Dr. Beck believes that each patient is unique and,
realizing that all patients respond differently to
treatment, she tailors their care based on a variety
of treatment options incorporating medication management,
TMS therapy, psychotherapy, diet, and exercise. Dr.
Beck is excited to be the first psychiatrist in Northern
California's "Wine Country" (Napa,
Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties) to offer this cutting
edge treatment of depression. Read more about her and
about WellMind Center here.
While the exact cause of depression is not known,
the leading scientific theory is that depression is
caused by an imbalance of the brain's neurotransmitters.
Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers that send
signals between brain cells. Depression is most often
treated with antidepressant medications. It is believed
that antidepressant medications work by increasing
the levels of these neurotransmitters. Read more about
The TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) therapy
is the first and only non-systemic and non-invasive
depression treatment approved by the US Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) for patients who have not benefited
from prior antidepressant treatment. Learn more about
TMS therapy here.
Answers to common questions about TMS therapy and
depression can be found here. For more information,
please don't hesitate to call us at 707-566-9355 (566-WELL).
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