History and Ethos of AX Clinic

“Agios Charalambos” Mental Health Clinic (AX Clinic) was founded in 1967 by Dr Ioannis Tsapakis, graduate of the Medical School of the University Athens. Dr.Tsapakis is considered a pioneer of his time in the field of mental health on the island of Crete. He was the Scientific DirectoratAX Clinic until 2002.

Over the last 50 years, the clinic has grown considerably but the same ethos has prevailed, to provide the very best mental health care in an environment promoting holistic recovery

From 2002, Dr Theodora Adrakta – Xylouri, Dr Eva-Maria Tsapakis and Dr Emmanuel Dolapsakis have served as Medical Directors. 

To this day, AX Clinic remains the only private in-patient mental health facility on the island of Crete,helping thousands of patients from every part of Crete and Greece, but also international patients visiting or residing in Greece. 

AX Clinic offers intensive monitoring and care in a protected and peaceful environment. It is highly rated by hospitals, doctors and patients for its effective and integrated treatment of behavioral disorders.