Theresa L Kapke, PhD

Children’s Wisconsin since 2019
  • Pediatric Psychologist, Children's Wisconsin
  • Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin




Dr. Kapke is pediatric clinical psychologist who specializes in working with youth with chronic illness and pain. She approaches care from a culturally-sensitive, biopsychosocial perspective and utilizes cognitive and behavioral therapies in her work with youth and families. She coordinates with schools and other providers in order to optimize her patients' functioning and wellbeing. She is a CW Qualified Second Language Speaker and able to provide services in English and Spanish.

Areas of Interest

  • Pain and headache
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Education and Awards


  • 2010, Marquette University, BA
  • 2015, Marquette University, MS
  • 2018, Marquette University, PhD


  • 2020, Medical College of Wisconsin - Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology Hematology/Oncology/BMT

Research and publications