Janet Smith, PMHNP-BC, DNP
Board-certified Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric specialty.
Dr. Smith has worked in mental health for over 40 years; she has experience working with all types of mental health issues and believes in the mind/body approach to wellness, recovery treatment. She believes in collaborating with the individual in the treatment plan and using complementary medicine. She received her doctorate in Nursing Practice from Brandman University in 2014, and her Masters in Nursing Science from University of Phoenix in 2004. She treats patients age thirteen and older. She is a member of Association of Nurse Executives, Association of California Nurse Leaders, and Association of Psychiatric Nurses. She has a strong background in Nursing Administration, and has spent many years teaching other Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Smith does comprehensive evaluations and medication management, including writing prescriptions.
Elham Hunt is an independent practitioner who shares the office with ATMS Center. Ms. Hunt is bilingual in English & Farsi. Ellie specializes in family therapy, child and parenting issues, as well as individual therapy. Please call Ellie directly at 949-456-4265 to schedule an appointment.
Advanced TMS Center
Specializing in TMS depression treatment
Jeremy Verhines, PMHNP-BC
Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric specialty.
Jeremy Verhines completed his graduate degree at The Ohio State University, Columbus. He worked extensively in Critical Care and Medical Surgical Nursing, and his experience as an npatient psychiatric Charge Nurse and Nurse Manager gives him a deep understanding of both the medical and psychiatric aspects of treating his clients. Jeremy is a strong advocate for vulnerable clientele and especially caring for those with both psychiatric and medical problems. He has a professional reputation amongst his peers, and holds to the highest standards of work ethic and integrity, and is committed to getting to the root cause of patient concerns. He is a Marine Corps veteran, professonal musician, and a volunteer church worship Leader. Jeremy seeks to help each unique patient find their specific purpose, to function to their maxium potential. He is committed to helping every person feel better about themselves and fachieve true healing. Jeremy lives in Southern Orange County with his wife and three children. Some of his hobbies include: Jiujitsu, Surfing, Woodworking and Traveling.
Elham "Ellie" Hunt, MFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
Board-certified Adult Psychiatrist, TMS Specialist
Graduating from Loma Linda University Medical School in 1992, Dr. Kinback did psychiatry training at Loma Linda, was Chief Resident, and remains on the faculty as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry. He began private practice in Mission Viejo in 1995. With a keen interest in cutting-edge medicine, Advanced TMS was founded in 2009. Specializing in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy for treatment-resistant depression, Dr. Kinback has treated hundreds of with TMS therapy. He is certified on 3 different TMS devices, with a cutting-edge office including electronic medical records, patient & peer portals, genetic testing for personalized prescribing, EKG & lab services. Dr. Kinback brings high quality TMS therapy to Orange County, and is a leader in the Clinical TMS Society. Sometimes Dr. Kinback can be spotted training the adorable therapy dog at the office. Dr. Kinback is Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Advanced TMS Center's mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care to patients ages 15 and over, as well as families. We have created a practice that we believe in and choose for our own family members.
We are a full-service psychiatry practice of dedicated, experienced practitioners who believe in working with our patients to maintain and improve their health. We work together to serve your entire family for any and all mental health needs. Our physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants believe in providing comprehensive health care services in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We also believe in educating our patients as we work with them to achieve the best possible health.
Each physician is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, and comes to our practice with years of experience in their area of specialty. Our board-certified nurse practitioners always consult with the attending physician prior to working with each patient in order to provide informed, consistent care at all times. Physician extenders are closely supervised by Dr. Kinback.
To schedule an appointment, please call: (949) 768-2988.