What is it?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation - also known as TMS - is an FDA-approved, non-invasive, and non-medication treatment for depression. No longer do you have to accept an incomplete response to medication or intolerable side effects such as weight gain, loss of libido, constipation, fatigue or the many others.

In 2011, Dr. Augustus excitedly brought the cutting-edge technology of TMS to her patients and the greater Memphis area.

Dr. Augustus has successfully administered TMS to over



Dr. Augustus and the staff at CPS has delivered well over



Here are some quick facts about TMS:​

  • It is a non-drug option that has few side effects (scalp discomfort and headaches are most common).
  • It has impressive response and remissions rates.
  • It has proven long-term effectiveness.
Dr. Augustus and the staff at Christian Psychiatric Services are dedicated to helping patients achieve their highest level of health and well-being.
Have you or a loved one suffered from depression? Failed to respond well to medication? Experienced intolerable side effects?
Contact us today to see if TMS is the answer you have been looking for. Our TMS Coordinator and will be happy to speak with you more about this treatment and your options.
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Efficacy of Treatment



(based on PHQ-9 + HAMD-21 scores gathered throughout the course of TMS treatment)

Effects of Treatment


to 36 months

before patients feel the need to return for maintenance treatments


The astounding results and long-term effectiveness of TMS have already been uncovered, but more attention has been brought to it recently as more major insurances begin to cover this life-changing treatment option for depression.

WMC-TV News Channel 5 came to Christian Psychiatric Services and spoke with Dr. Augustus about this treatment option, how it works and how it's transforming patients' lives. Watch and read the story here.



Overall treatment cost is determined based upon your customized treatment schedule. Each patient is different, so although there are no guaranteed results related to TMS, 4 to 6 weeks of treatment are typically needed for maximum benefit.

Find out if TMS could be the right treatment for you - contact our office to discuss this groundbreaking treatment option today.

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Schedule a consultation today to learn more about TMS.