Change your Brain

Change your Brain

Our brains are the most complex structure known to all of humanity. There is something you can do right now, that would have immediate positive effects on your attention and mood. And continuing to do it will protect you longitudinally from depression and even...

Deep TMS helped Andrew

Deep TMS helped Andrew

This is the story of a patient Andrew, who struggled with depression since his teen years. When depressed, he’d find it hard to do anything. Medication has helped but his depression has been what we call, treatment resistant. And he is not alone. According to a 2015...

FAQs about transcranial magnetic stimulation

FAQs about transcranial magnetic stimulation

Here are some great answers from Dr. Robert McMullen with further input below from our practice about these commonly asked questions. What is the success rate? 01:50 – 02:37 It can vary widely from 1/3 patients experiencing full relief to 80% of patients. This depends...

The low down on esketamine

The low down on esketamine

Touted as potentially one of the most ground breaking findings in psychiatry for decades, we summarize the data the FDA has collected on efficacy and side effects. It is proposed to work by antagonizing the NMDA with facilitates glutamate release and activating AMPA....

TMS: Know your options!

TMS: Know your options!

WHICH TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION (TMS) MODALITY IS RIGHT FOR YOU? There are two kinds of TMS: 1)with a figure of 8 coil (e.g. Neurostar, MagVita, Magventure, and more.) and 2)an H1 coil (Brainsway). In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we are the only practice offering...

Simple ways to help your mental health

Simple ways to help your mental health

With all the chaos of today’s world: text messages, emails, radio, work, family, school; it’s so hard to make time for ourselves. Many of my patients describe feeling like they are just trying to survive, get through the day, and it just feels like a flurry of...

Being proactive during TMS treatment

Being proactive during TMS treatment

Have you ever considered TMS? If you are an appropriate candidate, I’d recommend considering it. With minimal side effects and coverage by insurance, there is literally very little to lose. After my years of experience in TMS, I have witnessed first hand, lives get...

Misconceptions about Depression Treatment

Misconceptions about Depression Treatment

Depression is complex and highly unique to each individual. The word itself varies so much in terms of how each person uses it. Some people use to the words such as “that was depressing” when thinking of a story, others can say “I’m so depressed” during extra trying...

Losing a Loved One

Losing a Loved One

I’ve been fortunate in a way to have not lost anyone yet who was significant in my life until recently. It was Mimi, my first pet, a beloved short haired tabby. In some ways, losing a pet can be more intense than losing a human companion. They are innocent, pure, and...