Dr. Francis

Dr. Francis is a board-certified psychiatrist with a distinguished background in both psychiatry and internal medicine, providing behavioral health services and consultations & locums. Dr. Francis is a passionate educator and mentor dedicated to equipping audiences with the latest knowledge and expertise in mental health.

About Dr. Francis

Dr. Francis’ experience includes:

  • A strong foundation in psychiatry and internal medicine from Rush University Medical Center.
  • Honorable service in the U.S. Army, providing him with insight into the challenges faced by active duty service members and veterans.
  • A fellowship in Neurocritical Care, equipping him to manage complex medical conditions that may be impacting your mental health.
  • The treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions, such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, post-hospitalization concerns, traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Why Choose Zero Barriers?

Flexible Scheduling:

Schedule convenient telehealth appointments that fit your life – mornings, evenings, and weekends are available.

Personalized Care:

Dr. Francis takes the time to understand your unique situation and goals, tailoring a treatment plan that’s best for you.

Safe & Confidential Environment:

Your well-being is the top priority. We provide a safe, confidential, and supportive space for open communication.

Ongoing Support:

Dr. Francis is here for you throughout your journey, offering ongoing therapy or periodic consultations as needed.

A Collaborative Approach to Healing

Understanding that scheduling appointments can be challenging, Dr. Francis offers flexible telehealth options to fit seamlessly into your busy life.
Dr. Francis values a collaborative approach, working with you to develop a treatment plan that aligns with your specific needs and preferences. This plan may incorporate:


Medication management, if deemed necessary.


Psychotherapy (talk therapy) to address underlying issues.


A combined approach utilizing both medication and therapy for optimal results.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Begin your journey towards mental and physical wellness.