TMS & Other Therapies

DepressionIs Hypnotherapy an Effective Depression Treatment?

A closer look at this controversial alternative to antidepressants, plus a few other suggestions

TMS & Other TherapiesBringing Focus to the Brain: Non-Drug, Alternative Stimulation Therapies to Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

Despite ECT becoming less stigmatized over time, many patients still prefer alternative therapies, and thankfully there are a few other options that are still effective.

TMS & Other TherapiesPandemic Paradigm Shift: What Will TMS Therapy Look Like Post-Pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on medical practices everywhere, including TMS providers, and will require psychiatry and other healthcare areas to adapt.

TMS AdvancesFrom Symptom Clusters to Circuits: How TMS Therapy for Depression Might Become Even More Successful

A recent study utilized a mapping of depression symptom clusters to identify particular target brain circuits in order to actually personalize TMS treatment in a promising way.

TMS & Other TherapiesWill You Respond to Antidepressant Medication? A New AI Technology Might Be Able To Tell You

A recent study utilized a combination of EEG and artificial intelligence to accurately identify depressed patients who would respond well to antidepressant medication as well as other treatments.

DepressionSeeing Through the Haze: How Quitting Smoking Affects Your Mental Health

Deciding to quit smoking is certainly beneficial for your physical health, but there are some mental health effects to be aware of in order to best follow through with your decision.

Bipolar DisorderCoping With Mania: Treatments for Bipolar Disorder and Related Symptoms

The manic and depressive episodes that characterize bipolar disorder can be difficult to live with, but there are various treatment options.

DepressionWhy Smoking Might Be Making Your Depression Even Worse

Smoking might make you feel better temporarily, but the relationship between smoking and depression is quite complicated.

DepressionConfronting Existential Depression: How to Help Yourself and Your Loved Ones

It is natural to desire meaning in your life, but what should you do if your existential thoughts start to trigger depression?

DepressionHow To Deal With Depression During COVID-19

Follow these tips to help cope with depressive thoughts while social distancing

Bipolar DisorderEfficacy of Different Treatments for Bipolar Depression

Suffering from Bipolar Disorder may feel like your body is fighting itself in the highs and lows. TMS Therapy can help.

DepressionHow To Cope With Depression As A College Student

Tips For College Students Struggling With Depression

TMS & Other TherapiesContinuing Treatments

As you are likely following the COVID-19 news we want to connect with you directly and make sure you are aware that we are continuing treatments for all patients.

StressYes, Your Anxiety is Affecting Your Physical Health

Chronic anxiety can cause serious short term and long term health issues. Here are some things you should know.

TMS & Other TherapiesTrouble Falling Asleep? Here Are 4 Tips to Beat Your Insomnia

Don’t be left in the dark. Treat your insomnia and finally get that full night’s rest you’ve been needing.

DepressionBroken Heart? Or Something More...

5 tips to help you heal after a break up and determine if the source of your pain runs deeper than you might think

Self CareMental Health Innovations That Defined the Decade

Science and Technology Have Come a Long Way in the Past Ten Years—Here’s How That Progress Has Affected Mental Health.

TMS & Other TherapiesThe Relationship Between Tinnitus and TMS Therapy + How It Can Deliver Relief For Patients

Learn More About This Fascinating Case Study That Finds A Potential Cure For Tinnitus

GuidesA Complete Guide to Support Groups In Pittsburgh

A Comprehensive List of Support Groups Available in Pittsburgh and Its Surrounding Neighborhoods

TMS & Other TherapiesEverything You Need To Know About Joining A Support Group

Find Out What To Expect From Joining And The Benefits of Doing so Before You Decide To Join

DepressionDealing with Postpartum Depression

What to Do If You’re Experiencing Depression After the Birth of Your Baby

PTSDUnderstanding PTSD: What Is It, and How Do We Recover?

A Closer Look at Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and How to Treat It

AddictionCould TMS Therapy Be Used to Treat Addiction?

Transcranial-Magnetic Stimulation Emerges as a Possible Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

GuidesProtecting Our Youth: the Importance of Teen Suicide Prevention and Awareness

It’s Never Too Soon to Talk about Mental Health, But It Can Be Too Late

GuidesHow to Cope with Depression During Pregnancy

Everything That You Need to Know about Antepartum Depression and How to Treat It

GuidesThe Ultimate Patient's Guide to TMS Therapy

Wondering If TMS Is Right For You? Here’s Everything That You Need to Know.

DepressionDoes Being Depressed Make You More Likely to Dwell on Negative Memories?

Exploring Negative Memory Bias and Treatment Options for Depression

TMS & Other TherapiesUsing TMS Therapy to Induce Affective Blindsight

Researchers Test How We Unconsciously Process Information By Applying Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to the Visual Cortex

TMS & Other TherapiesHow to Become a TMS Technician

Learn More About Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Including the Training Behind It

TMS AdvancesUsing TMS to Study Fine Motor Skills

Researchers Map Plasticity in the Motor System with TMS

TMS & Other Therapies“What is a TMS Technician?” and Other Questions You Might Have about TMS

Learn More About TMS, Including What It Is, How It Works, and Who Makes It Happen

TMS & Other TherapiesStudy Uses TMS to Investigate Empathy for Pain

How Does Perceiving Someone Else’s Pain Affect Motor Responses in the Brain?

DepressionTreatment Methods for Adolescent Depression

Adolescent Depression Is Real and Scary: Here’s How to Tackle It

OCDTMS Could Improve Symptoms of OCD

Sometimes OCD Persists Despite Treatment—This Study Suggests TMS Could Help

PTSDOne Woman’s Recovery from PTSD through TMS

How Julie Kabat is Reclaiming Her Life with TMS Therapy

TMS & Other TherapiesCould TMS Be Right for You?

Who Are the Best Candidates for TMS Therapy? Read This to Find Out.

TMS AdvancesTMS Therapy News: Using TMS to Learn More about the Senses

This Study Featuring TMS Examines Adaptive Changes in the Brain Relating to the Senses

TMS AdvancesStudy Suggests TMS Therapy Can Reactivate Latent Working Memories

TMS Might Be Able to Help You Retrieve “Forgotten” Information

TMS AdvancesTMS Could Offer Relief from This Nervous System Condition

Recent Findings Suggest TMS Might Be a Treatment Option for Patients Who Suffer From Tardive Dyskinesia

TMS AdvancesConfronting Asperger Syndrome with TMS

Can TMS Benefit Patients with Aspergers? What the Research Suggests So Far.

DepressionTMS for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Study Shows That TMS Therapy Can Improve Psychological and Cognitive Abilities of Depressed Patients

TMS AdvancesTMS May Be Able to Help Treat Parkinson's

A new study suggests that high-frequency TMS could help reduce symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

PTSDTreating Comorbid PTSD and Major Depressive Disorder with TMS

New study shows the efficacy of TMS as a treatment for comorbid PTSD and MDD

TMS & Other TherapiesTMS FAQs

Curious about TMS therapy? Take a look at these frequently asked questions!

TMS AdvancesThe Future of TMS Therapy

How a possible link between heart rate and depression could improve the accuracy of TMS.

TMS & Other TherapiesIs your child depressed? TMS could be the answer.

A non-traditional approach in treating pediatric depression when antidepressants and therapy aren’t working.

DepressionHelping Veterans Adjust to Civilian Life Despite Depression

Learn about veteran depression and how to treat it with TMS therapy

TMS & Other TherapiesWhat to Expect During TMS Therapy

Learn what to expect and how to prepare accordingly

GuidesHow and Where to Meditate in Pittsburgh

A complete guide to the benefits of meditations and resources to practice in Pittsburgh

AddictionDoes smoking help or cause anxiety?

Contrary to perceptions smoking cigarettes can actually increase anxiety

DepressionCultural Cure for Warding Off Depression

A recent study has found that regularly attending cultural events, such as movies to theater events, can help fight depression as you age; the more often you attend these events, the less depressed you will be.

AddictionStudy Discovers Substance Users Cue Reactivity Center in Brain

In an effort to expand TMS treatment to helping those with substance abuse and addiction, researchers at MUSC have determined which areas of the brain are “hot spots” of increased activity by showing participants “drug cues.”

Bipolar DisorderGroundbreaking New Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

A recent study has made the groundbreaking discovery of a bipolar disorder treatment with little to no side effects using TMS.

TMS & Other TherapiesTranscranial Magnetic Stimulation Patient Shares Experience

A TMS patient with depression for 15 years uses art to share her experience of depression and treatment after medication had been unsuccessful.

GuidesThe Ultimate Guide to Self-Care in West Virginia

From spas to yoga centers, there’s no shortage of places to escape and treat yourself in West Virginia. If you are one of the 16.2 million Americans who struggle with depression, self-care can play an even more powerful role in maintaining your well-being.

GuidesThe Ultimate Guide to Self-Care in the Pittsburgh Area

When we take care of ourselves, we are able to give our best selves to others. These Pittsburgh wellness spas and yoga studios can get you on track to improving your mental and physical health.

TMS & Other TherapiesHow Does Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Change the Brain?

What You Need to Know About How TMS Affects Your Brain on a Cellular Level

TMS & Other TherapiesBrain Stimulation Overcoming Stigma

The Future (and past) of Mental Health

TMS & Other TherapiesABCs of Brain Stimulation Therapies

Complete Guide to 3 Popular Types of Brain Stimulation Therapies

DepressionPersonal Insights on Treating Depression with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

TMS Can Be a Solution for Those who are Struggling to Find the Right Treatment for Depression

DepressionTranscranial Magnetic Stimulation: Alternative Therapy for Chronic Depression

When Antidepressants or First-line Treatments are Unsuccessful

DepressionIs TMS Therapy the Secret to Treating Treatment-Resistant Depression?

A Personal Account of How TMS Therapy Can Change Your Life

DepressionHow Effective is Your Depression Treatment, Really?

Several Options and How They Can Work for You

AutismCan TMS Unlock Emotions in Patients with Asperger's Syndrome?

How TMS Therapy Changed the Life of One Pittsburgh Man-- And How It Can Change Yours

Depression3 Things You Need to Know About Treating Depression with TMS Therapy

The Innovation Bringing New Hope to People Struggling with Depression