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Meet Our Team

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Dr. McCarthy graduated with honors from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, after first receiving a B.S in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, also from UC Davis.

She is Board Certified in Psychiatry. She chose to train in psychiatry because of the emphasis on the therapeutic alliance with patients, her interest in the mind, and the recognition within psychiatry of the critical role of our environment and relationships.

Through her sister’s health challenges, she was introduced to the extensive body of research on nutrition and health. This ultimately transformed her view of what creates health. She grew alarmed at how much life-changing information exists that the medical profession and the public is largely unaware of, and became determined to bring this information to her community.


Dr. McCarthy immersed herself in learning more about the impact nutrition and lifestyle on health, becoming certified by the Institute for Functional Medicine, and completing additional programs and mentorships, including the Kresser Institute for Functional and Evolutionary Medicine.


Dr. McCarthy is passionate about the power of real food, mindset, and lifestyle to create health. She is committed to continuing to learn about the latest research and treatments and looks forward to partnering with you to heal.


Bhupi Chima, MD
Functional Medicine Psychiatrist

Dr. Chima graduated from the Keck School of Medicine of USC after receiving a B.A. in Biological Sciences and a Minor in International Relations at the University of Southern California as part of their prestigious Baccalaureate/MD program. She served as General Psychiatry Chief Resident  with the John A. Burns School of Medicine on Oahu, Hawaii. 


Dr. Chima has a longstanding interest in integrative and functional medicine. She began her functional medicine training while still in residency, knowing the medication management model felt insufficient for the care she desired to provide to her patients. Dr. Chima is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP). Additionally she is certified in Integrative Psychiatry and Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy through the Integrative Psychiatry Institute.  

Dr. Chima is passionate about lifelong learning – she truly believes that education is the key to positive change. She has strong interests in yoga and meditation, nutrition, and regenerative agriculture as important components of her own health and wellness practices.  

Hear Dr. Chima's Story.


Amy has her Masters degree in Holistic Health Education and Nutrition, is a certified HeartMath Coach, 2000+ hours of experience as a yoga teacher, and among the first in the country to become a board-certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC).

Working for almost a decade as a Wellness Coach, she spoke with patients all over California to support them in making lasting health behavior changes. She has trained extensively in mindful eating, and views this as a key piece to making changes with food last. 

She has been a part of our team for several years, helping patients to adopt healthier eating habits that are sustainable, and tailored to each individual, based on their unique needs. She’s there to support with everyday challenges and problem solve about how to integrate health changes smoothly. 


It is my mission to educate, inspire and support you in restoring your vitality and purpose. I believe that revolutionizing how healing occurs is the future of medicine. We have the power to change our minds to change our lives and change our future.

I have been where you are. I was chronically ill, anxious and unhappy for more than 20 years. I know the pain and frustration of doing everything you can to get better … and still feeling miserable. I know the pain of faking normal. I know how hard it is. And I am here to tell you there is hope. I know that you are so much more than your chronic symptoms. I know that you can get unstuck and begin to bloom in your life. Let me show you how with my personalized Brain Retraining.


Tabitha Casey

Patient Care Coordinator

Tabitha has an extensive background in education and development and spent more than 10 years focused on teaching and decided to take a leap and shifted to coaching and personal development back in 2020. She started her own business focusing on supporting Entrepreneurs in their business. This lead to working with Dr. McCarthy and her practice. She started out as a virtual assistant and has been a part of the team going on 3 years. She wears many hats within the practice and loves doing it all. She will meet you with kindness and compassion and will do whatever she can to support you through your healing journey. 

Tabitha deeply believes in the work being done here and is passionate about supporting the mission to help as many people as we can, to live healthy, happy lives. This team is about community, connection, and healing the mind, body connection. She is the first person to connect with patients that join the practice and it is important to her that all of our patients feel seen, heard, and supported.

Are you holding back for any of these reasons?


“I’ve tried diet changes and supplements before, and I didn’t get better.”

Without the right guidance and testing, you can’t know which nutrition plan and targeted supplements are right for you. This makes ALL the difference.


“I’m not good at sticking to a plan.”

We get this, and what we’ve seen again and again is that when you know exactly WHY you are doing something because of your test results and you have the chance to learn and understand how your body works, it’s much easier to stay on track. And we provide support and mindset training that helps you take charge of your health.




“Functional Medicine is expensive. It’s not covered by my insurance.”

Being sick is expensive. When you start to add up the doctor visits, medication co-pays, dealing with side effects, time lost from work, the cost of missed opportunities, the impact on your relationships, how do you even put a number on that?


Unfortunately, our medical system is largely a “sick care” system heavily focused on pharmaceuticals. Real value is not placed on health creation. 


Investing in your health now can save years of suffering, additional medications, and diagnoses, and actually gets you feeling better and living your life again.

What do YOU want your health for?


I was at the end of my rope by the time I met 
Dr. McCarthy. I had already tried a lot of other things— extensive testing and medications with traditional doctors, acupuncture, chiropractic and salt therapies.

She gave me hope that she could help me. And she was right!

Now I have energy and am interested in life again. I am symptom-free.


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