Honoring Black History Month

Happy Black History Month! As a black psychiatrist, I want to take this time to celebrate and honor the contributions of African Americans to our society and the mental health field. It has been a long and tumultuous journey for African Americans in mental health. Our history is one of mistreatment, misunderstanding, and stigma. From […]

How Does TMS Work?

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy uses magnetic fields to stimulate the brain and change neural activity and connectivity. Some critical aspects of how it works include the following: The electrical stimulation is applied to frontal cortex regions implicated in depression and anxiety. It uses magnetic fields generated by electromagnetic coils to stimulate the brain. The […]