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Alexa has extensive experience treating multiple forms of depression including Medication Resistant Depression, Post Partum Depression, Major Depression, Situational Depression, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, and Persistent Depressive Disorder. She is passionate about helping patients overcome their depressive state and continue on as their medication management provider if needed. Other areas of expertise include treating medically stable eating disorders, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, and borderline personality disorder.
She worked as a Registered Nurse at the University of Iowa in inpatient psychiatry with a focus on eating and mood disorders, and outpatient with Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). She completed her graduate degree at Allen College in Waterloo, IA and is board certified with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Her past experience with ECT has ignited a passion for brain stimulation treatments.
Alexa’s treatment philosophy includes helping patients address mental illness in order to achieve their goals and pursue their passions! Her practice is heavily influenced by her time working as a nurse; she firmly believes in holistic care and treating the patient as a whole person rather than a diagnosis.
Alexa adores animals and enjoys spending time with her husband, two dogs, two cats and reptiles. In her free time she enjoys fiber arts such as knitting and crocheting, reading, yoga, and playing the harp.
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Prisca Nwizugbo, MN, ARNP, PMHNP specializes in the treatment of adults (13 and up) with major depression. She completed her graduate degree at the University of Washington.
Her passion and expertise include treatment of severe, medication-resistant Major Depressive Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. She is dedicated to providing the best treatment options to patients and is an expert in the field of Brain Stimulation Technologies, such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.
Prisca has had a long-standing interest in the field of mental health with over 20 years of medical background. She is the founder and Principal partner of Optimum Mental Health Services, LLC, which has provided outstanding services for patients in the greater eastside of Seattle for over 10 years. For many years, Prisca has served as a guest Clinical Instructor and panelist consultant at University of Washington School.
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Deborah is our TMS Technician Specialist. Her background is in hospitality, and it shows while treating all of our patients with exceptional standards. She performs TMS treatments and can answer any questions you may have regarding the TMS treatment process. Deborah also helps qualify patients and scheduling their consultation for TMS Therapy and look up insurance benefits prior to treatment.
Celeste is our TMS Technician Specialist. She performs TMS treatments and has a great sense of knowledge on how the TMS process can help patients. Her background is in administrative work, and you can see it while she’s always well calculated throughout her day. She will be helping with setting up for mapping sessions and following up with patients to help coordinate with their previous providers.
Lily is our TMS Practice Manager and will be the first to welcome you to Eastside TMS and Wellness center. Her background is in management with working at a prior mental health facility prior to joining Eastside TMS. She will handle coordination with your insurance, answer any of your billing questions, and set up your treatment schedule. Lily enjoys interacting with patients each day and seeing their progress throughout their TMS treatment.
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Dr. Arinola Dada is board-certified in Rheumatology and Internal medicine with a focus on the interaction between Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, and Major Depression.
Dr. Dada earned her medical degree from University of Lagos, Nigeria and then completed her residency in internal medicine in Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) and a rheumatology fellowship at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Dr. Dada embraces a holistic approach to the treatment of rheumatic conditions and fibromyalgia. She is excited at the dramatic response patients with chronic fatigue are experiencing when treated with TMS.
Dr. Dada is an active member of numerous professional organizations including American College of Rheumatology and has been named one of Seattle’s best doctors by her peers and honored in Arthritis Today magazine as “Top Doc” multiple times over the last 10 years.
Dr. Dada is also Clinical faculty at the University of Washington, Division of Rheumatology.
I believe that patient participation is key to addressing each individual’s health concerns. Together we can achieve goals via patient education and mutual communication.