In a recent study by the University of Utah, Kem C. Gardener Policy Inst. and the Utah Hospital Association on Utah’s Mental Health System identified that one in five of Utah’s residents experiences poor mental health. The report also identified almost 40% of Utah’s depressed youth did not receive treatment for depression and 15% of new mothers experience postpartum depression symptoms. This forty-page report leaves no stone unturned relating to the mental health status of Utah.
TMS Solutions is Utah’s premier provider for treating depression utilizing TMS Therapy. Here at TMS Solutions in Salt Lake and Park City, we are committed to unique, compassionate and effective treatment for depression. To speak with a Patient Advocate, fill out the form and we will be with you shortly.
•72.45% of TMS Solutions' clinical patients have a response rate with a reduction in symptoms of greater than 50%.
•42.86% of our patients receive complete remission!
Dr. Melissa Lopez-Larson is an Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, who currently has an outpatient practice in Park City, Utah. She received her M.D. from the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine and performed her adult and child psychiatry training at Harvard Medical School training sites including Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital and Cambridge Hospital, respectively.
Dr. Lopez-Larson is a board certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. She has been practicing for over 15 years in a variety of settings including performing academic research at the University of Cincinnati, Harvard Medical School and the University of Utah. Dr. Lopez-Larson has also worked in a variety of adult and youth inpatient, residential and outpatient psychiatric programs. She has extensive clinical and research experience and has completed an integrative medicine fellowship. Through this fellowship, Dr. Lopez-Larson developed a diverse knowledge-base in complementary mind-body techniques to further personalize her approach to helping patients heal. Her unique skill set has resulted in the establishment of a practice that combines classic psychiatric services with evidence-based complementary treatments such as supplements, nutrition, meditation and other modalities, to provide an individual with a holistic approach to the treatment of mental health related issues.
In addition, starting in May 2019, Dr. Lopez-Larson is very excited to add TMS, transcranial magnetic stimulation, to the list of biologically based treatments she can perform in her clinic. TMS is an FDA approved treatment for depression and can be performed safely in the office. TMS utilizes concentrated, short pulses of a magnetic field to induce brain changes in areas of the brain responsible for depression. This procedure provides an alternative option for individuals who can not tolerate medications, choose not to use medications or who have not benefited from prior medication trials. TMS is also being used for the treatment of other mental health issues such as PTSD, anxiety, substance abuse and concussions. There are few to no side effects from the procedure and patients are able to resume their normal activities right after the treatment.
Laura joined the TMS Solutions team in April 2019. She is a life-long Utah resident, currently residing in Park City and enjoys skiing, paddle boarding, hiking, and spending time with her family! She is a certified meditation teacher and has long wanted to help people improve their mental health and live happy and healthy lives. Prior to joining TMS Solutions, she was a research assistant at the University of Utah. Laura is very excited to be a part of the TMS Solutions team and to be involved in delivering a new and effective treatment modality to Park City, Utah.