Depression and anxiety – are they different?

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This month we have been discussing the topic of depression. We found that a lot of the help pages and research we have read seems to combine both anxiety and depression and their symptoms and we realised that this may not be helpful for those of you who just want to read about one. We… Read more »

TMS Interview with MagVenture

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Our senior rTMS therapist, Jasmin Parmar, did an interview with MagVenture about how our clinic got into using TMS, patient experiences with using rTMS to treat depression and how COVID-19 affected our practice and TMS clinic. Read the interview here. If you would like to know more about this treatment, please see our information page…. Read more »

Do people with Alzheimer’s disease feel depressed?

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People do not conventionally put these two disorders together, but you may be surprised how much they link. If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, or know someone who has been, it is extremely important to monitor mood, we will explain why. Quick note: Throughout this blog post we are addressing both those who… Read more »

The impact of COVID-19 on depression

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As the world attempts to resume to (some sense of) normality, it is a perfect time to reflect on how the COVID-19 pandemic affected us. In an emergency situation, like the COVID-19 pandemic, people with pre-existing conditions are deemed ‘vulnerable’. However, this vulnerability does not specifically relate to physical conditions, it also includes mental health… Read more »

Remote Consultations

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To support the NHS and the Government in their request for us to stay at home where possible, we are offering assessments and treatment sessions remotely. We recognise that there is a need to continue these appointments for our existing patients and they are also an option for new patients. Please review our dedicated page… Read more »

999 Medical Centre, Finchley Road

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Dr Danny Allen, Consultant Adult Psychiatrist, is now seeing patients at the 999 Medical Centre, Finchley Road, London. Dr Danny Allen treats a wide range of disorders. He has special interests in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, resistant depression, anxiety disorders, borderline personality disorder and adult ADHD.

Aviva cover for r-TMS for the treatment of depression

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We are happy to announce that our Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (r-TMS) for the treatment of depression performed by Dr Allen is covered by Aviva. All claims must be authorised by the Aviva Claims Department prior to treatment.