Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

If depression controls your life, know that you are not alone. In 2020, more than 20 million people in the U.S. had at least one major depressive episode. We are offering hope for remission daily with NeuroStar TMS Advanced Therapy, a proven depression treatment that lasts.  Patients are experiencing over 83% reduction of symptoms and over 62% are experiencing relief from all symptoms (remission).

If you or someone you know is ready to find a new way forward, we are now offering NeuroStar TMS Therapy at our clinics, and encourage you to reach out to our experienced and dedicated team. Request your NeuroStar TMS evaluation appointment today at an Alleviant location near you. Fill out our online contact form or call 866-951-HEAL.

How NeuroStar TMS Advanced Therapy™ Works

NeuroStar is a safe, effective, non-drug treatment for Depression, Anxious Depression, and OCD. It uses Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), precise magnetic pulses, to stimulate and target critical underactive areas of the brain. Neurotransmitters, chemical messengers, send signals and play a significant role in mood regulation helping to reduce or even eliminate symptoms.

NeuroStar therapy is easy, under 20 mins, and accessible for patients at all Alleviant Health Centers

What to expect

  • All you have to do is show up and recline in a comfortable spa-like chair
  • A small curved magnet is placed lightly on your head
  • You remain awake, may feel tapping, and will hear a clicking sound
  • Return to daily activities immediately

Key benefits include:

  • Effective: 83% response, 62% remission rates
  • SAFE: low risk of side effects. Numerous studies have demonstrated safety and efficacy
  • Flexible: outpatient treatment in under 20min… continue to live your life
  • Lasts: Benefits can last for years after treatment is completed
  • Non-invasive: NeuroStar TMS therapy does not require any anesthesia or sedation

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Please contact Alleviant Health Centers at 866-951-HEAL

TMS Clinical Trials & Academic Studies

TMS Clinical Trials & Academic Studies

  • Carpenter LL, et al. (2012). Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for Major Depression: A Multisite, Naturalistic, Observational Study of Acute Treatment Outcomes in Clinical Practice. Depression and Anxiety, 29(7):587-596.

  • Dunner DL, et al. (2014). A Multisite, Naturalistic, Observational Study of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for Patients with Pharmacoresistant Major Depressive Disorder: Durability of Benefit Over a 1-Year Follow-Up Period. J Clin Psychiatry. 75(12):1394-1401.

  • George MS, et al. (2010). Daily Left Prefrontal Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder: A Sham-Controlled Randomized Trial. Arch Gen Psychiatry, 67(5):507-516.

  • O’Reardon JP, et al. (2007). Efficacy and Safety of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in the Acute Treatment of Major Depression: A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial. Biol Psychiatry, 62(11):1208-1216.


If you’re looking for an alternative to antidepressants or medication isn’t working, TMS may be an excellent option for you. A healthcare provider will discuss your options and help you make an informed decision.

No. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared TMS in 2008. Join over 3 million people who have found relief with NeuroStar TMS therapy.

Yes. Our team will work with your insurance company to determine coverage criteria once a provider determines TMS is the right option for you.

TMS is a painless procedure performed while patients are awake and alert, and requires no anesthesia. While some patients may report some scalp discomfort, this usually subsides after the first week of treatment.

Yes. No side effects such as weight gain or sexual dysfunction. More than 65% of patients do not recover fully on antidepressant medication, and about one-third experience remission. By a 4th failed antidepressant medication there is a 7% chance of remission vs 62% chance with NeuroStar.

No. After completing a course of NeuroStar therapy there are no adverse effects on memory or sleep, no evidence of long term side-effects, and no “recovery period” as with other treatments such as Electroconvulsive Therapy. ECT is a last resort for severe mental health disorders.

Alleviant Health Centers is one of the largest independent providers of NeuroStar TMS therapy in the United States. We offer this life-changing treatment at our state-of-the-art facilities. Our team of experienced providers includes board-certified psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and licensed therapists who specialize in treating mood disorders. We offer a comprehensive approach to mental healthcare that provides TMS therapy, and treat the whole person not just a disease.

To learn more about NeuroStar TMS therapy, please request an appointment for a NeuroStar evaluation at an Alleviant Health Center by completing our online contact form or calling 866-951-HEAL. Take our online questionnaire to see if you are a candidate today.

The NeuroStar Advanced Therapy System is indicated for the treatment of depressive episodes and for decreasing anxiety symptoms for those who may exhibit comorbid anxiety symptoms in adult patients suffering from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and who failed to achieve satisfactory improvement from previous antidepressant medication treatment in the current episode. The NeuroStar Advanced Therapy system is intended to be used as an adjunct for the treatment of adult patients suffering from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Important Safety Information

The most common side effect is pain or discomfort at or near the treatment site. These events are transient; they occur during the TMS treatment course and do not occur for most patients after the first week of treatment. There is a rare risk of seizure associated with the use of TMS therapy (<0.1% per patient).

NeuroStar Advanced Therapy is only available by prescription.

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Request your appointment for TMS evaluation at an Alleviant Health Centers clinic closest to you by filling out the contact form. Please allow us 24 to 48 hours for our intake coordinators to process your request and reach out to you.

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Request your appointment for TMS evaluation at an Alleviant Health Centers clinic closest to you by filling out the contact form. Please allow us 24 to 48 hours for our intake coordinators to process your request and reach out to you.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.