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An Interview with Schatzie Brunner: TMS Therapy Patient Advocate and Former CNN Anchor

If depression appears to be in control of your life, you are not alone. Over 16 million people in the United States suffer from depression. More than four million individuals are not satisfied with their current treatment of antidepressant medication. If this sounds familiar, you may be “treatment-resistant.” Treatment–Resistant Depression (TRD) or treatment-refractory depression are… Read More

Martha Rhodes Suffered From Major Depressive Disorder

As she explains in her memoir, NeuroStar TMS Therapy® changed her life. Get a FREE copy of her book, 3,000 Pulses Later: My TMS Journey, courtesy of NeuroStar.

Robert Rodger Recovers from a Lifetime of Chronic Depression

Robert Rodger, age 39, experienced depression since he was a child. He tells his story amid the doubts and fears, through the treatment and into recovery. Robert discloses his intimate thoughts and the things that almost held him back from receiving hope, then recovery.

Dr. Scott West and TMS – The New Depression Treatment / News Channel 4 WSMV

W. Scott West., MD is proud to have been the psychiatrist to bring NeuroStar TMS Therapy® to Tennessee in 2010. Having treated patients with Major Depressive Disorder, in an outpatient and inpatient environment, he realized the limitations of existing treatment options.

NeuroStar TMS Therapy – Clinical Evidence

Significant Response Was Maintained 12 Months After Acute Depression Treatment In a naturalistic clinical study in 257 patients who did not benefit from antidepressant medications, NeuroStar TMS Therapy® offered durable effect over 1 year following acute treatment.

NeuroStar Patient Wellness Video / Former CNN Anchor Schatzie Brunner

Former CNN Anchor Schatzie Brunner talks about how she found wellness with NeuroStar Treatment by Dr. Scott West and ThriveLogic (Nashville TMS).

Dr. Oz Investigates Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) / Dr. Oz Show

Dr. Oz investigates Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a groundbreaking therapy for depression that’s both noninvasive and FDA-approved. Could this work for you? Watch Part 1 Video>> Watch Part 2 Video>>

Randy I. Pardell MD DFAPA and Martha Rhodes Interviewed on The Daily Buzz

Martha Rhodes discusses her depression and how the Neurostar TMS Therapy® improved her symptoms. Dr. Pardell discusses the science and technology of TMS and demonstrates a treatment.

Clinical Studies are Conducted to Further TMS Knowledge

85-year-old Barbara Powell is a participant in a TMS clinical study at Emory University. She discusses how her depression has changed her relationships, especially those with whom she is closest, including her husband.

Exciting New Applications for TMS are on the Horizon

TMS for Depression – Dr. Bruce Leuchter Dr. Leuchter, Director of Clinical Neuropsychiatry and Somatic Therapies at Weill Cornell Medical College, shows us how TMS has made changes in his patients’ lives and talks about the technology’s potential to bring relief from other disorders, now in clinical trials.

Complete Remission from Treatment-Resistant Depression is Possible

NeuroStar TMS Therapy® – The Complete Clinical Solution for Depression Neuronetics, the company that developed the first FDA-cleared device for treating Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), created this video to show us how TMS affects the brain.

Transcranial Magnetic Therapy Offers Hope for Depression

Electromagnetic Therapy Offers Hope for Depression The Sound of Music star in the role of Liesel, Charmian Carr is open about her lifelong battle with depression and her TMS treatment at UCLA. She achieved sustained relief after more than 20 years of struggle. “I think Charmian Carr is a great inspiration as an actress and... Read More

The Story of Greg’s Recovery from Chronic Debilitating Depression

Greg has dealt with depression so debilitating that he remained in bed for five years. He recalls his wife sitting on the edge of the bed before she left for work one day and saying, “I understand how much you are suffering. If you are not here when I get back this evening, I will... Read More

NeuroStar TMS in the News

Watch news clips from around the US – both National and Local. NeuroStar TMS Therapy® is indicated for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder in adult patients who have failed to receive satisfactory improvement from prior antidepressant medication in the current episode.

ThriveLogic (Nashville TMS) First Visit

At ThriveLogic Nashville (formerly known as Nashville TMS), during your first visit, we'll get you assessed in the chair with the machine to customize future TMS treatment visits.

NeuroStar TMS Therapy – Overall Summary

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) uses a targeted pulsed magnetic field, similar to what is used in an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) machine. While the patient is awake and alert, NeuroStar TMS Therapy® stimulates areas of the brain that are underactive in depression.

Depression and its Treatment

Watch the video to learn about the neural circuits affected in depression and the molecular and cellular changes that might hold the key to treating it. Created by the editors at Nature Neuroscience.

What is Depression?

Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world; in the U.S., close to 10 percent of adults struggle with the disease. But because it’s a mental illness, it can be a lot harder to understand than, say, high cholesterol.

Life Doesn’t Seem So Difficult

“After years of medicine and appointments, trying to be “normal” (whatever that is) I tried TMS. I have had a wonderful experience with the procedure! I feel like the person I was before my depression started. I was afraid I would never know or even remember how it felt to be “normal” (again, whatever that… Read More

I Had My Life Back

“Over the period of several months after the sudden death of my husband, I gradually lapsed into a state of depression. Performing simple daily tasks, making decisions and even driving became very difficult. Getting up in the morning became almost impossible. It was like I was living my life in a fog.” “Dr. West spoke… Read More

Life is Enjoyable Again

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)… I cannot say enough about this procedure! Had it not been for TMS, and a wonderful doctor, I would probably not be writing this today. Honestly. Here’s my story. In January life was fantastic. I had just changed jobs to something I really enjoyed doing; I bought a new, dependable car;… Read More

Hope, At Last

Gretchen Evans, a Franklin wife and mother, has fought clinical depression for 23 years, almost half of her life. Despite therapy, medications, and even hospitalization, she was always outmatched in her battle with clinical depression – until now. Gretchen’s breakthrough – what she calls her “Aha!” moment – came in early May 2012 after 18… Read More