“Ketamine assisted therapy helped me so much to get out of my depression and PTSD.
I never felt better in my life."
Amber S from Eureka
“I’m so glad that I found Isha Health for my depression and anxiety. I love that I can speak and message with my doctor as many times as I’d like without extra charges. I was very nervous in the beginning but she made me at ease through ketamine treatment."
Andrea T from Oakland
“My anxiety is just gone. I barely think about it anymore. It wasn't instantaneous, but it worked eventually.”
Patricia L from Santa Monica
“These sessions have been transformative and have made me braver to embrace my interactions with others not being overwhelmed with anxiety"
Kenneth M from Monterey
“I tried IV ketamine for my TRD before and it was too much for me. Isha's approach is gentler on my body and worked great."
Laila L from Sebastopol
“Ketamine therapy is the only treatment that has worked for my depression and anxiety."
Rakesh V from Elkgrove
“I have been able to come off from my meds for the past month. I am hopeful that I no longer need SSRIs in the future."
David S from Truckee
“I felt that my anxiety and depression melting away even during the first session. Dr. Shimada and Angela made me feel at ease through out the treatment."
Cynthia L from Mountain View
“I had some ups and down in the beginning but after 3 weeks now I feel confident that ketamine therapy will continue to work for my depression."
Annette R from Santa Barbara
“I was recommended ECT for my severe depression. Then I found Isha. I am grateful."
Elliot M from San Francisco
“Isha doctor is very helpful, thorough, and really cares. Highly recommend."
LaKisha J from Venice Beach
“I am thankful to Isha Health for making ketamine treatment accessible. You are a life saviour."
Josephine M from Anaheim
When we suffer from mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD, our brain starts to change in a way that makes it even harder to get out of the mental loop that we're stuck with.
Ketamine makes our brain more plastic. This is why psychotherapy assisted by ketamine is effective to help us transform.
"I don't event know if I'm depressed anymore...well, I think I am. I just feel stuck in the baseline of my depression."
"As soon as I stopped my meds for depression I started to feel down again and get very anxious..."
"After years of therapy and a bunch of different medications, why am I still struggling with depression and anxiety disorder?"
"Those negative thoughts keep circulating in my brain. My therapist tells me how to deal with them and I still can't get out of it."
"I feel less sad, but I am also struggling to be happy. I wonder what it feels like if I didn't have depression."
"I have major depression. I heard that ketamine can rewire my brain?"
"The reason why ketamine-assisted therapy is getting more popular is because of positive patient outcomes."
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"Ketamine relieves symptoms of depression for a period that can last days or weeks, during which time talk therapy often proves more effective than normal."
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"After her ketamine-assisted psychotherapy experience, Sam feels better than ever. Instead of swimming in self-doubt, she says she can now be lighthearted with her son."
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We believe that healing happens when you combine ketamine and psychotherapy led by a licensed and trained therapist. Our clinical team with extensive experience in providing ketamine-assisted therapy makes sure you go through this treatment safely and effectively.
You may be feeling down, anxious, or lonely. No matter what you are going through, we believe in every person’s intrinsic ability to heal. We are a team of experienced doctors and therapists here to help you with our personalized and guided approach.
No need to come into the medical office to get the treatment for depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Oral ketamine and other equipment will be sent to your home and our team will provide the session via telemedicine so that you can access this effective treatment in the comfort and privacy of your home.
Traditional medications and psychotherapy tend to take months before improving your symptoms. Many patients start feeling better within a few weeks with ketamine therapy, if not in days.
Telemedicine with sublingual ketamine makes treatment more affordable and accessible from the privacy and comfort of your home. We offer ketamine with doctor subversion for $350/month.
Ketamine has been used safely in healthcare for over 50 years. Your personalized treatment will be supervised by clinicians with years of experience providing ketamine treatment.
Mai Shimada, MD
Angela An, LMFT
Steve Friedlander, LMFT
Founder & CEO
Dr. Mai Shimada is an entrepreneur and an emergency medicine physician with over 10 years of experience working in multiple emergency rooms and administering ketamine to hundreds of patients. She decided to start Isha Health ketamine-assisted therapy clinic after discovering the benefits of ketamine for mental health. She is part of UC Berkeley Psychedelics Facilitator Program.
Angela is an LMFT with years of experience providing various forms of psychedelic-assisted therapy. Most recently, she worked at a boutique KAT clinic in LA. She is passionate about making KAT more accessible and has a plan to start an integration circle for the AAPI community.
Steve is an LMFT with extensive experience providing ketamine-assisted therapy(KAT). He had worked full-time providing KAT in person and is excited to provide KAT online to make it accessible to more people. He is also passionate about therapeutic music.
Despite his challenging upbringing, Joseph Murphy, of Cambria, CA built a successful career in adolescent psychology and another in illustration and art directing.
After having unsatisfactory treatment results from years of various antidepressants and psychotherapy sessions, he came to our clinic looking for a way to recover from his long standing depression and anxiety.
He described the ketamine-assisted therapy as “a very pleasant as well as educational experience” and he was able to “enjoy my life in a way that I[he] hadn’t be able to”.
Schedule a telehealth consultation and receive a thorough examination to see if you are a good candidate for the treatment and discuss your optimal treatment plan.
Our network of specialty compounding pharmacies will ship 30 day supply of medication directly to your home.
Daily mood checker, check-in surveys, and journaling tool available on the smartphone app to keep track of your progress and adjust the doses at your monthly doctor appointment.
You can email, DM through app, or schedule quick check-in video calls with Isha Health doctor with all of your questions and concerns.