Our Team

Who We Are

Southern California TMS Center was established for the treatment of depression using the revolutionary FDA approved treatment, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, and is now one of the largest providers of TMS in the United States. Under the direction and guidance of our Medical Director, Todd Hutton MD, the trained staff of Southern California TMS Center is there to answer any of your questions and help in your recovery from depression.


Chief Medical Director – Todd M. Hutton, MD

Dr. Todd Hutton is a board certified Psychiatrist and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the USC Keck School of Medicine where he teaches residents in Psychiatry, and is on staff at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, CA. Dr. Hutton completed his advanced TMS Therapy Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Hutton was also elected as TMS Clinical Society President for the 2019-2020 term.

Dr. Hutton received his Bachelors Degree in Biology in 1985, and his Doctor of Medicine in 1989 both from the University of California, Irvine. He completed his residency training in Psychiatry at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, where he spent his last year as Chief Resident. He has compiled and preformed numerous TMS research studies and was asked to speak at the American Psychiatric Associations annual meeting on TMS, as a world leading expert.  Dr. Hutton has even been called on to TV shows like The Doctors and Dr. Oz for his TMS experience and expertise.


In private practice since 1993, Dr. Hutton is experienced in the evaluation and treatment of many areas of adult psychiatric problems, including but not limited to Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia, and Chemical Dependency, as well as Worker’s Compensation psychiatry.

If a psychiatric illness is diagnosed, one of our doctors will discuss the various treatment options available, and assist the patient in deciding on a well thought out approach to their care.

Our Doctors


Dr. Todd Hutton, Chief Medical Director

Dr. Todd Hutton is a board certified Psychiatrist and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. In private practice since 1993, Dr. Hutton is experienced in the evaluation and treatment of many areas of adult psychiatric problems…


Brynn Bailey, MS, PA-C

Brynn Bailey has been practicing psychiatry over the last 10 years. She is passionate about helping her patients optimize their health, well-being & happiness through a compassionate & comprehensive approach to treatment…


Dr. Roula Creighton

Dr. Roula Creighton completed her medical degree at University of California San Diego. She went on to complete her psychiatric internship and residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She has excellent training in TMS, psychopharmacology and …


Dr. Shameer Debnath

Dr. Debnath is a board-certified psychiatrist who has been a part of the Southern California TMS family since 2015. He completed his residency training at the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center-Columbia University/NY-Presbyterian Hospital program…


Dr. S Melanie Lee

Dr. Lee is a board-certified psychiatrist who received her medical training and research training through the USC Keck School of Medicine and Caltech’s joint MD/PhD program. She went on to pursue Psychiatry Residency training at UCLA-Resnick Neuropsychiatric Institute where she also…

Physician Relations


Joann Gadsky, Director of Patient & Physician Relations

Joann Gadsky is the Director of Patient and Physician Relations at SoCal TMS Center and has worked as a healthcare provider since 1990. Joann has an extensive background in Diagnostic Imaging, Cardiovascular and Cancer Preventative…


Jessica Jenkins, MHA
Associate Director of Patient & Physician Relations

Jessica joined SoCal TMS as Associate Director of Patient and Physician Relations after moving to Los Angeles from Missouri. Jessica has over 8 years of health care administration experience in both clinical and academic departments. She graduated…

Our Staff


Amy, LVN – Clinical Director: Senior TMS Technician

Amy has over 10 years of experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. She has specialized in psychiatric nursing since 2007 and is the senior TMS technician and TMS coordinator of our Pasadena office. Amy will be more than happy to answer any…


Tracy, LVN – Senior TMS Tech

Tracy joined our Southern California TMS team in May 2015, and is one of our senior TMS technicians. She has been in in the medical management & aesthetic field for over 15 years, and is currently pursuing her RN degree…


Annie – TMS Tech

Annie is TMS technician and completed her graduate studies in psychology and neuroscience. She received her B.A. from UC Berkeley, and went on to get her MSc in England and France. She then specialized in MR imaging at the University of Oxford…


Charletta – TMS Tech

Charletta is a certified TMS technician and joined the SoCal TMS team in July 2020. She holds a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and has extensive experience working with the adolescent and young adult population.


Sarah – LVN, TMS Tech

Sarah is a Licensed Vocational Nurse and has experience in inpatient physical rehabilitation settings, sleep medicine, psychiatric and behavioral health. She is currently returning to school to become a Registered Nurse.


Cara W.- TMS Tech

Cara joined our team in 2019. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at UCLA and has been conducting research in the mental health field for the past 5 years. She is currently in school pursuing a career in Psychiatry.


Celina, LPT – TMS Tech

Celina joined our TMS team in 2017 and has worked in Mental Health as a Licensed Psychiatric Technician for the past 9 years. Celina has worked with a diverse group of the population from adolescents to elderly including mentally challenged…


Christine L. – TMS Tech

Christine is a certified TMS Technician and joined the SoCal TMS team in 2019. She graduated with honors from Indiana University with a degree in psychology and has worked as a life coach.


Christine S, LVN – TMS Tech

Christine first began her nursing career in 2007. Her extensive background includes hospice care, addiction medicine, substance abuse treatment, psychiatric and behavioral health. Her psychiatric nursing experience influenced her to begin an MSN pathway to obtain…


Diana, LVN – TMS Tech

Diana became an LVN in 2015 and began working at an alcohol and drug rehab facility where she got the bulk of her experience. She went on to work at a pediatric urology office before deciding to get back to psychiatric…


Erika, LPT – TMS Tech

Erika joined the team in 2017. She has been a Licensed Psychiatric Technician for 12 years. She has previous experience in inpatient/outpatient adult and child psychiatry, as well as experience in the ER at UCI Medical Center working with…


Jill C, LVN – TMS Tech

Jill is an LVN specializing in psychiatric nursing since 2001. Prior to joining SoCal TMS in 2018, she worked in foster care and probation youth in several residential programs in Los Angeles for 17 years.


Jon M, LVN – TMS Tech

Jon has been a member of the SoCal TMS family since 2019 and has worked as a psychiatric nurse for over ten years, with experience in addiction, residential treatment, and outpatient care.


Kelly, LVN – Clinical Director

Kelly is a Licensed Vocational Nurse and joined Southern California TMS center in September of 2017. She works in the Orange County locations. She hopes to return to school to obtain her Bachelor’s in Nursing…


Danielle, LVN

Danielle realized early in nursing school that she had a passion for Psychiatry and behavioral health. She has worked in various health fields including, medical surgical, telemetry, acute psychiatric inpatient hospitals and …


Lian, BA – TMS Tech

Lian has been working with TMS since 2017. She spent five years in mental health. Graduated from UCSB in 2014 and worked for two years as a full-time mental health counselor at a residential rehabilitation facility for dual-diagnosis and severely…


Oge O, MA – TMS Tech

Oge graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelors in Public Health and a minor in Psychology and Social Behavior. She has five years of experience working in the medical field as a Behavioral Interventionist for children diagnosed with autism, as a…


Shawn B, LVN – TMS Tech

Shawn is a Licensed Vocational Nurse and a valued member of the SoCal TMS team. He is a TMS technician who works closely with our physicians and patients to coordinate your care. He hopes to return to school to obtain his bachelors in nursing.


Rebecca, LVN – TMS Tech

With over 12 years experience in the behavioral health field, Rebecca has a real passion for helping others. As a TMS technician Rebecca’s goal is to offer hope and support to those who are suffering with depression…


Nestor C – TMS Tech

Nestor has been a TMS Technician for over two years. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of California, Davis.


Sho K, LPT – TMS Tech

Sho is an LPT with a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry from UCR and a year of experience in mental health. You may see him in the Rancho Cucamonga and Orange offices, happy to chat and lend a helping hand. You might even spot him in an office near you!


Sonny, LVN – TMS Tech

Sonny joined the Southern California TMS family in 2018. He has been a Licensed Vocational Nurse since 2002 and has specialized in hospice care, pediatrics, chemical dependency and psychiatric nursing…


Stacy, LVN – TMS Tech

Stacy joined our team in 2015. She is a graduate of Riverside City College with an Associate of Science in Vocational Nursing and Health Science. She has specialized in psychiatric nursing since 2012…


Yesenia, MFT – TMS Tech

Yesenia has been part of Southern California TMS since 2013, first as a technician at Community Hospital Long Beach, and now in Orange and Long Beach. She received her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Biola University and has worked in the mental…


Hanna, LVN – TMS Tech

Hanna is a certified TMS technician with 8 years of experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. She specialized in psychiatric nursing since 2014, working with foster care and probation youth in residential care. She hopes to return to school to obtain a Bachelors in registered nursing…


Jaime – TMS Tech

Jaime joined the SoCal TMS team in early 2020. He is a graduate of California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor’s in Public Health. He enjoys seeing the positive results of TMS and is glad he can continue to help positively change the lives of many. Jaime plans on returning…


Payton, LVN – TMS Tech

Payton has a degree in Social Behavior and Self Development and plans to go back to school to get her master’s in nursing. She has experience in both long and short-term care facilities, but her focus has always been in mental health. She enjoys working with patients and loves seeing the positive results achieved from TMS.


Anna, LVN – TMS Tech

Though Anna’s initial experiences were serving as a COVID-testing travel nurse, she now is a TMS tech excited to see the impact the company makes on all of our patients. Anna’s continues her educational ventures and enjoys her growing experience with SoCal TMS.

Administrative Staff


Krystal – Billing Manager

With over 12 years experience as an insurance biller, we were excited to have Krystal join SoCal TMS in January 2016. Krystal manages billing for several of our offices, as well as being a “Jackie of all trades” in our Pasadena office. Krystal..


Tina – Billing Specialist

Tina is an important part of our billing and reimbursement team. She came to the medical field after more than two decades working in fundraising…


Becca – Adminstrative Assistant

Becca joined our team in April of 2018. As administrative assistant, she works closely with our Director and Associate Director of Patient Relations. She is currently earning her degree in Psychology.


Kai – Office Manager

Kai joined Southern California TMS Center in April of 2015. As the Office Manager of our Pasadena Office she has over 20 years of Medical Office and Medical Billing experience, with an additional 5 plus years of patient care. Kai is a Pasadena…


Tami Wiersma – Human Resources Director

Tami Wiersma provides Human Resources services for all SoCal TMS facilities; as a Consultant she works for many other medical and professional practices throughout LA and Orange County. She holds a PHR designation, a Bachelor’s in Business Mgmt…


Karen Genilo – Bookkeeper

Karen has been an accountant since 1982. She joined SoCal TMS in September 2017 to keep their books and manage the day to day financial activities. She is happy to work with the SoCal TMS Team!

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Patrick, Director of IT, Operations, Compliance

Patrick Holmes is the Director of Information Technology, Operations, and Compliance. Pat develops solutions blending technology, people, and processes. From 1998-2017, Pat was founding VP Technology for IPC Healthcare (NASDAQ:IPCM)…

Jill C, LVN – TMS Tech


Afton joined the Southern California TMS team in fall of 2020. She assists to ensure all facets of day-to-day operations are running smoothly. She has a keen interest in psychology and loves supporting people in whatever way she can. She is so honored to be a part of such a fantastic team.


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