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Edward Shihjen Ma

Edward Shihjen Ma, Chinese, American psychotherapist. Certified in group psychotherapy New York Medical College, 1974, in program management Columbia University, 79; in human service management Baruch College, in alcoholism National Council Alcoholism, in rational emotive therapy Institute Rational-Emotive Therapy.


Ma, Edward Shihjen was born on December 25, 1935 in Qingdao City, China. Arrived in United States, 1963, naturalized, 1975. Son of Ku Li and Rey Yuen (Wang) Ma.


Bachelor of Science, University Connecticut, 1965. Master of Social Work, University Connecticut, 1968.


Family counselor New York University Medical Center, New York City, 1968—1969. Psychiatric clinician, program coordinator psychiatry service Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, since 1969. Private practice, since 1976.

President advisory board Chinatown Family Consultation Center, since 1979. Visiting professor Chinese Culture College, 1979. Board directors Chinatown Planning Council, New York City, since 1978.

Chairman 20th anniversary committee, 1984—1985. Board directors Chinatown Neighborhood Local Development Corporation, since 1981. Senior foreign affairs advisor United States Civil Service Commission, 1981.


Member of Academy Certified Social Workers, National Association Social Workers, American Group Psychotherapy Association, American Society Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama.


Married Lily Shen, December 26, 1969.