Sunshine Coast Health Centre Announces Launch of rTMS Treatment Option for Addiction, Trauma, and PTSD Clients in British Columbia

Sunshine Coast Health Centre is a best-in-class addiction, trauma, and PTSD treatment program in Powell River, British Columbia, Canada. The Centre is proud to announce the launch of its rTMS treatment program.

Launch of rTMS Treatment Option for Addiction, Trauma, and PTSD Clients

Sunshine Coast Health Centre (, a top-rated program in British Columbia for drug rehab, alcohol treatment, trauma and PTSD therapy and other issues, is excited to announce the launch of their rTMS treatment program. rTMS stands for "Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation)" and is yet another treatment option that sets the Centre apart as a best-in-class program for addiction, trauma, and recovery.

"Not everyone responds to the same treatments when it comes to issues such as trauma, PTSD, or addiction," explained Casey Jordan, Chief Marketing Officer. "​rTMS therapy is an exciting and innovative addition to our options at Powell River, BC. So far, clients who have trialed it report noticeable improvements to their mental health and overall quality of life."

As announced in November 2019, rTMS, also known as intermittent theta-burst stimulation (iTBS), has demonstrated efficacy for the treatment of major depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), schizophrenia with auditory hallucinations, impulsive decision making, and gambling addiction. A study found rTMS significantly improved working memory. That announcement can be read at This treatment methodology is being announced as available, now, for both men and women.

Persons interested in the treatment program should visit the website and visit the "about" tab at There, they can read about the Centre's treatment philosophy. Even more importantly, any person who may be interested in how rTMS therapy might help them is urged to click up to the 'contact' button and reach out for a private, confidential information session. Another option is to read the information specific pages about drug rehab ( or alcohol treatment (

It should be noted that the Centre's treatment methodology is a "Non 12 step approach." Viktor Frankl's proposition that the fundamental motivation in humans is the will to meaning. Individuals need to make sense of their lives and pursue a meaningful existence.


Sunshine Coast Health Centre ( is a 47-bed drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility for men, with 8 separately-located private residences for women, that officially opened on the 15th of March 2004. The Centre has a philosophy of care that goes beyond just addiction to include personal transformation based on three key therapeutic principles: interpersonal relatedness, self-definition (autonomy & competence), and intrinsic motivation. The Centre offers both drug rehabilitation and alcohol treatment near Vancouver, BC, but serving patients across Canada, particularly British Columbia and Alberta and cities such as Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer. Sunshine Coast Health Centre uses a form of drug rehabilitation based on the research of Viktor Frankl and methodology of Paul T.P. Wong, namely 'Meaning ­Centered Therapy'.

Source: Sunshine Coast Health Centre