Riffat Ashai, MD


Riffat Ashai, MD, Psychiatrist, Bloom Health Centers, Columbia, MD

Ages Served

Children (under 12), Adolescents & Teens, Adults (up to 40), Adults (41-64), Elders (65+)


Anxiety and Trauma Disorders, Adolescent and Child Disorders, Behavioral Disorders, Dissociative Disorders (DID), Elderly Persons Disorders, Impulse Control Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Psychosis, Thought Disorders

Services Offered

Adult Psychiatry, Bariatric Consultation, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Medication Management

Treatment Approach

Motivational Interviewing, Multicultural, Psychopharmacological Treatment


9891 Broken Land Pkwy, #210
Columbia, MD 21046


ADD/ADHD, Adolescent/Child Issues, Anxiety, Autism/Asperger's Syndrome, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Illness, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Eating Disorders, Hoarding, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Oppositional Defiance (ODD), School Issues, Sleep or Insomnia, Suicidal Ideation, Transgender, Trauma and PTSD, Women's Issues


Dr. Ashai has experience working with patients of all age ranges. She is passionate about assisting her patients on their journey to mental wellness.

Dr. Ashai has extensive expertise in successfully treating a variety of psychiatric illnesses, such as adolescent and child issues, anxiety, and depression. Along with being fluent in English, she speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.

Education & Experience

Dr. Ashai completed her residency at the University of Maryland. She went on to complete her Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland.

Dr. Ashai is board certified in adult, child and adolescent psychiatry.

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

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A Little Bit About Me

"I enjoy reading books and gardening."

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