DSR SGB & Ketamine Treatment in Washington, DC

Located in Washington DC, our Center of Excellence offers ketamine assisted psychotherapy and the Dual Sympathetic Reset (an advanced SGB) protocols, which can effectively address symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, depression, Long-COVID and more.

 

 
 

Practical, effective care informed by modern neuroscience.

Get Stellate Ganglion Bock (SGB) Treatment in Washington, DC

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 Washington, DC

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.

 

 

 

Financing and Payment 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. Hersh Patel, MD

    Dr. Hersh Patel, MD

    Double Board Certified Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

    Dr. Hersh Patel is a double board-certified medicine physician. He completed residencies of both anesthesiology and pain medicine in New York University. He has in-depth experience and expertise in Interventional…

    Dr. Hersh Patel is a double board-certified medicine physician. He completed residencies of both anesthesiology and pain medicine in New York University. He has in-depth experience and expertise in Interventional Psychiatry in the past 9+ Years.

  • Charles Martinez

    Charles Martinez

    Director of Medical Center

    Charles is an empathetic, dedicated, and professional Family Nurse Practitioner with over fourteen years of experience in healthcare. He obtained his Master of Science in Nursing from Howard University in 2013 and, soon…

    Charles is an empathetic, dedicated, and professional Family Nurse Practitioner with over fourteen years of experience in healthcare. He obtained his Master of Science in Nursing from Howard University in 2013 and, soon thereafter, certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. He has a background in cardiology and mental health and a strong interest in integrative health. He developed a passion for mindfulness-based practices, holistic medicine, and the healing benefits of psychedelic-assisted therapy through his own personal journey. He understands client needs and is eager to work with them to achieve individual goals in a safe, reliable, and realistic manner while providing unbiased quality care throughout each client's journey. He is an active member of the American Association for Nurse Practitioners and the Nurse Practitioner Association of the District of Columbia. Charles is also certified in mind-body somatic practices and works as a holistic wellness coach outside of Stella.

  • Zacharia Powers

    Zacharia Powers

    Medical Office Administrator

    Zacharia is a proud US Navy Veteran who has served aboard the flight decks of six aircraft carriers. He has lived in 3 countries, 15 States, and sailed the seas aboard 6 ships. Zach joined Stella in 2024…

    Zacharia is a proud US Navy Veteran who has served aboard the flight decks of six aircraft carriers. He has lived in 3 countries, 15 States, and sailed the seas aboard 6 ships. Zach joined Stella in 2024 and was eager to bring years of customer service expertise from his work as Bell Captain, supervisor, and concierge at 5-star hotels. Zach looks forward to engaging the clients and their companions at Stella by connecting with them and making everyone feel like "part of the family".

  • Janee Parry

    Janee Parry

    Registered Nurse

    anee' has been a devoted nurse for 21 years, finding joy and fulfillment in being part of a compassionate team dedicated to enhancing people's quality of life. With a rich background in hospitals and clinics,…

    anee' has been a devoted nurse for 21 years, finding joy and fulfillment in being part of a compassionate team dedicated to enhancing people's quality of life. With a rich background in hospitals and clinics, specializing in cardiology, she is deeply committed to providing exceptional care to her patients.

    Originally from Portland, Oregon, Janee' embraced a new chapter 11 years ago when she moved to northern Virginia for her husband's career and to embark on new adventures. Her family is a central part of her life, with an 19-year-old son who just finished his freshman year at Christopher Newport University and a 17-year-old daughter who pours her heart into volleyball and is a rising senior on the varsity team.

    Janee' is excited to join the Stella team and is eager to embrace the opportunities this new role brings. She looks forward to contributing her skills and compassion, guided by a spirit of warmth and dedication, to make a positive difference in the lives of those she serves.

  • Allie Shannon

    Allie Shannon

    Registered Nurse

    Allie is a dedicated registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Marymount University. With eight years of experience in the healthcare industry, Allie has developed a comprehensive skill set and a…

    Allie is a dedicated registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Marymount University. With eight years of experience in the healthcare industry, Allie has developed a comprehensive skill set and a deep commitment to patient care. Throughout her career, she has worked in various nursing areas, with the bulk of her experience in the Emergency Room.
    Working in the ER made her realize the critical need for impactful and innovative mental health care, sparking her interest in this field. Currently, Allie is working towards becoming a nurse practitioner to expand her role and continue making a meaningful impact on patients' lives.

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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.

Get Started Today

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 Washington DC.

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