Electro-Convulsive Therapy (ECT) Program
Electro-Convulsive Therapy (ECT) is a proven, effective
treatment for clients with severe and often intractable mood disorders.
The ECT program at Southlake provides assessment and ECT treatment for clients who are either
currently admitted to the in-patient unit, or are receiving out-patient services
from one of our psychiatrists.
used both to improve and decrease depressive mood symptoms while in the
acute phase of illness and also in maintaining recovery after the acute phase
- have a psychiatric diagnosis
according to the DSM-IV TR
- currently be in treatment under the direction of a
psychiatrist at Southlake
- be medically stable enough to receive
Referrals are only accepted from Southlake
Regional Health Centre psychiatrists. Click here to download the Adult Outpatient Referral Form
For More Informaiton
For further information, please contact 905-895-4521, ext.