Ci Ma

Psychiatrist, MD, PhD

Verified by Psychology Today
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Ci Ma

Psychiatrist, MD, PhD

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Southern Office
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 251-6344
Offers online therapy

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Additional Location

UCSD office
3252 Holiday Court
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 848-0085
Announcement icon We only provide Video or Phone service during pandemic time. Email or Text our clinic about your mental health concerns and treatment goals.

About

Conveniently located in Southern California and accepting patients from anywhere in the state, Dr. Ma is Double Board Certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. She is bilingual, treating in both English and Mandarin Chinese 中文普通话. Her track record is very successful in guiding people from diverse backgrounds through acute stress and life crises. With over ten years of experience in major US cities, Dr. Ma has worked extensively with adult patients of all ages, in many outpatient and hospital settings. She directs several outpatient programs at major San Diego hospitals and has privileges in several regional health systems.
Dr. Ma’s training, experience and access to major California facilities make her an ideal physician for those seeking reliable continuity of care, for themselves or a loved one, each step of the way in any needed venues. She emphasizes personalized care to each individual and her menu of strategies includes teamwork with others, including psychologists.
Dr. Ma is licensed in tele-health and so can see you by video call from the convenient comfort of your own home. She also has offices in San Diego for in-person sessions. Email Dr. Ma about your mental health concerns to discuss treatment goals. Note: This clinic does not use certain addictive medications, benzodiazepines and stimulants in its scope of care.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $250 - $450
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Venmo, Visa, Zelle
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Kaiser (Out-of-Network)
  • SHARP
  • TRICARE
  • TriWest
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
please send your insurance information before we can discuss the request service.
Email me or call (858) 251-6344 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 12 Years
  • License: California / CA134158
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: American Board of Preventive Medicine / Addiction Medicine
  • Certificate Date: 2018

Location

Southern Office
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 251-6344
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

UCSD office
3252 Holiday Court
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 848-0085
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adjustment issues
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Medical Detox
  • Medication Management
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

I also speak: 中文普通话 and Mandarin
Age
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Integrative
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 10 Sep 2022
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Ci Ma

Psychiatrist, MD, PhD