Speaker Date Topic
Thomas Addis, Nueroscientist Aug 06, 2024 6:00 PM
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) - Sherpah Clinic
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) - Sherpah Clinic

Thomas is the co-founder and Practice Manager of the Sherpah Clinic: The Practice ethic is predicated in the Clinic name Sherpah: “Sherpa”, after the Mt Everest guides who take people to great heights, and “h” for health. Andre and Melissa are PhD candidates at Curtin University, Perron Institute.

Tom will talk about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for the treatment of depression. TMS is a gentle brain stimulation technique that uses pulses to target and regulate areas of brain associated depression. TMS is approved treatment in Australia and covered by Medicare.

https://www.thesherpahclinic.com/

Melissa Papini, Nueroscientist Aug 06, 2024 6:00 PM
Concussion Symptoms and Neurofeedback Therapy
Concussion Symptoms and Neurofeedback Therapy

Melissa researches mild traumatic brain injury (concussion) and post-concussion symptoms. Melissa will tell us how biomarkers such as imaging and blood tests help to determine the extent of post-concussion brain injury and Andre is trialling neurofeedback, a form of therapy for chronic post-concussion symptoms.

https://staffportal.curtin.edu.au/staff/profile/view/melissa-papini-b33d96a9/

Andre Avila, Nueroscientist Aug 06, 2024 6:00 PM
Nuerofeedback treatments for concussion and mental health
Nuerofeedback treatments for concussion and mental health

Neurofeedback is a form of therapy that helps train the brain to function better. It is also helpful for ADHD, anxiety, mood issues, autism and cognitive complaints such as memory and attention and sleep issues.

Neuroscience is leading the way to healing mental health issues such as depression, anxiety; post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Attention Deficit Disorders (ADHD) and other recognised mental disorders. Brain science and modern state of the art technologies can change the brain and are pointing the way to therapeutic breakthroughs healing both mental and physical problems.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/andr%C3%A9-avila-78158916a/