DSR SGB & Ketamine Treatment in Irvine, CA

Located in Irvine, our Center of Excellence houses Treatment by Stella which can effectively address symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, and depression . Stella Center Irvine is an owned location providing Dual Sympathetic Reset (DSR), an advanced Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB), Ketamine Infusion Therapy and more.

 
 
Insurances accepted in California for intake appointments:
 
 

About Stella's Center of Excellence, Irvine

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Stella Center Irvine aims to create a safe and calm space for those looking for relief from symptoms of emotional trauma and mental health challenges like anxiety, depression, PTSI/PTSD, stress and TBI. We combine alternative biological treatments like DSR SGB and ketamine assisted therapy with integration therapy sessions to optimize for the best treatment outcome. 

From your intake appointment and on-site medical treatments, to virtual integration therapy and follow-up sessions, our expert team of medical and mental health professionals will provide you with tools and support throughout your healing journey.

 

Practical, effective care informed by modern neuroscience.

Get Stellate Ganglion Bock (SGB) Treatment in Irvine, CA

Two treatments within 30 days targeting a bundle of nerves connected to sympathetic nervous sysytem to give fight or flight system a reset, reducing emotional distress, especially in conditions like PTSD and anxiety.


 

Get Ketamine Therapy in Irvine, CA

In-office medically guided infusions that follow a responsible innovation approach paired with integration sessions to effectively treat mental health conditions, such as depression.

 

 

 


Work directly with Stella's Advanced Practice Provider to discover the most impactful relief through smart applications of safe and effective treatment modalities.

 


 

 

Stella Integration Sessions are built to optimize healing and growth by making meaning of ketamine infusion sessions and create individualized action plans that turn insights into growth.

 

 

 

Payment and Financing Options

Insurance Reimbursable Services

Insurance Reimbursable Services

Stella accepts major insurance plans for select services, including intake appointments, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Spravato, integration therapy, and follow-up appointments.

 

In-House Financing

In-House Financing

In-house financing is available at 0% interest over 6 months with a 50% down payment.

Financing through Rectangle Health

Financing through Rectangle Health

Flexible and affordable financing so you can get access to the treatment you need with a custom payment plan that fits any budget.

Accept Credit Cards, FSA, HSA and CareCredit

Accept Credit Cards, FSA, HSA and CareCredit

Stella accepts multiple forms of payment such as Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, CareCredit and major credit cards.

Meet Our Team

  • Dr. John How. MD

    Dr. John How. MD

    Board-Certified Medical Doctor

    Dr. John How is a board-certified emergency medicine physician with over a decade of experience in the emergency department. He has a special interest in treating musculoskeletal and mental health conditions in people…

    Dr. John How is a board-certified emergency medicine physician with over a decade of experience in the emergency department. He has a special interest in treating musculoskeletal and mental health conditions in people who work or live in high-stress jobs and environments.

    Dr. How received his medical degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California and completed a residency in emergency medicine at Ascension St. John Hospital in Michigan. He is particularly interested in the use of modern ultrasound to diagnose and guide treatment for various conditions.


    Through extensive training with doctors in a range of specialties, Dr. How has developed expertise in precision ultrasound-guided interventions for conditions such as peripheral nerve entrapment and soft tissue injuries. In addition to running the Stella San Diego clinic, Dr. How is also passionate about teaching and has joined the clinical faculty for the primary care sports medicine fellowship at UHC SoCal MEC, where he focuses on ultrasound guided diagnosis and treatment and regenerative medicine.

  • Dr. Shauna Springer

    Dr. Shauna Springer

    Chief Psychologist

    Shauna 'Doc' Springer is a co-founder and the Chief Psychologist for Stella, a leading, trusted authority on innovative trauma treatments. Dr. Springer is responsible for developing Stella's trauma informed approach to…

    Shauna 'Doc' Springer is a co-founder and the Chief Psychologist for Stella, a leading, trusted authority on innovative trauma treatments. Dr. Springer is responsible for developing Stella's trauma informed approach to care across its international network of more than 40 clinics. She leads training and public speaking engagements for Stella and is the host of the podcast "The Story of Our Trauma." She is a best-selling author of three books on trauma and is widely considered to be one of the world's leading experts on psychological trauma, military transition, suicide prevention, and close relationships.

     

  • Sandra Cordova

    Sandra Cordova

    Medical Office Administrator

    Sandra is a dedicated and diligent healthcare administrator with over 12 years of experience in providing quality patient care, as well as in administration and management. She has served in a senior living community and…

    Sandra is a dedicated and diligent healthcare administrator with over 12 years of experience in providing quality patient care, as well as in administration and management. She has served in a senior living community and has become a Certified Dementia Care Specialist. In addition to work, Sandra is is pursuing her career in the medical field. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, working out, and spending time with her friends and family.

     

  • Evelyn Roth

    Evelyn Roth

    Nurse Practitioner

    Evelyn Roth is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has made a career out of working closely with her community to better their quality of life through improved health. Evelyn has greatly enjoyed her time and experience…

    Evelyn Roth is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has made a career out of working closely with her community to better their quality of life through improved health. Evelyn has greatly enjoyed her time and experience working in the emergency, trauma, and urgent care setting for over 11 years. She has also specialized in Women's Health and is a strong advocate for improved access and further research into wellness and holistic care.
    In her free time, you're likely to find her exploring the Sierras near her hometown, Ridgecrest, CA, or at a local park spending time with her husband and son. She looks forward to further expanding all that she has to provide in her service with Stella.

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About Stella

Stella is a leading interventional psychiatry practice dedicated to delivering the most effective mental health treatments for anxiety, depression, emotional trauma, PTSD/PTSI and stress. With a team of board-certified physicians, advanced psychiatric nurse practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists and advocates, Stella offers a multi-modality approach that combines biological, psychological, and psychiatrical protocols to address the complex needs of patients. Stella has 20+ clinic locations across United States, Israel and Australia. We have proudly treated over 8,500 patients since founded in 2020.

Cutting-edge care that leads to life-changing results.

Obtain relief and professional services to aid in your mental health challenges. Stella is here for you. We provide a supportive, caring environment for all individuals working with us, ensuring everyone feels safe and comfortable while receiving treatment. Speak to our care advocates today and learn to about our PTSD, depression and anxiety treatment services in Irvine.

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