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Dr Rui Mendel - Healing Minds

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Description

Welcome to Healing Minds. We offer psychiatric assessments, advice and ongoing treatment for adults and adolescents.

Services include:

  • Assessment and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), emotional distress related to life situations, sleep disturbances, chronic pain, marital problems and sexual dysfunctions.
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a type of brain stimulation therapy that has been successful in treating a variety of brain disorders including major depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, autistic disorder, complex and central pain syndromes and tinnitus. TMS is medication-free but can also be used in conjunction with medication.
  • Telehealth: for patients who live outside Auckland we offer online appointments via Zoom or Skype if appropriate.

Consultants

Referral Expectations

Dr Mendel will take referrals from GPs, concerned family and partners, and directly from you.
 
Initial appointments take approximately 50 minutes to 1 hr and follow up appointments between 30 and 45 minutes according to the specific needs of each patient.

Charges

Click here for cost of TMS treatment (credit cards incur a surcharge)

Telehealth (Zoom or Skype) incurs extra charges

Initial appointment (1Hr): $410.00 to $500.00

Follow up (45mins): $285.00

Follow up (30mins): $225.00

TMS: charges vary - please contact the clinic

Hours

Mon – Fri10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Please contact the practice during business hours, Monday to Friday, for inquiries and appointments.

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Common Conditions / Treatments

  • Depression

    Depression is a mood disorder. Emotional states like sadness, ‘feeling blue’ or tearfulness are part of normal human experience.… More

  • Anxiety Disorders

    We all feel some anxiety at some time or other.… More

  • Bipolar Disorder/Manic Depression

    This is a mood disorder in which both depressive (persistent low mood) and manic (elevated or high mood) episodes are experienced.… More

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

    Intrusive and recurrent thoughts or obsessions which contribute to impulsive rituals or compulsions such as washing and checking.… More

  • Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder that affects about 1% of the general population.… More

  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

    Aesculapius TMS Clinic specialises in the treatment of depression, anxiety, OCD and certain types of pain disorders.… More PDF

Document Downloads

  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) (DOCX, 153.6 KB)
    Summary

    Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) is an effective treatment for major depressive disorders. It involves the focal application of a localised, pulsed magnetic field to the cerebral cortex, inducing small electrical currents which stimulate nerve cells.

Public Transport

The Auckland Transport website is a good resource to plan your public transport options.

Parking

Patient parking is available at the practice. 

Contact Details

129A Shakespeare Road
Milford
Auckland 0620

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Street Address

129A Shakespeare Road
Milford
Auckland 0620

Postal Address

129A Shakespeare Road
Milford
Auckland 0620

This page was last updated at 12:44PM on August 19, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Dr Rui Mendel - Healing Minds.