At NeuroHealth Treatment Centers, our mission is to provide transformative relief and renewed optimism for individuals struggling with depression and other severe mental health conditions through an innovative and integrative mental healthcare approach that harnesses the power of cutting-edge science and technology. With compassion, expertise, and a commitment to delivering a first-class experience, we strive to set a new standard for mental healthcare and become a beacon of hope for brighter tomorrows.

Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, NeuroHealth Treatment Centers proudly serves the Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach communities, providing comprehensive care to individuals aged 18 and above.

Ready to take the first step towards a brighter future?


Steven Kessler, M.D.

Board Certified Psychiatrist | Life Fellow American Psychiatric Assoc.
CoFounder | Medical Director

Dr. Kessler brings over three decades of unparalleled expertise and a profound blend of wisdom, compassion, and relentless dedication to advancing mental healthcare. Throughout his career, Dr. Kessler has witnessed the evolution of mental healthcare firsthand, embracing each shift with an unwavering curiosity and commitment to excellence.

Driven by a passion for innovation, he remains at the forefront of his field, constantly seeking out the latest advancements in treatment for depression and other severe mental health conditions. His tireless pursuit of knowledge and his dedication to staying abreast of cutting-edge research ensure that his patients receive the most effective and progressive treatments available.

Beyond his clinical expertise lies a profound understanding of the transformative power of his work. With more than 30 years of patient care, including more than a decade severing our Veteran community, Dr. Kessler recognizes that the impact of psychiatric care extends far beyond the realm of medicine—it holds the potential to restore hope, rebuild lives, and illuminate the path towards a brighter future.

With each patient he encounters, Dr. Kessler is driven by a singular mission: to instill hope in those who are struggling towards a life of fulfillment and purpose.


1980-1984 B.S. Biology-Psychology, Columbia University School of General Studies

1984-1988 M.D. University of Rochester School of Medicine

1988-1992 Residency in Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine


1989 Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, Cert #366057

1993 Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, General Psychiatry


Assistant Clinical Professor | Director 3rd Year Clerkship Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine

Lecturer, Residency Program | Director 3rd Year Clearkship Psychiatry, Baystate Medical Center

Lecturer, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine


1990-1991 Mead Johnson Fellowship, American Psychiatric Association

1992 Braceland Award, Hartford Psychiatric Society

1991 Mead-Johnson Award for Academic Excellence, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

1994, 1997 Citation for Teaching Excellence, Tufts University

2015 Distinguished Citizen of the Year, East Longmeadow Lion’s Club

Lauren Bernheim

CoFounder | Director of Community Engagement

As a seasoned entrepreneur with several thriving businesses in the industries of law, technology, and consulting, Lauren Bernheim brings an unparalleled level of perspective, expertise, and professionalism to each initiative she leads. After learning about the profound impacts of traumatic brain injury on mental health, Lauren became passionate about mental healthcare.

With a results-driven approach and an unwavering commitment to excellence, Lauren was determined to bring advanced treatment solutions to the market. She soon discovered Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy, a groundbreaking advancement in the treatment of depression and other severe mental health conditions.

Drawing upon her decades of business success, Lauren embarked on a journey to establish a TMS practice that would redefine the standard of mental healthcare. She started by investing in the most advanced TMS device on the market, one that boasts the most precise treatment capabilities and leads the industry in delivering the most optimized results with an unsurpassed level of comfort and safety.

Beyond clinical objectives, Lauren is dedicated to delivering a first-class patient experience from start to finish. From the elegantly appointed office to the carefully curated team members, to the comprehensive treatment process, every detail has been meticulously planned to deliver an unparalleled patient experience- one that Lauren plans to bring to struggling patients around the country.

Anthony Polizzi

Senior Clinical Technician

With an empathetic ear and a compassionate heart, Anthony Polizzi has built his career with a passion for impact. Each encounter with a patient deepened his understanding of the critical importance of our mental health and the way in which it shapes our lives, as well as the lives of those we love.

Initially skeptical of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy, Anthony approached his role as a TMS Technician with cautious optimism. However, a pivotal moment of validation occurred when a grateful patient, overcome with emotion, expressed profound gratitude for the life-changing effects from TMS treatment. This encounter ignited Anthony’s unwavering commitment to developing as a leader in the field of TMS therapy so he could impact more lives.

Anthony is a valued asset to our NeuroHealth Treatment Centers team and brings a mission-oriented approach to our practice, one that is centered on compassion, innovation, and delivering a first-class experience.