Colorado TMS Center Depression
the next steps towards recovery and call the Southern Colorado TMS
Center at 719-539-8812. We would like to help you and your family.
Do We Offer?
At Southern Colorado TMS
we offer effective non-medication and non-traditional treatments for
Depression Anxiety and PTSD. Contact us to learn more or visit us on www.southerncoloradotms.com
Our treatments work better than medication treatments for the same
conditions as proven in large scale medical studies.
TMS stands for
Transcranial magnetic stimulation. This treatment uses no medication
and has few side effects. It uses standard MRI pulses applied to the
brain regions which control depression and anxiety. TMS for Major Depression
is clinically proven, covered by almost all health insurance plans and
FDA-cleared to improve symptoms of depression.
The treatments may also help with Anxiety, PTSD, OCD and other
conditions including bipolar disease, autism, speech recovery post
stroke, tinnitus, migraine, chronic pain states, and reduction of
persistent auditory hallucinations. Treatments for conditions other
than Major Depressive Disorder are not typically covered by health
FreeSpira is a
non-medication treatment that eliminates Panic Attacks for 85% of
people within 30 days and even a year later 82% are panic attack free.
The FreeSpira system is used in your own home and helps you train
yourself to breathe correctly day and night so that new panic attacks
do not happen. The device monitors your exhaled carbon dioxide levels,
helping you to breathe correctly so you do not have feelings of anxiety
and panic. This device is very useful for Panic Attacks, Generalized
Anxiety and PTSD as well. While it is not covered by insurance plans,
it is FDA-cleared for Panic and can be used for the other conditions
else do we offer?
As part of the TMS or
FreeSpira treatments we offer the following additional services at no
charge to our clients: Weekly Depression and Anxiety Skills
Management classes, HeartMath heart and breathing rate training
programs and Acudetox ear acupuncture treatments. These treatments
supplement and enhance our programs and help ensure your success.
NON-Medication Treatments? a)
The advantages of these treatments are that they introduce no chemicals
into your body, have few to no side effects, do not have intellectual
dulling, emotional flattening, weight gain, sexual dysfunction,
addictive potential or other problems often associated with medication
These treatments are more effective than medication treatments. In the
case of TMS if you have tried 3 or more medicines in the past, the
chance the next medicine will help is only 13%. With TMS its 60% in the
initial round, and up to 80% if a second round is used. In the case of
FreeSpira, combination psychotherapy and medication used continuously
produce remission in only 45% of people at 6 months which drops to 41%
at one year. This compares to 85% and 82% respectively with FreeSpira.
Southern Colorado TMS Center, LLC
has been helping Southern Colorado residents since 2011 restore brain
health and use non-medication interventions. We are the only
experienced TMS and FreeSpira team in the region.
Want a brief
introduction? Visit these videos. Or go to our website:
Fleming, MD, DLFAPA
Medical Director of SCTMSC, LLC, John is a board-certified psychiatrist
with over 40 years’ experience treating depression and related
conditions. He is certified in providing TMS treatment with many
different TMS systems. In 2011, John was named Distinguished Life
Fellow by the American Psychiatric Association, for his significant
contributions to the psychiatric profession. Since 2005, he has been
voted for annually by other physicians as one of America‘s Best Doctors.
In his private practice,
John focuses on the psychotherapy and treatment of complex depression
and bipolar conditions as well as OCD, PTSD, substance abuse, and
Hammock, PhD, MA
Clinical Director of SCTMSC, LLC and Certified TMS Provider, Joe is a
licensed psychologist and member of the American Psychological
Association. He is a graduate of Fuller Graduate School of Psychology,
and additionally holds an MA from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is
certified by the International EMDR Association and is a Certified TMS
Provider. In his 30 years of
practice in Colorado, he has specialized in the treatment of
trauma-based disorders, depression, anxiety disorders, and dissociative
disorders. He also has extensive experience in psychological
evaluations, CBT, EMDR, forensic psychology, and is frequently
consulted as an expert witness.
Hammock, MA, MEd, LMFT
Services Director of SCTMSC, LLC, Melissa received her master’s degree
in Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University and her
master’s in special education from California State University, Los
Angeles. Melissa is a Certified Life Coach and a member of the
International Positive Psychology Association. Melissa is also a
Certified TMS Provider.
Melissa has been in
private practice in Colorado Springs since 1981, working with adults,
adolescents, and couples. Melissa specializes in the treatment of
depression, anxiety, ADHD, and trauma-based disorders. She has received
training in EMDR, Cognitive Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Energy
Therapies, Interpersonal Therapy and Acudetox. Melissa is a Licensed
Marriage and Family Therapist.
Take the next steps to
get your life back and call the Southern Colorado TMS Center today.
Southern Colorado TMS
3225 International Circle, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80910