Josephine McNary, M.D.

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About Josephine

Dr. McNary is a board-certified general psychiatrist, working with a variety of patients in her outpatient practice. She specializes in medication management and is particularly interested in the use of complementary medicine for mood and anxiety disorders.

Dr. McNary has her BA and MA degrees from Stanford University and her MD from Tulane University. From there, she completed her psychiatry residency at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, where her training included women’s mental health, mood and anxiety disorders, cognitive behavioral therapy, and couples and family therapy.

Passionate about developing her medical practice and technique, Dr. McNary has completed specialty fellowship training in both psycho-oncology and mood disorders. She served as the staff psychiatrist at the UCLA Simms-Mann Center for Integrative Oncology from 2011-2015, and also completed a fellowship at the UCLA Mood Disorders Clinic, which specializes in treatment-resistant mood disorders.

Dr. McNary is the founder of CalPsychiatry, a psychiatry practice with over fifteen psychiatrists in locations throughout California. She is also host of MindStories, a podcast exploring various mental health treatment options available. In addition to working closely with her patients across multiple CalPsychiatry locations, Dr. McNary is currently attending staff at the UCLA Department of Psychiatry, where she provides both inpatient psychiatry and consultation services.


  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • OCD
  • Sleep/Insomnia
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Women's Mental Health
    • Infertility
    • Menopause
    • Pre-pregnancy Consultation
    • Pregnancy Post-partum


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