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Staying safe

Long before the panic of COVID -19 infections peaked in Nashville, the NeuroScience & TMS Centers had safety as a priority.  Our TMS operators and staff are certified and have been trained both nationally and locally.  The medical director and TMS Coordinator train others nationally and internationally to administer TMS safely. In the first week …

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The Right Spot

At the start of each TMS Treatment course, the standard of care is for the prescribing physician to locate the treatment location and complete an initial motor threshold or strength of the TMS device needed for adequate effective treatment.  In this image, Dr. Cochran and Professor Tony Barker are demonstrating the Beam F3 and the …

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Dr Cochran co-chaired the PULSES course in Las Vegas this month

The Clinical TMS Society held its first PULSES program for the year.  The largest class of attendees (prescribers and technicians) came from throughout the US and Canada to learn from the experts.  Dr. Cochran and her colleague, Suzanne Kerns, MD (Medical University of South Carolina) with the assistance of Hien Huynh (of CTMSS’s management team), …

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New Year, New Services

2020 is here and with the new year and all the hope of a new decade, we wanted to announce new services offered through our clinics. In the NEW Brentwood Clinic, we now will have some new faces.  We are now offering therapy services with experienced in house therapists; we are training our new TMS …

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New Location for NeuroScience & TMS Treatment Center

We moved to the Brentwood Medical Center in early December 2019.  The new space will help us better meet patient needs.  We have clinicians working every day of the work week to accomodate your schedule.  Call us to schedule a new patient appointment _  (615) 224-9800 to schedule an appointment.

Expanding our services to help change your mood for good

Counting down the days until we move into our new location at the Brentwood Medical Clinic.  Looking forward to the new updated space near our colleagues that refer to our services.  It’s been a long process, but we are excited by the new opportunities.

Out of Darkness

The NeuroScience and TMS Treatment Centers sponsored the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Out of Darkness Walk this past Saturday. The Out of the Darkness Walks are proof that when people work together they can make big changes in the world. They are AFSP’s largest fundraiser and as such: 1)produce millions for suicide prevention programs, 2)unite …

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? Neurofeedback ?Neurotherapy ?QEEG Neurofeedback?

This is a third re-post of an earlier blog; Here is a discussion of Neurofeedback as a treatment, authored by Dr. Michelle Cochran. There continues to be a lot of buzz in Nashville about Neurotherapy, Neurofeedback, or EEG with neurofeedback for brain illnesses such as Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Generalized Anxiety …

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TMS might one day be used for Substance Use Disorders

According to a recent meta-analysis, TMS treatment of substance use disorders might eventually benefit patients.  Dr Cochran cautions that we are not there as yet, because the researchers noted that the positive effects of rTMS appeared to be short-lived and often wore off by follow-up (on average, four months later). The results were optimistic for reducing cravings …

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Feedback about PULSES course

Dr. Cochran was humbled to read this post from The Clinical TMS Society’s (CTMSS) website recently:  Nikki Santiago and Shari Paulson, TMS technicians who attended the PULSES course in San Francisco in May 2019, recently wrote this in the CTMSS online newsletter.  “At the PULSES course…, we participated in training that ranged from the science …

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