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Lee Ann Gee, MD, Joins TMS Center of Alaska

Achieve TMS Center of Alaska, part of Greenbrook TMS NeuroHealth Centers, is proud to announce that Lee Ann Gee, MD, is joining our team starting February 18, 2020. Dr. Gee is a board-certified general psychiatrist who is an expert in cognitive behavioral therapy and psychodynamic therapy. Her extensive medical experience covers many areas of psychiatry,…

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Achieve TMS, the second largest TMS group in the US, starts using Nexstim SmartFocus TMS technology

Achieve TMS Incorportating Nextism SmartFocus TMS technology Featured by Financial Buzz Achieve TMS Centers are committed to bringing the most modern, noninvasive treatment options to our patients seeking help for their mental health diagnoses. Read more about how  Achieve is incorporating Nextism SmartFocus TMS technology in this press release by Financial Buzz.com. View full release…

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Can Magnets Heal a Broken Heart?

After the breakup of a romantic relationship, you enter uncharted territory. It can trigger painful and unsettling emotions, your life is turned topsy turvy, routines are disrupted, you also have to endure comments, pitying glances from friends and family and there is the craving/sometimes obsessive ruminating about the ex. Research shows that the emotional response…

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Acclaimed Adult, Adolescent and Child Psychiatrist Brett Sharp MD

Dr. Brett Sharp, a triple board-certified psychiatrist with extensive experience treating adults, children and adolescents has opened a new practice at Achieve TMS, 41750 Rancho Las Palmas Suite C3 in Rancho Mirage where patients will be seen Mondays – Saturdays beginning January 28. Known for effectively treating patients facing medical, neurological or developmental challenges that…

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The Relationship between Social Media and Depression

Among the world’s 7.7 billion people, an astonishing 2.4 billion people have Facebook accounts, and internet users spend an average of 144 minutes per day on social networking sites. Yet while social media connects people online, it can also cause feelings of isolation and loneliness, potentially contributing to or exacerbating depression in many people. Social media’s growing presence makes…

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Biological Causes of Treatment-Resistant Depression

It is understandable to feel frustrated if the symptoms of depression that you’re experiencing haven’t responded to medication or counseling. However, it’s not uncommon to have depression that doesn’t respond to first-line treatments like medication. In fact, about one in three people with depression experience symptoms that do not respond to medication. There are several potential causes…

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Insurance Coverage for TMS

Within California, Oregon, and Alaska, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation has been approved for use with treatment resistant depression by several insurance providers. Insurances that we’re in network with include Cigna, Anthem Blue Cross, Magellan, Tricare, Blue Shield of CA, Blue Shield Federal Employee, Optum, Aetna, MHN, Healthnet, Beacon, Prime Health Services, Provider Select, Medicare, Providence Preferred, Providence Health Plan, Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield, First Choice Health Network, First Health National Network, Pacificsource, Moda, OHA (fee for service only), First Health, and Premera Blue Cross. Please call us for a full list of providers. We would be happy to help check with your insurance regarding pre-approval.

*Unfortunately, Medi-cal currently does not cover TMS treatment in California. Please contact your Medi-cal provider to inquire further.

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