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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for depression Interconcare

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy for depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders

From 3 weeks, Turin, Italy

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is an innovative and very promising treatment for various neurological and psychiatric pathologies, the use of which has been approved by the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and by the European Community.

The functioning of TMS is based on a known phenomenon, namely the neuroplasticity of the brain: neurons modify their structure and function as a result of stimuli, traumas or pathologies. Transcranial magnetic stimulation can restore neuronal cells to the status quo, contributing to the regression of some psychiatric and neurological pathologies. The technique has low side effects compared to pharmacological therapies, such as a slight sense of dizziness or headaches, which subside over time. However, the procedure is not indicated on patients who have clips or stents for aneurysms, prostheses or metal splinters in the neck-head area, or face tattoos made with an ink containing metals. TMS is a particularly advantageous therapy because it does not require anesthesia or recovery time after the session, so the patient can immediately return to his daily life.

At the Private Clinic Santa Caterina da Siena, the effectiveness of this treatment is enhanced by a synergy with other therapies, such as e.g. psychological consultations, rehabilitation, mindfulness activities, and pharmacology if necessary.

The psychotherapy itself follows different types, always depending on individual needs, such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy, Resocialization Group Therapies. Possible interviews with family members are also foreseen to facilitate interaction with the patient and his return to home.

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The Clinic is located in the city center of Turin, Italy, with the nearest airport: International Airport of Turin (TRN).

Other nearby airports are Milan Malpensa (MXP) (101.3 km), Milan Linate (LIN) (131.9 km), Nice (NCE) (161.4 km) and Geneva (GVA) (178 km).

What conditions can be treated with the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation?

  • Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Chronic Pain: Although not a mental disorder, TMS has also been studied for its potential to alleviate chronic pain conditions, including neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia, which can have significant psychological effects.
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Inclusions of the program


You may decide to stay directly at the Clinic, in one of the Suite Rooms, with private bathroom, equipped with comfortable bed and a second bed for the accompanying guest, a TV, Wi-Fi, automated heating and air conditioning, and phone. You can use the hospital restaurant services where meals are prepared by qualified staff. The menu is created according to the indications of a nutritionist. Menus for celiacs are available and personalized based on the doctors' recommendations. It is also possible to request the restaurant service for accompanying persons.
Another option is to stay at one of the hotels in Turin, near the Clinic. Some hotels have an agreement and offer advantageous rates to patients.

Clinical Evaluation

In the first days of treatment (or hospitalization) the evaluation of the clinical picture will be performed through psychiatric interviews, the psychological interview for knowledge and evaluation of personal resources, the motivational interview (aimed at inclusion in group activities), psychodiagnostics tests, and the observation of interactive aspects.
The clinical anamnestic findings are integrated with the treatment service with the family members, and if necessary, with the psychologists who have followed the patient before.
The first consultation can also be performed online.


Once the observations collected by the various operators have been compared as a team and the objectives of the hospitalization have been defined, the individualized therapeutic-rehabilitation project includes:
○ Psychiatric interviews
○ Psychological support or psychotherapeutic interviews
○ TMS treatment sessions
○ Group activities with psychotherapeutic, rehabilitative and resocialising value
○ Interviews with family members useful to facilitate interaction with the patient and his return home
○ Sessions of physical activity, relaxation and mindfulness
○ Psycho-rehabilitative programs for patients suffering from addictions.
○ Support for pharmacological therapy
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Exclusive benefits for our clients

○ Free consulting service for all the available services, according to your health conditions
○ Possibility of covering the expenses with the medical insurance
○ Support in organization of the trip, transport, hotel and translation service if needed.

During the health admission phase, the doctor collects the patient’s medical history data and carries out the clinical examination. The disorders, appropriate diagnostic and clinical procedures, as well as suitable treatments are discussed with the patient. The patient is always asked for final consent.


TMS Therapy for mental help, 4 weeks

From € 6.900
  • 4 Psychiatric medical examinations
  • 20 TMS sessions with medical supervision
  • 11 Sessions of medical assessments, psychotherapy interviews and / or mindfulness

TMS Therapy for addictions, 3 weeks

From € 5.180
  • 3 Psychiatric medical examinations
  • 15 TMS sessions with medical supervision
  • 8 Sessions of medical assessments, psychotherapy interviews and / or mindfulness

What we like most about this program?

Effective combination of services carried out in one place, aimed at the patient’s well-being and effective recovery, that helps uncover underlying issues that might be missed when relying solely on one service. Different therapies offered (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, psychotherapy, physical activity, mindfulness, group activities, different relaxation techniques, and pharmacological treatment) involve several assessments and evaluations, leading to a more accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. It offers a more comprehensive and tailored approach to addressing the complex and multifaceted nature of mental health, leading to better outcomes and a higher quality of life for individuals seeking to improve their mental state.

Everyone has unique mental health needs and preferences. By combining services, you can access a range of options and customize your treatment plan to better suit your specific circumstances.

Follow-up after the end of the treatment: You can contact the specialists you met during your stay, whenever you need.

Suggestive location: There are several reasons why staying in Turin could have a positive impact on your mental wellbeing. Like any other Italian city, Turin is known for its stunning architecture, tree-lined boulevards, and beautiful parks. Surrounding yourself with such aesthetics can have a calming and uplifting effect on your mood. This city is known for its relatively lower stress levels compared to some other major cities. The slower pace of life and reduced urban stressors can contribute to a more relaxed and less anxious state of mind. Turin is also famous for its food, especially chocolate and coffee. Enjoying delicious local cuisine and engaging in the culinary culture can be a pleasurable and comforting experience, positively affecting your mood.

Cooperation with other centers to improve the clinical outcome of the treatment The hospital collaborates with the Healthy Brain Institute (Milan, Italy) a team of professionals in the field of neuroscience – with highly specialized training in major research centers and universities – is led by Professor Giacomo Koch, internationally renowned neurologist and neuroscientist and director health care provider of the institute.


About the Clinic

Clinica Santa Caterina da Siena

Santa Caterina da Siena, Turin

This private clinic is located in one of the most picturesque and elegant areas of Turin and features 65 beds as well as 4 operating rooms. It has always been an important point of reference for private healthcare in different areas: orthopedics, plastic surgery, urology, mental health, sleep disorders, ophthalmology and others.

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