The Simms/Mann - UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology is part of UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and UCLA Oncology. To find out more about research opportunities and medical oncology care, please visit these sites.
+ (123) 1800-453-1546
simmsmanncenter@mednet.ucla.edu

Posts

Phone: (310) 794-6644 Fax: (310) 794-9615
Mon - Fri: 8:00AM - 5:00PM Sat - Sun: Closed
Email simmsmanncenter@mednet.ucla.edu

Meet Our Staff

The Center is staffed by a range of caring individuals who understand the importance of a patient-centered approach to care.

The Center has staff with expertise and knowledge representing a variety of domains and disciplines including clinical and health psychology, psychiatry, preventive wellness, nutrition and dietary supplementation, oncology social work, mind/body approaches, art therapy, holistic healing, QiGong, individual, couples and family therapy, bereavement, spiritual care, complementary care, and the psychology of women.

Director

Kauser Ahmed, PhD

View Bio »

Director, Simms/Mann – UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, Darcie Denkert Notkin Director of Psychosocial Oncology Care, Staff Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Psychologist

Staff Clinicians

Kauser Ahmed, PhD

View Bio »

Director, Simms/Mann – UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, Darcie Denkert Notkin Director of Psychosocial Oncology Care, Staff Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Psychologist

Lorelei Bonet, LCSW

View Bio »

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Elizabeth Cleary, PhD

View Bio »

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Valentina Ogaryan, PhD

View Bio »

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Greg Flaxman, LCSW, MPH

View Bio »

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Felicia Lepetri

View Bio »

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Sharon Loewenbein, LCSW

View Bio »

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Rebecca LoMonaco

View Bio »

Staff Clinician

Sydney Siegel

View Bio »

Staff Clinician

Spiritual Care

Michael Eselun, BCC

View Bio »

Staff Chaplain/Oncology Spiritual Care Specialist

Founding Director, Emeritus

Anne Coscarelli, PhD

View Bio »

Founding Director, Simms/Mann – UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, Darcie Denkert Notkin Director of Psychosocial Oncology Care, Director Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA Licensed Psychologist PSY 7299

Interns

Mark Buchanan, M.Div.

View Bio »

Intern

Geoff Corner

View Bio »

Intern

Jenny Tran

View Bio »

Intern

Integrative Oncology Specialist

Carolyn Katzin, MS, CNS, MNT

View Bio »

Integrative Oncology Specialist

Psychiatrist

Zev Wiener, MD

View Bio »

Psychiatrist

Group Facilitators

Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, PhD, ATR

View Bio »

Group Facilitator, Art Therapist

Lisa Kring, LCSW

View Bio »

Group Facilitator

Stephen Lottenberg, MD, PsyD

View Bio »

Group Facilitator

Celeste Torrens, LCSW

View Bio »

Group Facilitator

Grand Master Tang Wei Zhong

View Bio »

Qi Gong Instructor

Administration

Marcia Britvan, MBA

View Bio »

Administrator

Reflections Staff

Angela Bray

View Bio »

Reflections Staff Member

Kristine Knudsen

View Bio »

Reflections Staff Member

Contact us for more information or book an appointment