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    Treatment Resistant Depression: Diagnosis, Clinical Assessment and Novel Treatment Interventions with Dr. Martha Koo, MD

    • Fri, February 12, 2021
    • 8:45 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Via Zoom - Attendees receive Zoom link via email the night before and morning of the event


    (depends on selected options)

    Base fee:
    • Free for all members who pre-register

    Registration is closed

    Zoom Chapter Meeting

    Treatment Resistant Depression:
    Diagnosis, Clinical Assessment and 

    Novel Treatment Interventions

    with Dr. Martha Koo, MD

    Learning objectives

    Participants will be able to:

    1. List three risk factors for treatment resistant depression (TRD)

    2. List three pharmacologic classes of antidepressants and/or medication

    augmentation strategies

    3. List two objective depression rating scales

    4. List four non-medication treatment alternatives for TRD

    5. Name two brain regions relevant in the neurobiology of depression

    6. List three major differences between Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

    and Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

    7. List two psychedelic drugs being investigated for the treatment of depression


    Dr. Martha B. Koo, M.D., completed her undergraduate studies at Princeton

    University and her medical training at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She obtained her psychiatry residency training at the UCLA Resnick

    Neuropsychiatric Institute and her subsequent psychoanalytic training at the New

    Center for Psychoanalysis. She is double Board Certified in Psychiatry and in

    Addiction Medicine. For over twenty years Dr. Koo has enjoyed her private practice,

    providing outpatient psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and pharmacological treatment for individuals, couples and families. A pioneer in the development and application of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Dr. Koo opened the South Bay TMS Therapy Center in 2009. She is currently the founder and CEO of Neuro Wellness Spa, where she offers TMS, Magnetic E-Resonance therapy, iv ketamine, iv nutrition, and photobiomodulation as novel interventions for treatment-resistant mental illness. Additionally, Dr. Koo is the Medical Director at Clear Recovery Center, an intensive outpatient treatment center for individuals struggling with mental health, addiction and dual diagnoses. She is on the Board of Directors of the Clinical TMS Society and the Beach Cities Health District and is an active lecturer at the New Center for Psychoanalysis and the Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society and Institute.

    Meetings Are Now FREE

    For LBSB CAMFT Members Who Pre-Register!

    Participants Will Receive 2 CEU's Via Email

    • 9:00   A.M.     Announcements from President & Members
    • 9:15   A.M.     Presentation Begins
    • 11:15 A.M.     Presentation Ends
    • 11:20 A.M.     Board Meeting Begins

          For questions regarding CEU's contact Diane Bagatourian,

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