Rishi Sood, MD, ABPN | Washington D.C., Metro Area

Associate Medical Director; Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Pediatrician

Dr. Rishi Sood has worked at the Amen Clinics New York since 2014 and serves as an Associate Medical Director where his current focus involves improving patient outcomes and retention within our system of care.

Prior to joining Amen Clinics, Dr. Sood trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan from 2009-2014, where he served as Chief Resident of the Triple Board Residency and Fellowship Program. He is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In addition to his background in Psychiatry, he is a Board Certified Pediatrician and is the Medical Director of the Conscious Sedation Program at Amen Clinics New York.

Dr. Sood values working with adults and children across all age ranges. He is experienced in mood and anxiety disorders, addiction, ADD/ADHD, impulsive/disruptive behavior disorders, Autism Spectrum, psychotic disorders, OCD, and PTSD. He uses dynamic as well as cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and family psychotherapy and works to integrate pharmacotherapy and alternative therapies to optimize brain health and function. Dr. Sood sees each client as a unique individual in how biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors contribute to their underlying presentation. Behavioral change is a process and Dr. Sood incorporates a motivational interviewing approach into evaluations to support clients and meet them where they are at, offering client-centered care. He firmly believes that clients do well with continued support in their journey toward optimal brain health. Depending on a client’s needs, he is open to accepting clients for ongoing care and utilizes telemedicine when deemed appropriate.


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