New Patient Information

Welcome to our practice. The Center for Living Health was founded by husband and wife team Michael Allen MD and Linda Lazar Allen CAMT.  Together they created a heart centered practice that consciously strives to bring balance, strength and optimal health to the whole person by integrating conventional and holistic medicine and therapies.

We look forward to having you as a patient and supporting you in a more balanced approach to health. Our team of providers and staff are committed to providing you with the highest level of personalized integrative care and working together with you as partners in your health and healing.

To Schedule Appointments:

Virtual  Tele-Health Phone and Video Appointments Available

We schedule Patient visits Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30-5:00pm. Please call to schedule appointments: 916/803-7040 

New Patient Forms

This packet contains notices and agreements that need to be read and signed BEFORE your first appointment.

It can take awhile to completely fill out the form; but we have found that at detailed patient history is one of the most effective ways of discovering the root cause of troublesome symptoms.

Please take your time filling this out. The more complete you are, the more we may be able to help you. 



Please fill out your forms prior to your appointment. Otherwise we request that you arrive

30 minutes EARLY to fill them out before your appointment.

NOTE: If your new patient paperwork is NOT completed by your appointment time,

you will be billed for the Doctors time to complete the forms with you.

Download and Print the Appropriate Form:

Dr. Allen New Patient Medical Forms 

Pediatric NP Packet Michael Allen

Adult NP Packet Michael Allen

Notice of Privacy Practices


Linda Lazar Allen New Patient Forms for Craniosacral Therapy/Heart Centered Therapy 

Linda Allen Adult NP Forms

Linda Allen Pediatric NP Forms


 Office Policies

Billing :

New Patient Appointments: A deposit fee of $140 must be paid at the time of scheduling to confirm all new patient medical appointments with Dr. Allen. This deposit will be applied to your appointment or used towards the fee for our missed appointment/late cancellation per our policy below.

Full payment for office visits or phone/email consultations is due at the time of service and can be in the form of cash, check or credit card. If possible we prefer checks or cash over credit cards to help keep our costs down. Invoices may be emailed and paid online through your bank or credit card for phone/email consultations or Newborn Home visits.


Cancellations/Missed Appts:

Due to the nature of our practice and the in-depth consultations, New Patient appointments with Dr. Allen are scheduled for one-two hours and it is hard to fill these slots last minute. Therefore, there are no exceptions to our cancellation policy. Thank you in advance for your understanding and consideration.

  • New Patient Medical Appointments Dr. Allen cancellations or rescheduling  must be made 7 Days  in advance.
  • Established patient and Therapy appointments changes must be at least 2 business days prior to your scheduled appointment (weekends are not considered business days; ie Monday appointments must be cancelled by the previous Thursday).
  • Charges for late cancellations or missed appointments are $70-$140 depending of type of appointment.

Contacting Us

Since we are a small office, if we are busy with a patient we may not be able to answer the phone, so please leave a message with your name number and we will try to return your call as soon as possible. You may also email us at

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We are an out of Network provider, which means we do not participate with any insurance company. All patients pay at the time of service for their care. If you have a PPO insurance, we will provide you with a form to submit to your insurance company. Click here to read more about tips and ideas on lowering costs with your Insurance. We are not responsible for any claims that are unpaid or rejected.

  • Our practice model allows us to provide you with quality, personalized care without interferenc from insurers, including: longer, unrushed visits allow us to focus on your unique needs, offer customized treatments and go over all questions you may have, Allows us more treatment options including alternative and homeopathic medicine and supplements along with conventional medicine, Newborn home visits for established patients.

Emergency and After Hours Care:

We recommend that our patients maintain a primary care physician for vaccinations, after hours call, emergency and hospital admissions.


Our office is centrally located in Sacramento at the corner of Northrup Avenue and Howe Avenue. We are easily reached via Highway 50 or Highway 80.

800 Howe Avenue, Suite 370, Sacramento CA 95825