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UCLA Counseling and Psychological Center

CAPS staff is comprised of professionals from diverse cultures and backgrounds. All clinicians are trained to provide culturally-sensitive treatment. CAPS clinicians speak a range of languages: American Sign Language, Chinese-Cantonese, Chinese-Mandarin, Farsi, French, Greek, Korean, Serbian, and Spanish. All CAPS clinicians are experienced with college mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, stress, and adjustment to college life. Clinical staff are licensed in the state of California through their respective boards:

Leadership

Nicole Presley Green, Ph.D.

Executive Director
Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 21353
Ph.D. University of Southern California
Ed.M. Harvard University
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles

Tanya Brown, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist #23571
Ph.D. Duquesne University
B.A. Duquesne University

Kei Takahashi, PsyD.

Assistant Training Director
Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 25335
Psy.D. Loyola University Maryland
B.A. Stanford University

Johanna Canlapan Rigor

Administrative Services Director

Ancy Cherian, Ph.D.

Clinical Director
Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 21867
Ph.D. Boston University
B.A. University at Albany

Michael Friedmann, Ph.D.

Assistant Clinical Director
Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 28298
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles

Deborah Green, L.C.S.W.

Assistant Clinical Director
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, CA LCSW 25189
M.S.W. University of Southern California
B.S. University of Arizona

Christina Williams, L.C.S.W.

Assistant Clinical Director

Saeromi Kim, Ph.D.

Assistant Clinical Director
Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 25024
Ph.D. Clark University, Worcester, MA
B.A. Brown University, Providence, RI

Kathleen Lambird, Ph.D

Quality, Client Safety and Risk Manager
Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 21774
Ph.D. University of California Los Angeles
B.A. University of Pennsylvania

Hope Levin, M.D.

Psychiatry Director
Licensed Psychiatrist
M.D. MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine
B.S. Cornell University
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in General Psychiatry
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Staff Clinicians

Jennifer Beckwith, L.M.F.T.

CAPS Triage Clinician
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT 93443
MMFT University of Southern California
BA Loyola Marymount University

William (Bill) Caperton, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 28776
Ph.D. Marguette University
M.A. St. Mary's University of Minnesota
B.A. University of Pittsburgh
CAPS @ BWC Staff Psychologist

Anthony Chambers, L.M.F.T.

CAPS Clinical Coordinator
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT 53608
M.S. California State University, Dominguez Hills
B.A San Jose State University

Diana (Dee) Chappelear, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 14717
Ph.D. CSPP, Los Angeles
B.A. , M.A. California State University, Northridge

Elizabeth Chase, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 31297
Ph.D., CSPP Alliant International University, San Diego
M.A., CSPP Alliant International University, San Diego
B.A., UC San Diego

James H. Cones, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 13387
Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
M.S. Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia
B.A. University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia

Amy Cuny, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 28922
Psy.D. Rosemead School of Psychology
M.A. Rosemead School of Psychology
M.A. Pepperdine University
B.A. Concordia University Irvine

Dustin Dewitt, L.C.S.W.

Andrew Felder, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 22412, VA #0810003819 (inactive)
Ph.D. Duquesne University
M.A. Pepperdine University
B.S. George Mason University

Diane Gallo, Psy.D.

Diane Jung Gallo, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 30141
Psy.D. Roosevelt University
M.A. Roosevelt University
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles

Theodore (Teddy) Goldsmith, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 29425
Psy.D. CSPP Alliant International University, Los Angeles
B.A. Brown University

Kristi Jordan Graham, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY29823
B.A. Wellesley College
M.S. Vanderbilt University
Ph.D. Vanderbilt University

Jonna Howard, L.M.F.T.

CAPS Triage Clinician
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT 90733
MMFT University of Southern California
BA University of Southern California

Loanie Huynh, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 26233
Ph.D. Palo Alto University
M.A. Harvard University
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles

Guru Khalsa, L.M.F.T.

Melinda Kirschner, Ph.D., MSW

Athletics Program Coordinator; Eating Disorder Lead Psychologist

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 25019
Ph.D. California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles
M.S.W. University of Hawaii
B.A. Georgetown University

Payam Kharazi, Psy.D.

Phylice Lim, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 29590
Ph.D. Northern Illinois University
M.A. Northern Illinois University
B.A. University of Kansas

Ian Mathis, Ph.D.

Justin Miles, L.M.F.T.

CAPS Triage Clinician

Sodah Minty, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 31326
Psy.D California Lutheran University
M.S. California Lutheran University
M.A. The New School for Social Research
B.A. Eugene Lang College, The New School University

Arianna Morales, L.M.F.T.

CAPS Triage Clinician
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT 101306
M.A, Phillips Graduate University
B.A, Mount St. Mary’s University

Kristen McDonald, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 22903
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts Amherst
M.A. San Francisco State University
B.A. Pomona College
CAPS @ BWC Staff Psychologist

Colby Moss, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, CA LCS 22318
MSW University of California, Los Angeles
B.A. Brown University

Mia Power, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 27525
Psy.D. CSPP Alliant International University, Los Angeles
M.A. CSPP Alliant International University, Los Angeles
B.A. Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

Maxwell Rappoport, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 29385
Ph.D. Palo Alto University
M.S. Palo Alto University
B.S. University of Pittsburgh

Jennifer Robles, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 21963
Ph.D. The Ohio State University
B.A. Dartmouth College

Michal Scharlin, L.C.S.W, M.P.H.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Michelle Scharlin CA LCS 27863
M.S.W. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M.P.H. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
B.A. University of California, Berkeley

Sarah Segal, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, CA LCS 86501
M.S.W. University of California, Los Angeles
B.A. International Relations, Boston University

Michelle Shea, L.M.F.T.

Kei Takahashi, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY 25335
Psy.D. Loyola University Maryland
B.A. Stanford University

Jason Tomasian, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, CA LCSW64236
M.S.W. University of California, Los Angeles
B.A. University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Shannen Vong, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, CA PSY30027
Ph.D. CSPP-Alliant International University, Los Angeles

M.A. & B.A. California State University, Los Angeles
CAPS @ BWC Staff Psychologist

Courtney Walters, L.M.F.T.

CAPS Triage Clinician
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT 49280
M.A., National University, San Diego, CA
B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Christina Williams, L.C.S.W.

Staff Psychiatrists

Geneice Christian, M.D.

M.D. University of Illinois, Chicago
B.A. Stanford University
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in General Psychiatry
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Anupama Kalsi, M.D.

Licensed Psychiatrist
M.D. University of California, San Francisco
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles
Psychiatry Residency, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Connie Lane, M.D.

Licensed Psychiatrist
M.D. Texas A&M Health Science Center
B.A. University of Texas at Austin
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Amy Mulherin, M.D.

Licensed Psychiatrist CA A93514
MD University of Southern California
MA Columbia University
BS University of Calilfornia, Los Angeles

Julie M. Pan, M.D.

Licensed Psychiatrist
M.D. Brown University
B.A. Brown University
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Steven Sager, M.D.

David Taylor, M.D.

Licensed Psychiatrist
M.D. George Washington University
B.A. Stanford University
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Forensics
Diplomate, American Board of Addiction Medicine

Anjali Varigonda, M.D.

Clinicians in Training

Jermaine Bean

Psychology Intern

Taylor Dovola

Psychology Intern

Caitlin Merrill

Psychology Intern

Catherine Teotico

Psychology Intern

Johndavid Barton

Post Doctoral Fellow

Lola Martin

Post Doctoral Fellow

Audrey Wittrup

Post Doctoral Fellow

Allison Metts

Practicum Student

Alyssa Keane

Social Work Intern

Taylor Kreiss

Social Work Intern

Administrative Support

Alejandro Barba

Logistics Coordinator

Cecilia Colon

Clinic Assistant

Doreen Gonzales

Clinic Assistant

Kenny Goodman

Executive Assistant

Tyler Harano

Clinic Assistant

Crystal Klements

Clinic Assistant

Guadalupe Medina

Insurance & Referral Coordinator

Gabriel Loredo

Community Relations and Outreach Coordinator

Quality Assurance

Kathleen Lambird, Ph.D.

Quality, Client Safety and Risk Manager

Johanna Canlapan Rigor

Administrative Services Director

Jason Thornton

Quality Analyst