Executive Staff

Kimberli McCallum, MD, FAPA
Executive Medical Director, CEO
Dr. McCallum is a board-certified psychiatrist in child, adolescent, and in adult psychiatry and is licensed in both Texas and Missouri. She is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist and remains an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Washington University. She received her medical degree from Yale University, completed her adult training at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, and her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine.

Dr. McCallum is a member of the Academy of Eating Disorders and serves on the board of directors of the National Eating Disorder Association and the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals.

She has developed several eating disorder treatment programs, including inpatient, partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs. Dr. McCallum has been a guest on the Dr. Oz Show and has provided numerous lectures across the country on a variety of topics achieving national recognition for her skills and knowledge in treating eating disorders. In addition to being a co-founder of Cedar Springs Austin, Dr. McCallum is the founder and director of McCallum Place in St. Louis, MO.

Brad Kennington, LMFT, LPC
Executive Director, COO
Brad Kennington manages the overall operations of the facility. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his Master of Arts at Texas State University in San Marcos.

As a therapist Brad specializes in the treatment of eating disorders with a special focus on male eating disorders. Because of his work with male eating disorders, Brad has appeared on satellite radio and has been quoted by Reuters, the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post and in the book Almost Anorexic (Jennifer J. Thomas & Jenni Schaefer).  He has provided numerous presentations on male eating disorders, including at national and international conferences.  Prior to joining Cedar Springs Austin, Brad designed, developed and served as the executive director of an eating disorder residential treatment program, one of the few in the country that treated both males and females.

Brad currently serves on the board of directors for the National Association for Males with Eating Disorders.  He is a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a member of the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders, a member of the International Association for Eating Disorders Professionals and a founding member and president of Austin Eating Disorder Specialists.

Brad is a contributing author to a chapter in Current Findings on Males with Eating Disorders (Eds. Leigh Cohn & Raymond Lemberg).  He is the lead author of “Gay Men and Eating Disorders,” published in the journal Perspectives.  Brad is currently a regular contributor to the Austin-based magazine Influential where he writes on relationship and wellness issues.

In addition to his work with eating disorders, Brad has experience in working with trauma and anxiety, mood disorders, grief/loss, substance abuse, and relationship issues. He has also provided critical incident consultations to several Austin law firms.

Before entering the behavioral health field, Brad worked as the chief of staff to a state representative for nearly six years.

Brad is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor and a board approved supervisor for both disciplines.