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About Malia Scott, PA-C

Malia Scott is a Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants. She joined MindPath Care Centers after working at an outpatient psychiatry clinic in Austin, Texas and is excited to now call Asheville home.

Malia holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Florida State University and a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Milligan University. She loves serving the psychiatric needs of patients of all ages but has a special affinity for treating pediatric patients./ She is a passionate LGBTQIA ally.

Malia lives in Asheville with her husband, John, along with their dog, Kya, and cats, Hazel and Binx. Outside of the workplace, Malia enjoys volunteering with animal organizations, traveling, and experiencing new cultures.

Partial List of Treatment Areas

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Adjustment Concerns
  • Anger
  • Anxiety / Stress
  • Bipolar I & II
  • Depression
  • Depression with Suicidality
  • Eating Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Impulse Control (non-alcohol / drug)
  • Irritability
  • OCD
  • Phobias
  • Post-Partum / Pregnancy Depression
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Treatment Resistant Depression
  • Women's Health - Hormonal Imbalance
  • badge-3 TelehealthSignifies the completion of a mental health telehealth training program

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna NC
  • Cigna NC
  • Tricare NC
  • Magellan NC
  • Medcost NC
  • Medicare NC
  • UBH NC



October 21, 2021

Easy to connect and no buffering.


September 25, 2021

The whole session was pleasurable


September 24, 2021

Very easy to talk to!


September 16, 2021

Ms. Malia Scott is great at what she does.


September 14, 2021

I appreciate and enjoy the collaboration regarding possible medication changes.


September 9, 2021

Dr. Riggins is the best


August 30, 2021

Malia is wonderful!


August 27, 2021

Malia has been super easy to talk to. Helpful, kind and disarming.


August 17, 2021

Ms. Scott has been very kind and respectful of my concerns.


July 30, 2021

I was very nervous about starting a new medicine and Dr. Scott was really careful to talk through my concerns and help me feel confident about it.


July 21, 2021

So much kindness and compassion.


July 14, 2021

Great first session!

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.