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Dr. Brian McFaul

Medical Director

As the leader of our clinical team at Adolescent Growth, Dr. Brian McFaul serves with a passion and an eagerness to instigate change in the lives of struggling adolescents. Dr. McFaul is highly experienced and proficient in evaluating and treating teens and he is well known in his field for providing solutions that are impactful and life-changing. His years of professional experience as a board-certified psychiatrist make him an essential part of our celebrated clinical team.

Dr. McFaul’s intense focus and keen intuition make each and every treatment team meeting an unequivocal success. As the leader of these meetings, Dr. McFaul carefully vets, revises and improves each child’s individual treatment plan based on the strides they have made in our program and new challenges as they come to light. The Lombard treatment team is honored to be lead by such a distinguished and qualified professional in the field of mental health.

A native of Chicago, Dr. McFaul earned a Master of Science in Applied Physiology and went on to complete his Doctor of Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, IL. Dr. McFaul then went on complete intensive training in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and finally completed his Psychiatric Residency in Los Angeles, California at the LAC/USC Medical Center.

Dr. McFaul’s main goal for clients is to see them thrive despite their challenges and become happy, healthy and inspired young adults. Throughout his career as a psychiatrist, Dr. McFaul has helped countless adolescents achieve this goal and he is thrilled to continue his life’s work here at Adolescent Growth. Since his arrival at our doors, Dr. McFaul’s contributions to our program have been palpable.

Staff and clients alike are most fond of Dr. McFaul, who is known for his warm, amiable and compassionate bedside manner. His commitment to empowering teens with the knowledge to thrive makes him an ideal doctor for the precious teens in our care.