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September Luncheon: Overview of Psychiatric Medications, presented by Josephine McNary, M.D.

  • Fri, September 15, 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • The Capital Grille, 3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626


  • If you are not a member of OC-CAMFT, please consider joining. If you join before or at our next event, we will credit you the pre-registration payment difference.

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Overview of Psychiatric Medications

presented by Josephine McNary, M.D.

Date: Friday, September 15th, 2023

Check-in: Doors open at 11am for check in and networking

Luncheon: 11:30am to 1:30pm

Location: The Capital Grille 

                       3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

                      (714) 432-1140


Earn 1 CE (CAMFT CE #59405)

Course Description:

This is an overview on the use of psychiatric medications in the treatment of mood/anxiety disorders, insomnia and ADHD. We will discuss when to consider recommending medication. We will also discuss the different types of medication used, their efficacy in treatment of mood/anxiety disorders, insomnia and ADHD as well as common side effects.

Learning Objectives

After the session participants will be able to:

  1. Describe when psychiatric medications are indicated in treatment of mood/anxiety disorders, insomnia and ADHD.
  2. Compare efficacy and side effects of medications used to treat mood and anxiety disorders, insomnia and ADHD 
  3. Analyze treatment algorithms through presentation of clinical case vignettes.

Luncheon Registration: Includes lunch provided at the Capital Grille

  • OC-CAMFT Members - $40  
  • OC CAMFT Guests - $45 

Deadline to register is September 13th, 2023! 

  • Walk-ins - $50

The Capital Grille Menu


  • Field Greens Salad

Entrée Choice:

  • Roasted Chicken Breast with Mushroom and Parmesan Risotto
  • Seared Salmon with Heirloom Tomatoes in White Wine Butter with Lemon Basil Mosto*
  • Mini Tenderloin Sandwiches* (2) | 530 cal with Parmesan Truffle Fries


  • Chef’s selection Dessert Platters
your colleagues!

**vegetarian option available upon request**

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  • Course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Orange County Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (Provider #59405) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs.  Orange County Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.


Dr. Josephine McNary is a board-certified general psychiatrist, working with a variety of patients in her outpatient practice. 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, Dr McNary is the founder of CalPsychiatry, an outpatient psychiatry group practice with multiple locations throughout California, including Orange County. Dr McNary and the psychiatrists of CalPsychiatry focus on collaborative care, and highly value frequent and meaningful communication amongst all members of the mental health treatment team.

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