Walter Brackelmanns, MD
Walter E. Brackelmanns, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist, child psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA, a Senior Instructor for the Extension Division of UCLA, and a mental health consultant to the Los Angeles Unified School District. He is the Director of the Couples and Individual Therapy Clinic, the Coordinator of the Couples and Sex Therapy Training Program, and Instructor of the Inter-analytic Couples Therapy Course at UCLA. He has worked for 30 years developing and teaching a unique and practical approach to couples therapy, both nationally and internationally.
Christine Hradesky, MD
Dr. Hradesky has worked at the Pacific Clinics East, Augustus Hawkins Mental Health Center and Central City Community Mental Health Facility. She currently maintains a private practice in Los Angeles, CA.
Hillary Greene-Pae is a Clinical Social Work consultant for the Lifespan Institute. She received her Master’s degree from UC Berkeley specializing in gerontology and clinical social work. Currently she maintains a private practice in Calabasas, CA.
Deborah Nadel, MD
Deborah Nadel is a board certified psychiatrist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA who is in private practice in Santa Monica. She has previous experience in mental health education as Chairperson of the Program Committee for the Southern California Psychiatric Society and as Director of the UCLA Psychiatry Residency Outpatient Program.
Amy DiNoble, PhD
Amy DiNoble, Ph.D. serves as the research director for Lifespan Learning Institute. After studying Psychobiology and Neuroscience at UCLA, she continued her graduate studies in Clinical Psychology. While in graduate school, she began studying interpersonal neurobiology with Dr. Daniel Siegel. Her studies with Dr. Siegel inspired her to study and conduct research in the areas of attachment and mindfulness. Dr. DiNoble currently provides psychotherapy for individuals, adolescents, and couples while continuing to pursue various research opportunities.
Irwin M. Schultz, MD
Irwin M. Schultz, M.D. is a Medical Consultant for the Lifespan Learning Institute. For over 40 years he has been an Assistant Clinical Professor, Psychiatry at the UCLA Center for Health Sciences. His special interests are psychoanalysis, group therapy, psychotherapy of patients with thermal injuries, and consultation - liaison psychiatry, forensic psychotherapy.