The Aleph Center, PLLC
Wholistic Mental Health Care

6408 E Tanque Verde Road,

Tucson, Arizona 85718-3809
Phone: (520)-885-5558
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ECT (Electro-Convulsive Therapy) Information for Patients and Families


Here are resources designed to teach you about ECT, including the potential benefits and risks involved, history and precautions that are taken before and during treatment. Please review this information to be well-informed about the process of this treatment.


The first video below is one of the most up-to-date consent videos, presented by Darthmouth's Geisel School of Medicine.


The second video below was made By. Dr. Max Fink and colleagues in 1986, and is still one of the best introductory resources.



Max Fink. Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Guide for Professionals & Their Patients.  A book recommended as an educational resource for patients and their families and medical care providers.