Seeking relief from Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, or Trauma?
Or simply wanting peak Mental Wellness?

Ketamine-assisted Therapy and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

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Our Mission

Be the Change in Mental Health is a pioneering organization dedicated to making Psychedelic-assisted Psychotherapy (sometimes known as Ketamine Therapy) and other Innovative Mental Health Treatments such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) accessible to the public in a legal and medically-supervised manner. Our team, which includes medical doctors and licensed therapists, provides services aimed at helping individuals, including first responders, veterans and women who have suffered from abuse, with treatment-resistant mental health issues like depression, generalized anxiety disorder and trauma.

Building on the foundation laid by Doctor Marisha Chilcott, our Bay Area clinic stands as a beacon of hope for those seeking transformative mental health care. Specializing in Ketamine Therapy, we offer a personalized and holistic approach to treatment, blending cutting-edge science with compassionate care. Our Santa Rosa Bay Area facility is not just a clinic, but a sanctuary where healing and breakthroughs in mental wellness are achieved. With our deep commitment to accessibility and excellence, we are not just changing lives; we are reshaping the future of mental health care in California and beyond, ensuring that every individual has the opportunity to experience the profound benefits of Ketamine Therapy and other advanced treatments. We also offer safe Ketamine Therapy Retreats through out the year. Contact us to start the conversation!



Therapists and Doctors at Be the Change in Mental Health Be the Change in Mental Health

Situated in the North Bay, California, our clinic welcomes individuals from across the nation, with many traveling from different states to participate in our Ketamine Therapy Retreats. Ketamine Therapy emerged as a revolutionary and FDA-approved treatment, known for its remarkable therapeutic effects on both mind and body. Our tailored treatment protocols leverage the unique power of Ketamine to foster neural regeneration and connectivity, offering a groundbreaking path to healing. This innovative approach not only taps into Ketamine's profound capacity to aid in the brain's recovery but also paves the way for transformative mental health advancements in the North Bay area.

We offer a 10% discount to First Responders, Veterans, and their family members.


Our treatments explained by Dr. Marisha Chilcott, MD

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Our treatments adhere to scientifically proven protocols and comply with the regulations of the Department of Justice, the California Board of Medicine, and Lykos Therapeutics, formerly known as MAPS (the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies). BTC is a recognized outpatient mental health clinic, ensuring that accommodations are limited to daytime visits and are available on demand. Patients undergo a thorough initial consultation by a medical doctor to ensure they can safely undergo the treatment, followed by a consultation by a licensed therapist to determine the most suitable treatment approach for their specific condition, concern or goal.

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Ketamine-assisted Psychotherapy (KAP)

We use FDA-approved medication ketaminein conjunction with therapy provided by highly-trained psychotherapists. The combination of ketamine as an adjunct to therapy has been shown to yield remarkable and enduring improvements in the patient's mental health and overall well-being. The results can be incredible and can be life changing.

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Be the Change offers NeuroStar TMS, a noninvasive procedure in which the brain is stimulated in specific locations. These sites are known to be under-active in those who suffer from depression. The targeted magnetic pulses are delivered by a NeuroStar TMS device, which returns extremely effective, consistent, and reproducible results.

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Healing begins with you . . . Be the Change!

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Do you know someone who needs some hope?

Depression is a painful, sometimes chronic, and often recurrent disease. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is an effective and durable treatment option. Ketamine-assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) is a legal and safe mind-changing mechanism to achieve new ways of feeling and being in the world.

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Do you want to level up your mental health?

You do not need to be sick to want to be more well! Ketamine administered with psychotherapeutic guidance can build on your current well-being and help you develop deeper meaning in your life. We are surviving, but how about thriving?

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Scalable Model

One of our objective is to create a scalable model for additional mental health clinics across the U.S.A. that deliver these potentially life-saving therapies to millions of people including first responders, veterans and women who have suffered from abuse. Our hope is to make Ketamine Therapy and other treatments accessible and affordable to all and provide these potentially life changing therapies to anyone who could benefit from them.

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Overarching goal of why this is important

Our aim is to change mental health treatment from ongoing medication and therapy to results-driven care. Our goal is to enact meaningful beneficial changes as an alternative to ongoing management of problems. Patients must actively engage, commit, and face their conditions. While no guarantees exist, full commitment and a positive mindset are vital.

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Ketamine Therapy

Ketamine Therapy, a mental wellness treatment, is finally stepping into the limelight as a highly effective solution. This innovative approach has gained significant traction and recognition for its remarkable ability to aid individuals in achieving optimal mental health. As awareness grows, more people are turning to Ketamine Therapy, drawn by its rapid and potent effects in combating a range of mental health issues but also helping those who wish to gain peak mental wellbeing. Its unique mechanism, offering relief where traditional treatments may fall short, is revolutionizing how we approach mental wellness. This surge in popularity underscores a pivotal shift in the mental health landscape, positioning Ketamine Therapy at the forefront of effective, modern treatment methods.


What does mental health mean to you?

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Mental health holds a deeply personal significance for many individuals as it intertwines with their own journey through anxiety, depression, or other conditions. Navigating these challenges has underscored the importance of acknowledging and prioritizing mental well-being and remove the stigma associated with it.

It extends beyond an individual's struggle, shaping the dynamics of families as they often provide unwavering support. Witnessing the impact on loved ones underscores the broader societal need for understanding, compassionate, and truly effective solutions. This where we come in!

Where do you start?

In addition to treating mental health conditions and their complexity, achieving personal peak wellness should be a paramount goal for everyone. Remember that you do not need to be sick to want to improve your mental health and acheive a great quality of life.

At BTC in Mental Health, we strive to address the myriad questions surrounding mental health, offering guidance, support, and enduring solutions to foster a holistic and sustainable approach to mental well-being. Whether one faces personal hurdles or seeks to support a loved one, our commitment is to make sense of the journey and provide a foundation for lasting mental health.

Call us today at (707) 800-7568)!

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