Psychiatrist in San Diego, California Joy Kennedy, Psychiatrist

License: MD

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 0-64

Appointments: In-office only. Telehealth not available

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatrist in San Diego, California Joy Kennedy, MD

Joy Kennedy, MD

Joy Kennedy, MD is a Board-Certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist in California who has been practicing since 2006. She received her Bachelor of Science from The University of Texas at Austin. She then completed her medical degree, general psychiatry residency, and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training at The University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Kennedy offers a comprehensive treatment approach to both individual and family problems. She integrates psychotherapy and medications when necessary, and strongly believes in tailoring the treatment plan to fit the unique needs of each client. She has special interests in working with military families, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders.

In her spare time, Dr. Kennedy enjoys spending time with her husband and children, hiking with her beloved dog, and traveling.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Sharp Health Plan


  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Joy Kennedy. You can also call 858-279-1223 to have someone assist you.

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