:


Diabetes Management

Health Behavior Changes

Psychogastroenterology and Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction

Neurological Disorders and TBI

Coping with Chronic and Life Threatening Illness

Caregiver Support

Palliative Care, Hospice, and End of Life Support

Chronic Pain

Sleep Difficulties

Substance Use and Addictions

Geriatric Mental Health 

Non-pharmacological Dementia Management

Stress Management 

Concerns of High Performers 

Vocational and Career Concerns

Data Analysis, Program Evaluation, and Needs Assessments

Industrial and Organizational Services

Academic Experiences 

In addition to providing therapy and testing services, Dr. Kaiser is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. His program of research largely addresses qaulity improvement and applied community problems, but also includes several scientific publications and many presentations at both local and national conferences. He also has extensive teaching experience at the university-level.

Alternative Locations

Dr. Kaiser is the Behavioral Health Clinical Director at Bridge Community Health Clinic. Many of the services he provides are available through Bridge Community Health Clinic which offers different billing structures and more financial support options to those who qualify. Please call Bridge Community Health Clinic at 715-848-4884 for more information.