The Michigan Progressive Health team is passionate about helping all of our patients alleviate their pain and suffering. At MPH, Megan Oxley, M.D. has built a ketamine practice on two important principles: to provide medical relief for those struggling with problems that can often be improved with a ketamine therapy regimen and, to provide superior medical attention in a safe, clean and well-appointed facility. We want the MPH clinic to feel more like home and less like a doctor’s office.
Dr. Oxley is a founding member and former Vice President of the American Society of Ketamine Physicians, Psychotherapists, and Practitioners (ASKP³), a group of board-certified physicians in the US actively pioneering ketamine treatment therapies for patients in need. For more information, visit askp.org.
Individuals struggling with anxiety or mood disorders are often plagued with the overwhelming feeling that they will never feel better and that there is no hope. Too many patients are forced to take prescription medications for their ailments – from depression to PTSD, chronic pain to anxiety, or migraines. Those patients are often not getting the relief they need or deserve. Having tried countless options or various forms of help, improvement can be short-lived, and patients can end up right back where they started. Just “getting by” is neither a desirable nor sustainable solution for anyone, and many medications can be fruitless and even lead to dependence or worse.
What is normal?
Dr. Oxley first witnessed this never-ending cycle in the emergency department. She discovered that patients labeled as “drug-seekers” were really just seeking relief and that many mental illness patients were not getting the care they wanted and deserved. In trying to help a close friend out of that very same cycle, Dr. Oxley turned to ketamine to help patients with chronic pain and migraines. As she continued to research this medication more, she learned how ketamine could help not only physical pain but mental pain as well. The more passionate Dr. Oxley became about alleviating suffering in these difficult-to-treat patients, the more convinced Dr. Oxley became that ketamine could be the answer.
What Sets Us Apart?
MPH Core Values
OPEN MINDED – to all
COMPASSIONATE – to our patients
DEDICATED – to our organization
COMMITTED – to self care
EDUCATED – in our field