We are brain care experts, providing comprehensive mental health treatment. Our services include everything from traditional talk therapy and medication management to breakthrough, cutting-edge treatments like TMS, Nasal esketamine, and VNS.
Our care team, led by Dr. Jonathan Becker and Dr. Michelle Cochran, provides full-service, evidence-based mental health treatment to patients in Nashville and Brentwood, TN, and beyond. We specialize in a range of behavioral health issues and disorders including depression, anxiety, OCD, and much more. We also offer breakthrough FDA-approved treatments including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and nasal esketamine.
There is hope. We can help.
We are experts
in brain health.
Our specialized team of psychiatric health professionals has more than 125 years of combined experience. Having helped thousands of patients live happier and healthier lives, we are proud to be one of the region's top-recommended and reviewed treatment centers. Learn more about us and how we can help you.
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As part of our comprehensive approach to care, we start with an in-depth behavioral health evaluation for each new patient. This helps to ensure patients receive a proper diagnosis and a treatment plan tailored to their specific needs. A treatment plan may include one or any combination of the following services.
We offer a wide range of behavioral, emotional, and mental health services, including talk therapy, medication management, follow-up visits, and much more.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a safe, non-drug, FDA-cleared treatment proven to help some patients improve, and even reach remission from, the symptoms of depression and other conditions.
We offer the only FDA-approved ketamine-based psychedelic treatment for depression. Treatments are monitored by our expert care team to ensure optimum safety and effectiveness.
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Did you know our treatments, including TMS therapy and esketamine, are covered by most insurance plans? Learn more about our accepted insurances, view our payment and privacy policies, pay your bill online, and much more.
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We strive to educate, empower, and inspire patients to help them lead happier, healthier lives. Check out our blog for news and helpful information, expert tips, answers to some of your most frequently asked questions, and much more.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) FAQs
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Ketamine & Esketamine: Busting the Myths
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Insurance Coverage TMS Treatment of OCD
TMS is approved for the treatment of OCD and is expanding insurance coverage options! Call our office today if you are interested!
Predicting response to TMS; we expect it 90% of the time
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Everyone at the NeuroScience & TMS Treatment Centers joins me in our concern for the safety of you, our staff, and all the world. After working virtually except …
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Dr. Cochran at The Neuroscience and TMS center has served as my psychiatric care physician for the past 5 years. I have made tremendous progress while seeing her. She is attentive, thorough, and professional. I refer her to everyone I know in need of psychiatric care because I trust her and her staff completely. I am very thankful to be a patient of the Neuroscience and TMS center.
This hands down is the BEST doctor’s office I've ever been to. Not just on a psychiatric level, but just a medical setting in general. I love Dr. Becker and I'm beyond grateful that I found him. He is very personable and just one of the easiest people to talk to. And the front desk is great too and that goes a long way! So yes, 5 stars! I recommend this to anyone who needs to find a good and relaxed environment for psychiatry.
Mary is wonderful. She understands my medical condition and truly cares. She listens and comforts you in time of need. She is a true human being and doesn’t treat you like a number. She is very professional and knows her stuff.
Ali was amazing. We have searched for help for years for our son. It was nice for her to listen but then give great advice!! We are in the process of implementing her parenting plan and It is not easy but we can already see a difference!!
This was a great treatment for me. I have completed TMS therapy numerous times b/c I keep getting better and better. I suffered a traumatic brain injury and was steered towards TMS and it has helped me tremendously…This team knows what they are doing and I’m happy I had the opportunity to do this.
The staff are 100% committed to the clients’ health and well-being. They find solutions tailored to the individual’s needs and goals. If I could leave 10 stars, I would. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Everyone from Dr. Becker on down has done an outstanding job. Professional and caring that is hard to find in medicine today and you guys provide both!! And, Emily is a real gem as the TMS tech.
-EPC, MD [VUMC]
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