James K. Giese, Ph.D.

Areas of Interest

Research-based approaches to the treatment of adolescent drug and alcohol abuse; the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents and adults with depression and/or anxiety, academic and/or behavioral problems; and adults dealing with addictive behaviors such as, substance abuse, gambling, sexual and eating disorders.


Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Marquette University, 1998
M.S., Clinical Psychology, Marquette University, 1995
B.S., Psychology, UW Stevens Point, 1991


Over twenty years of outpatient experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families from a variety of backgrounds with a broad range of problems. Ten years of research experience studying how various risk factors are related to the development of drug and alcohol abuse in adolescents.

Personal Data

Married with three children. Enjoys bike racing, rock climbing and hiking.

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