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Experts in difficult-to-treat depression, OCD, anxiety, substance use, and other mental health conditions.

Bridging the Gap
in Mental Health

At Axon Psychiatry, we understand that the pain from mental illness can be severe and unrelenting. Unfortunately, that pain often fails to respond to routine medical and psychological treatment leaving individuals without hope for a better future. We strive to offer the most comprehensive treatment options available for difficult-to-treat mental health conditions. When mental health leaves you with hope, let us be your light.

We understand how daunting it can be to deal with mental illness, but it’s important to remember that there is always hope.

Axon Psychiatry is here to be that beacon of light, offering you a way out of the darkness. We believe in you and we believe that with the right guidance and support, you can overcome anything. 

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Welcome to

Axon Psychiatry

Axon Psychiatry is dedicated to offering the most comprehensive treatment option for difficult to treat psychiatric conditions. We utilize a unique combination of interventional psychiatric techniques such as Spravato, IV Ketamine, and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, along with functional and holistic approaches, and even complementary and alternative methods. We are committed to ensure everyone receives a treatment unique to themselves and their mental health needs.

We are a friendly and compassionate team committed to helping each and every patient feel better. Our practice is conveniently located in Narberth Philadelphia PA, and we are excited to provide you with exceptional care and the personalized attention you deserve. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression, or any other mental health concern, we are here to support you on your journey towards better health and happiness. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us to schedule an appointment or to learn more about our services. We look forward to meeting you!

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Our Services



Spravato is a novel antidepressant which can be effective even when multiple other medications have failed. We accept most insurances for Spravato.

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IV Ketamine

IV Ketamine is a unique approach which can be used to treat a variety of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, OCD, and PTSD.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)


Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) uses magnetic pulses to optimize areas of the brain involved in mood regulation, attention, movement, and other brain functions.

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Neurofeedback uses real-time monitoring of brain activity (EEG) to provide feedback to the patient in a way which allows patients to train their brain to function more efficiently and effectively.

Virtual reality biofeedback training session - Combining VR and biofeedback to facilitate psychological

Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy

VRET uses VR technology to assist with exposure therapy for PTSD, OCD, phobias, and other anxiety disorders from the comfort and safety of your own home.

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Medication Management

We offer aggressive medication management for your psychiatric conditions which includes the most up-to-date and newest medications, as well novel approaches to the use older and off-label medications.

Frederick Stoddard II, MD/PhD
Meet the Psychiatrist

Frederick Stoddard II, MD/PhD

Dr. Frederick Stoddard specializes in treatment resistant depression, mindfulness based treatments for anxiety/PTSD, and addiction. He utilizes a combination of intensive psychotherapy and focused medication management when appropriate. In more difficult to manage cases, Dr. Stoddard is experienced in using aggressive medication management with TCAs, MAOIs, and S-Ketamine. Therapy is a critical component of his management combining elements of psychoanalysis and CBT techniques.

Board Certified Psychiatrist

Meet the Psychiatrist


Sharon Katz, PMHNP CNS CRNP has over 35 years of psychiatric APRN experience treating patients holistically as well as with traditional psychiatric methods. Treating significantly Depression, OCD, Bipolar, PTSD,  autism, and more serious mental health issues, patients have benefited from her knowledge and passion both as a psychiatric nurse practitioner and a psychotherapist through use of genetics, psychedelics, TMS and other innovative techniques.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

What We Treat