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Get FDA Approved Help for Your Treatment Resistant Depression
Why TMS?
  • No systemic side effects - insomnia, fatigue, blurred vision, GI distress, sexual dysfunction, dry mouth, tremor, autonomic instability, etc. (as with medications)

  • No known cognitive side effects

  • Noninvasive - No need for sedation, anesthesia, hospitalization, or recovery time (as with ECT, DBS, VNS)

  • Effective in treatment resistant depression (TRD) where medications can have diminishing returns1,2,3,4

  • Covered (with copay) by most insurances including Medicare, our office currently accepts out of pocket, Aetna, Regence Blue Shield, Sound Health and Wellness, First Choice, and Medicare

Are you a candidate for TMS?

Call for appointment with Dr. Heistand to discuss:
                           (360) 385-9818


L.L. Carpenter, P.G. Janicak, S.T. Aaronson, T. Boyadjis, D.G. Brock, I.A. Cook, D.L. Dunner, K. Lanocha, H.B. Solvason, M.A. Demitrack

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for major depression: a multisite, naturalistic, observational study of acute treatment outcomes in clinical practice

Depress. Anxiety, 29 (2012), pp. 587-5961


Sackeim HA, Aaronson ST, Carpenter LL, Hutton TM, Mina M, Pages K, Verdoliva S, West WS. Clinical outcomes in a large registry of patients with major depressive disorder treated with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. J Affect Disord. 2020 Dec 1;277:65-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.08.005. Epub 2020 Aug 7. PMID: 32799106.

We are located in the historic Kuhn building in beautiful downtown Port Townsend, Washington.

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Are you Currently in Crisis?


TMS is not currently an approved treatment if
you are having active thoughts of ending your life.  Seek treatment at resources below:

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