Clinic FAQ

I don’t live in New York State, can your clinicians treat me?

Dr. Hu is currently licensed to provide on-going treatment for patients based in New York. 

Samantha Elkrief is able to provide health coaching to patients worldwide. She is able to provide therapy to patients in New York and Florida.

Dr. Ramsey is not currently accepting new patients. You can email us if you’d like to be added to his waitlist.

I’m looking for a provider in my area, can you provide a referral?

Please check our clinician directory to search for a health care provider near you who has completed our Nutritional Psychiatry training. We are unable to provide individualized referrals at this time.

Do you take my insurance?

We do not accept insurance. Your invoice will include the diagnostic and treatment codes necessary for you to submit to your insurance plan. Please check with your plan to understand your insurance benefits and out-of-network coverage.

Do you treat adolescents?

We currently only treat adults 18 and older. 

I’m looking for an outpatient psychiatrist for a family member so they can leave a treatment or inpatient program. Can you help?

We are currently unable to provide emergency or crisis consultation services.

I have a personal question about a health issue, can you advise me?

We appreciate your questions and are unable to give individualized medical advice over email. We hope the educational information on our website is helpful to you and wish you the best in your health journey.  

I want to learn more about incorporating nutrition into my treatment and about eating to help my mental health and brain health. How can I learn from your team if I can’t see you as a patient?

We appreciate your interest and curiosity in nutritional psychiatry. 

Dr. Ramsey has four books that offer a wide range of information on nutritional psychiatry. We also have a variety of ways to learn from us online, either through our courses, blog or newsletter. We also have a limited number of scholarships available for Eat To Beat Depression. If finances are a concern for you, please email us at