Achieve Acquired by Greenbrook TMS Neurohealth Centers

Nearly five and a half years ago we set out to provide a new treatment option in mental health care for people with treatment resistant depression in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Our goal was to improve the lives of our patients through the use of TMS Therapy. Through collaboration with community providers, our dedicated team has … Read more

How Does TMS Therapy Work Anyway?

How Does TMS Work Anyway

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy was first introduced in 1985 and was based on principles established over a century prior by the Faraday experiment when Michael Faraday discovered electricity could generate a magnetic field in 1881. While the effects of an external electric current on the brain have been extensively researched in the past – … Read more

The Advantages of TMS vs. Invasive Depression Treatment

TMS vs Invasive Depression Treatment

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been steadily growing in popularity, ever since becoming a viable and approved option for treatment-resistant depression and OCD according to the FDA. However, there is still a lack of understanding among the general population on how TMS functions, what exactly makes it “non-invasive”, and how it features the benefits of … Read more

Depression Is A Mental Illness and Should Be Taken Seriously

Depression is a Mental Ilness and Should Be Taken Seriously

One would think that an illness that affects 17.3 million people and is closely correlated with suicidal ideation, drug use disorder, and drastic drops in productivity is taken very seriously. One would think that given the impact depression has on our lives, it would be our collective responsibility to identify and treat it in friends, … Read more

Where to Turn When Antidepressants Don’t Work

Where To Turn When Depression Medication Fails

Antidepressants are somewhat of a mystery to many people, and it’s difficult for some to process whether they’re a good thing or a bad thing, with conflicting messages on both sides. Headlines and government bodies are writing reports that prescription drugs are addictive and can cause deaths, and antidepressants contain black box warning that a … Read more

What are the Side Effects of TMS Therapy?

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive treatment approved for major depressive disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder, particularly in patients who do not respond to first-line treatment methods (pharmacology and therapy). TMS has shown to be particularly effective for patients with treatment-resistant depression.  Considering the treatment utilizes a device directing magnetic waves directly at a portion … Read more

Stop Asian Hate

Stop Asian Hate

STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF THE ASIAN, ASIAN AMERICAN, AND PACIFIC ISLANDER COMMUNITY At Achieve TMS East, we stand in solidarity with Asian, Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders in our community.  Like so many others, we are greatly saddened by the acts of violence since the pandemic began and want you to know that you have our unwavering … Read more

We Support Black Lives and Diversity

Black Lives Matter

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] At Achieve TMS East, we believe that our diversity and inclusion is what makes us stronger and better healthcare providers. Today, we join with the black community and all people of color in their fight for equality and justice. We stand with our clients, colleagues, and the community at large who have been impacted by … Read more

Parenting During COVID-19

Parenting during Covid 19

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A blog by Marjorie Pierce, LICSW and the Director of Operations for Achieve TMS East. She has her MBA with a concentration in Healthcare Administration from the Isenberg School at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She is also a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and received her Masters of Social Work from Boston University. She … Read more

The Power of Kindness During Difficult Times

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A blog by Marjorie Pierce, LICSW, MBA and the Director of Operations for Achieve TMS East. She has her MBA with a concentration in Healthcare Administration from the Isenberg School at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She is also a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and received her Masters of Social Work from Boston University. … Read more

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