Nine NY Times Bestsellers
Magnificent Mind at Any Age
Change Your Brain,
Change Your Life
Change Your Brain,
Change Your Body
The Daniel Plan
at Any Age
Other Special Honors and Awards
Dr. Amen appeared on Larry King Now’s Emmy-nominated program on the NFL Crisis
Named Webs #1 Most Influential Mental Health Expert and Advocate by Sharecare.
Use Your Brain to Change Your Age, a Dual Main Selection in One Spirit and a Featured Alternate in the Doubleday Book Club, Black Expressions and HomeStyle.
Change Your Brain, Change Your Body, Finalist National Multiple Sclerosis Society Book of the Year, Wellness Category
AudioFile Earphones Award Winner for Making a Good Brain Great
Making a Good Brain Great, One of the Best Books of 2005, Amazon
Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Prism Award Nomination for America Undercover, Small Town Ecstasy
Emmy Award Nomination for PTSD and EMDR, on channel KCBS in Los Angeles
Emmy Award Winning Appearance on The Truth About Drinking, United Paramount Network
Vanguard University Outstanding Alumnus Award
Elected to Orange Coast College Hall of Fame
Marie H. Eldridge Award by the American Psychiatric Association for research
Awarded the General William C. Menninger Memorial Award for the best paper presented by a psychiatric resident at the annual General William C. Menninger Military Psychiatry Course. The award was presented by Karl Menninger, M.D.
First prize winner, Baltimore-District of Columbia Institute for Psychoanalysis essay contest on "Psychodynamic Principles in the Treatment of Medical or Psychiatric Patients"
Chosen as a Sol W. Ginsburg Fellow in the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, serving on the Psychiatry in Industry committee and the Publications Board
SCC Student Graduation Speaker
Orange Coast College Leadership Award
Elected to Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society
Member, Orange Coast College Forensic Team with 15 awards and certificates
California State Champion, Persuasive Oratory