Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation or TMS therapy is an FDA-approved, non-drug treatment for people suffering from symptoms of major depression. It uses magnetic pulses to stimulate nerve cells in parts of your brain that are involved in mood control and depression. See how it works.
Healing Major Depression
antidepressant treatments but failed to get relief
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
FDA-approved, non-invasive, drug-free
Choose to be free. Proven safe and effective*
1 in 3 were free of depression symptoms
Durable relief over 12 months
*1. Carpenter LL, et al. (2012) Depress Anxiety, 29(7):587-596.
2. Demitrack MA, Thase ME. (2009) Psychopharmacol Bull, 42(2):5-38
What can I expect?
TMS is an outpatient, non-invasive treatment that doesn’t require surgery or implantation of electrodes. There is no recovery time, so after your TMS treatment, you can immediately go home and get back to your normal activities.
Getting treatment for mental health issues is a team effort. By working with your doctor, you can take control to find the approach that is most appropriate for your needs.
A Wellspring of Hope serving the Ventura County area since 2000. Welcome.
Pioneer in TMS. Caring. Compassionate. Responsible. Pleasant. Supportive. A good listener.
Dr. Lee Mendiola, Ventura’s trusted hometown psychiatrist, introduced TMS for his patients and believed in it so much he worked hard with insurance companies to make this miracle treatment, a medical and technological breakthrough, accessible to those whose quality of life can be redeemed by it.
Dr. Mendiola completed his Advanced Fellowship in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) at Duke University Medical Center and has treated more than 200 TMS patients.
Get in touch for a comprehensive evaluation to see if TMS is for you.
Dr. Mendiola completed his advanced Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. His office is located at 1752 S. Victoria Avenue, Suite #250 Ventura, CA 93003. He also serves patients in the Santa Barbara and Thousand Oaks areas.