Dr. Joseph A. Zamaria, Psy.D., ABPP, is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCSF School of Medicine, Weill Institute for Neurosciences, where he provides clinical, educational, research, and consultative services on for the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
As an attending psychologist at Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics (LPPHC), Dr. Zamaria maintains an individual and group psychotherapy practice. His clinical interests include psychotherapy integration, psychodynamic therapy, and third-wave cognitive-behavioral therapies such as ACT. He is licensed to provide psychological services in the state of California. In addition to his California licensure, Dr. Zamaria is board-certified in clinical psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology (AACP).
Dr. Zamaria is the Associate Program Director for Psychotherapy for the Psychiatry Residency Training Program at UCSF. He is responsible for overseeing residents’ clinical rotations and didactic training in psychotherapy. He also supervises the psychotherapy practices of psychiatry residents and psychology fellows at LPPHC and provides educational leadership and didactic teaching in psychotherapy, having developed and serving as course leader for a curriculum for advanced psychotherapy training.
Dr. Zamaria's research focus is psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. He provides clinical and research service in psilocybin-assisted therapy trials for the Translational Psychedelic Research Program (TrPR), led by director Josh Woolley, MD, PhD. In addition to his research activities, Dr. Zamaria serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs and is on the Advisory Board of the Fireside Project.