Background and Training
Undergraduate Degree: BA 1957, Canisius College
Post-Graduate Degrees: MD 1961, SUNY, Buffalo; MSP, 1970, UCLA
Psychiatric Residency Training: 1965-68, UCLA NPI
Psychoanalytic Training: 1985-86, Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute
Practice Style: 1. Psychotherapy 2. Medication Management
Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic
Types of Patients: Individual, Couples, Adolescents, Adults
Diagnostic Interests: Addiction Psychiatry
Participation in Residency Education
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.