Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention

Type of Service

Counselling and Treatment

Program Description

The Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention is a part of the Ambulatory Care and Structured Treatments Service. The centre encompasses the therapies of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS), Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), and Magnetic Seizure Therapy (MST). The Temerty center offers therapeutic brain intervention for severe and/or treatment-resistant psychiatric illnesses particularly treatment resistant depression. (Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). Treatment with rTMS or MST may be offered if eligibility criteria for current studies are met. MST & rTMS are offered as a part of clinical trials. Clients must be medically stable.

Access Information

Medical referral is required. All referrals are through Access CAMH. Please use the CAMH Adult Referral Form to arrange a consultation regarding brain intervention. This program is specialized to diagnoses of severe depression, comorbid diagnoses are reviewed on an individual basis. Clients must be medically stable.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-535-8501 ext. 2
Toll-Free 800-463-2338 ext. 2

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 14 and up
Catchment Ontario
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed
Note No smoking on hospital property.

Application Referral Forms


English French Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0800-1600
Tuesday 0800-1600
Wednesday 0800-1600
Thursday 0800-1600
Friday 0800-1600