Joseph McNamara, Ph.D.

Joseph P H McNamara, Ph.D. - Background

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Joseph McNamara, PhD, completed doctoral degrees in counseling and developmental psychology. He has completed an internship in clinical and health psychology and a psychology residency at the University of Florida. 

Dr. McNamara has professional experience in counseling centers, psychiatric outpatient facilities and hospitals. He has treated patients of all ages, from children to seniors. He has extensive training in exposure-response therapy, or CBT, and the treatment of insomnia. He specializes in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Dr. McNamara is qualified to teach CBT, therapeutic treatment of anxiety disorders, therapeutic treatment of depression, psychotherapy, assessment, diagnosis, supervision and developmental psychology.

Dr. McNamara conducts clinical research with patients as part of daily, biweekly and weekly outpatient CBT for obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder and other anxiety-related disorders. Currently, Dr. McNamara’s research team includes four graduate and more than 20 undergraduate students working on seven different research projects. 


University of Florida

University of Florida
Clinical and Health Psychology

University of Florida
Clinical and Health Psychology

Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Florida
Medical Psychology

Board Certifications