Sophia Hwang is one of our TMS Technicians here at Psychiatry Northwest, she was born and raised in Yakima Washington. Sophia recently graduated from Seattle University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Specializing in Forensic Psychology and a minor in General Psychology. She is interested in neuroscience and the development of treatment for Parkinson’s Disease.
While training at Seattle University, Sophia learned about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, a nonalternative treatment for depression from one her professors. Being fascinated that the procedure uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to help with symptoms of depression brought her to our team. Sophia enjoys seeing improvements in patients’ moods and spending time with fellow TMS technicians and providers.
Sophia hopes to attend graduate school in the near future and become a Doctor of Psychology or PH.D. In her free time, Sophia enjoys dancing and reading sci-fi novels.
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