Background and Training:
Undergraduate Degree: BA 1957, Canisius College
Post-Graduate Degrees: MD 1961, SUNY, Buffalo; MSP, 1970, UCLA; PhD 1980, Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute
Psychiatric Residency Training: 1965-68, UCLA NPI
Psychoanalytic Training: 1968-1986, Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute
Other Professional Traning: Social & Community Psychiatry; added qualification in Addiction Psychiatry.
Practice Style: Solo Office, Psychotherapy, Medication Management
Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic, Eclectic
Types of Patients: Individuals, Couples, Adolescents, Adults
Diagnostic Interests: Substance Abuse, Buparenarphine
Supervision Information:Dr. Ciesla sees residents in the Resident Psychotherapy Program, Psychiatry 483. He is available to see residents anytime.
Dr. Ciesla sees residents in the Resident Psychotherapy Program (Psychiatry 483). He is also available to supervise residents in the adult psychiatry program.
Hours of availability to supervise a resident at this time: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.