John "Jay" A. Faber, MD | Los Angeles Metro Area


Dr. Jay Faber is a clinical and forensic psychiatrist, child psychiatrist, and adult psychiatrist at Amen Clinics. He has more than two decades of experience in Child Psychiatry, Adolescent Psychiatry, and Adult Psychiatry and Pharmacological Management, treating patients in clinical private practices in Colorado, California and Georgia.

In addition to his work at Amen Clinics, Dr. Faber is President of BrainSource, a corporation founded to teach adolescents how to build successful lives. Supporting the work at BrainSource, Dr. Faber is creating a series of programs to help guide teens to go from being good students to great leaders. Dr. Faber was formerly a Vice President and Medical Director at ValueOptions, Public Service Division, serving 1.1 million members. Prior to this role, Dr. Faber was the National Medical Director, Behavioral Health Division, at Humana and received the “Century Award” from the Humana Board of Directors.

Since working at the clinic, Dr. Faber has also written a book; Escape: Rehab Your Brain To Stay Out of The Legal System. The book was written as a step-by-step instruction on how individuals involved in the legal system can rehabilitate their brain. Statistically, over 85% of those who have been incarcerated have brain problems. The book focuses on five areas to help individuals work on implementing disciplines to never return to that system again.

Dr. Faber is double board-certified in Child /Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. In addition, he is a board-certified physician in Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine, after completing a fellowship in metabolic medicine.  Dr. Faber received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN and an MD from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Faber completed his Residency in Adult Psychiatry, and went on to receive a Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Harbor UCLA Medical Center in 1991 as well as a Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at USC Institute of Psychiatry and Law in 1995.


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