Friday, November 6, 2020

Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) In the Treatment of Depression and OCD: What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know

Presenter: Aleksandra Krunic, M.D.
Moderator: Anthony Pantaleno, Ph.D.

Presented Via Zoom (log-in details will be sent to registered attendees prior to the workshop)

Presentation followed by Question & Answer Period as Time Allows

Sign in will begin at 7:00 PM

The target audience for this presentation is mental health professionals who are in clinical practice. The workshop will be given on an intermediate level.


Registration Closes 11/05/2020

SCPA Members: Free ~ 2 CE credits are available for $40 ($20 a credit)
Nonmembers: $10.00 fee until 10/30/20, $15.00 fee from 10/31/20 - 11/05/20* ~ 2 CE credits are available for an additional $70.00 fee ($35 a credit)
Undergraduate Students: - Free (with proof of student id)

Certificate of Attendance available for $5.00 additional

Please note there is a $1 processing fee for all credit card payments.

There is no known conflict of interest involved in this program nor commercial support provided for its presentation.

Deep TMS is a non-invasive treatment which stimulates the brain region responsible for depression. It is an outpatient procedure which does not require hospitalization or anesthesia, and entails no memory loss or systemic side effects. Studies have shown that the treatment is effective for patients with Major Depressive Disorder and OCD, regardless of how many medications were tried in the current episode of depression or OCD. In the U.S., the Brainsway’s Deep TMS device has been FDA approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) since 2013 and (OCD) since August 2018. Off Label, the studies have shown its effectiveness for the treatment of many other conditions, including Parkinson’s disease, auditory hallucinations associated with Schizophrenia, PTSD, Anxiety, Tinnitus, Migraine headaches. This workshop will provide a basic overview of Deep TMS.

Dr. Krunic currently manages a full-time private practice specializing in Child, Adolescent and Adult Clinical Psychiatry and Neuromodulation. Before transitioning to full-time private practice, Dr. Krunic had extensive experience in clinical and academic psychiatry:

  • Director of Consultation-Liaison Pediatric Psychiatry Service at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Brown Medical School
  • Director of Training and Education, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, St. Luke’s - Roosevelt Hospital, affiliate of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Professor of Psychiatry at Brown University

Dr. Krunic's research has focused on the areas of brain imaging and anxiety/obsessive-compulsive disorders.

If you have any questions, please email or call 631-623-0293 and be sure to leave your contact information at the number in your email or message. You may register and pay for this and any of our other workshops via our website using the form within this listing or by mailing in your payment by TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO WORKSHOP (payable to SCPA) with your name and contact information to: Suffolk County Psychological Association, 358 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 10, Commack, NY 11725.

If you prepay and need to cancel ~ please do so via email to: or by leaving a message 631-623-0293 up until 48 hours prior to the workshop and a credit will be issued towards a future SCPA workshop.

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Suffolk County Psychological Association is approved by NYSED State Board for Social Work to provide continuing education to LMSWs and LCSWs in New York State

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