Amen Clinics New York

Amen Clinics New York

Rating: 4.4   (5)
16 East 40th St 9th FloorNew YorkNew York  10016


Who We Are At Amen Clinics, we provide cutting-edge, comprehensive, individualized, brain-based evaluation and treatment of mental health conditions. We help people with a wide range of issues, including: ADD/ADHD, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, autism, Asperger's syndrome, OCD, PTSD, brain trauma, addictions, memory problems, learning disorders, and behavior problems. With a better brain, everything in your life is better, including your physical health, work, relationships, finances, learning, energy, mood, and memory. We know that each person is unique, with different needs. Our exceptional staff of innovative, well-trained, experienced, and-most importantly-caring psychiatrists is here to help. We have many ways we work with patients, including phone consultations, in-office visits, and comprehensive evaluations that include brain imaging. What We Do Our sophisticated brain imaging tool, called brain SPECT, looks at how your brain functions. How do you really know, unless you look? Amen Clinics has the world's largest database of brain SPECT scans for neuropsychiatric conditions. After doing more than 78,000 brain scans, we recognize that your brain is involved in everything you do, including how you think, how you feel, how you act, and how well you get along with other people. In addition to SPECT, our evaluation tools include clinical interviews, extensive patient histories, diagnostic checklists, rating scales, questionnaires, computer inventories, and quantitative EEGs. Our customized treatment recommendations often include natural supplements, medications, targeted forms of psychotherapy, diet and exercise guidance, and brain-enhancing approaches such as neurofeedback and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. What to Expect SPECT scans are safe, non-invasive, and painless. On the day of your SPECT image session, you can eat and drink the same types of foods and liquids you normally consume, except for caffeine, which could obviously change your brain activity pattern. You may drive yourself to and from your appointment. Once there, you will receive an injection of a radiopharmaceutical that is quickly absorbed into your body (and also quickly flushed out by your body's own natural processes). This will help your brain activity be visible in the SPECT scan. You will relax and sit upright and still in a chair while a specialist takes your SPECT scan, which may take up to an hour or two, depending on your specific needs. Then you can go home and continue with your normal routine.You'll receive two scans, 24 hours apart-one while performing a concentration task, and the other while your mind is at rest.

Years in business

  • < 1 Year

Treatment approach

  • Family Based Treatment


  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Seniors or older adults


  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug Addiction
  • Intervention center
  • Medical Detox
  • Substance Abuse

Areas of Specialization

  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)

Payment Options

  • American Express
  • Cash or self-payment
  • Check
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Accepted Insurances

  • Most Insurances

Google Reviews

  5.0   9 days ago

I was warmly received by the front desk staff, directors, and medical professionals. Between my sessions to go over my history, online assessment, scan, and sit-down with my assigned psychiatrist (Dr. Sandlin Lowe) I was provided a very thorough review with a wide range of resources. I feel extremely grateful to have had the opportunity to visit the clinic receive such incredible guidance.

  5.0   2 months ago

Dr. Sandlin Lowe and his staff Natalie was amazing with our family. They offered us choices and solutions we felt were safe and effective for our daughter. He was thorough and spoke in layman's terms when it came to understanding the brain and how it works. We left hopeful and can say we even had a good time at the Amen clinic.

  5.0   3 months ago

I had a wonderful experience at the Amen Clinic. The entire staff was so attentive to both my granddaughter and me. The combined results of my SPECT scans, history and computer quizzes were explained clearly by Dr. Lowe. I received far better news than I had expected to hear. The packet of materials that I brought home are very informative.The materials are keeping me interested in being faithful to follow the Omni Diet as well as the recommendations I received at the clinic. Thank you Dr. Lowe and all of the staff. I definitely recommend The Amen Clinic.

  4.0   3 months ago

Dr Sandin Lowe is very good and spent the needed time and explained his resoning well. very knowledgeable!

  4.0   3 months ago

The doctor I visited was very knowledgeable and the administration staff was very friendly. The information and treatment plan I received was thorough and helpful. The technician who administered the SPECT scans was unprofessional and even rude at times. She did not ask me if I was comfortable for the scans and I didn't feel like the process was as sanitary as it could be. She seemed very absent-minded and I worried she forgot about me. Apart from my experience with the technician, I would definitely recommend the clinic and doctors there.

  5.0   4 months ago

I just completed my 3 day evaluation with the Amen NYC Clinic. Dr. Sood was very helpful and all of my scans validated what we suspected was going on in my brain and gave me new information that left me in tears because it explains issues I was having but were never identified by previous healthcare providers. I came away with a workable plan to get me started on the path to great brain health. The staff was incredibly professional and the Clinic Care Coordinator and Clinic Director took the time to meet with me and discuss my visit and let me know they were there to assist me in any way. My follow up is in 2months. I'll repost an update after my visit. So worth the time and the money!

  5.0   5 months ago

Make a difference in my life!! Very professional and Dr Sood is great

  4.0   2 years ago

A great overall experience. Professional and friendly. Warm, caring staff.

  5.0   2 years ago

Dr. Sood is a great doctor to work with. I had a positive experience at the clinic.

  5.0   2 years ago

The staff is amazing. They did everything they could to accommodate us. Finally I feel like we have a plan to help our daughter. Their techniques actually make sense which has not been the case at all the previous facilities we have visited. I wish we would have went there 5 years ago for answers instead of wasting our time with traditional methods that don't help a large percentage of the population. Well worth the money!

  5.0   2 years ago

Everyone from the beginning of this process, including phone contacts, emails, and office visits were exceptional. I felt that each person took their time to explain what to expect, what was happening, and subsequently, the results. The staff was great and even assisted in other needs. I really appreciated the fact that my spiritual life, which is a very important part of my life, could be included in my plan. The results made me feel that I had greater clarity on my issues, a plan well developed, supported and understood. My husband went with me and this was a great support to the overall understanding and follow through for me in my life. I have made a commitment to make changes in my life and am thankful that I have this intervention in my life. I'm not going to give up and recognize that I have to take it one day at a time. Thank you.

  5.0   3 years ago

Staff in NYC were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Dr. Sood took his time and made sure to ask if we had any questions. He listened well and his initial therapy seems "right." The tech could use some extra room with a reclining chair for the IV injection - she is very cramped (I am a nurse at outpatient surgi center and could see she did the best she could in the space) Looking forward to new diet, exercise, and medication regime. Thank you

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