S2_13 Joseph Zamaria: Biracial Identities, Limits of Conventional Psychiatry, and Psychedelics to Treat Racial Trauma
Joseph Zamaria, PsyD, ABPP, is a licensed and board-certified clinical psychologist and an associate clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the UCSF School of Medicine. At UCSF, he serves as a clinician and researcher in clinical trials examining the potential of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy to treat a range of conditions, and teaches to medical and pharmacy students about the use of psychedelic-assisted therapy for racial trauma. In addition, he is the associate program director for psychotherapy for the UCSF psychiatry residency, overseeing psychiatry residents’ training in psychotherapy. Outside of his activities at UCSF, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology and serves on the advisory board of the Fireside Project. Finally, he is on the faculty of the UC Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics, serving as the Lead Instructor for Psychotherapy and Clinical Science.