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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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Achieve TMS to Provide Non Medication Breakthrough Treatment for OCD

FDA-Cleared Deep TMS Will Treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder at Centers in  San Diego, Anchorage and Portland, OR   Achieve TMS/TMS Center of Alaska, the nation’s most trusted and most experienced provider of  deep TMS (transcranial magnetic simulation) for the treatment of depression is now offering TMS treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder  at centers in California, Oregon…

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Achieve TMS hires world-renown TMS researcher Lindsay Oberman, Ph.D. as Senior Scientific Advisor

Achieve TMS, nation’s most trusted deep TMS* provider for depression, hires world-renown TMS researcher Lindsay Oberman, Ph.D. as Senior Scientific Advisor Dr. Oberman to assist with research, training and education on Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for treatment of several neurological diseases   San Diego, CA  – Achieve TMS, the nation’s most trusted and most experienced…

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FDA Permits Marketing of TMS for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the Brainsway Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation System for treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). “Transcranial magnetic stimulation has shown its potential to help patients suffering from depression and headaches,” said Carlos Peña, Ph.D., M.S., director of the Division of Neurological and Physical Medicine Devices in…

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What Is the Connection Between Insomnia and Depression?

What Is the Connection Between Insomnia and Depression?

Insomnia is a common depression symptom — and like depression, insomnia is sometimes difficult to treat. To better understand the connection between insomnia and depression, let’s examine both medical conditions, along with common symptoms and treatments. What Is Insomnia? Insomnia refers to a medical condition that makes it virtually impossible to fall or stay asleep.…

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Clinical Neuroscience (aka Functional Neuropsychiatry), Blurring the lines between Neurology, Psychiatry, and Psychology

In 2002 I began a graduate program in an Experimental Psychology Department. My primary advisor, Dr. V.S. Ramachandran (Professor in the Department of Experimental Psychology) was, in fact, a trained Neurologist.  What was a Neurologist doing in an Experimental Psychology Department? In addition to his medical training as a Neurologist, he also had a Ph.D.…

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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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