Daniela A Wittmann, PhD, LMSW

Associate Professor, Urology
Associate Professor, Social Work

  

Biography

Daniela Wittmann, PhD, LMSW, is a Clinical Associate Professor in the University of Michigan Department of Urology in the University of Michigan Health System. She is an AASECT-certified sex therapist and a sex therapy supervisor. She received her BA Hons. in Russian Studies and Psychology at the University of Keele, Staffs., UK, her MSW at Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston and her PhD in Social Work at Michigan State University. She is one of the leading members in the Prostate Cancer Survivorship Program at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. She has 30 years of experience in individual, couple and family psychotherapy with patients with chronic illnesses including cancer and severe mental illness. Her research interests include the use of mixed methods to study the effect of cancer on sexual health and the development, testing and dissemination of interventions that promote sexual recovery after cancer treatment.

Areas of Interest

Research Interests: Research interests include the use of mixed methods to study the effect of cancer on sexual health and the development, testing and dissemination of interventions that promote sexual recovery after cancer treatment with a special focus on prostate cancer.
Clinical Interests: Clinical interests include working with individuals and couples with sexual dysfunctions and with men and couples engaged in sexual recovery after prostate cancer treatment.

Credentials

  • Medical School/Training
    • Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, 2013
    • Interpersonal Practice Simmons College, Boston, MA, 1978
    • University of Keele, Staffordshire, UK, 1972

    Board Certification

    • Certified Sex Therapist by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
    • Certified Sex Therapy Supervisor by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists

    Professional Organizations

    • American Urology Association
    • Sexual Medicine Society of North America – Chair of Mental Health Committee
    • National Association of Social Work
    • Association of Oncology Social Work
    • Society of Women in Urology

Web Sites

Locations
Cancer Center Floor B1 Reception C
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5913
Ann Arbor MI 48109
734-647-8903
734-647-8860