Psychiatry and Neuromodulation
Adjunct Professor, Stony Brook University
Port Jefferson, NY
Dr. Ferguson is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She earned her M.D. and Masters in Public Health from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. She completed her residency in psychiatry in the U.S. Navy. She was Chief Resident then head of a Navy mental health department and substance abuse department. She returned to civilian life and worked at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, where she has been devoted full time to her private practice in Port Jefferson, NY.
She is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Stony Brook University. Her interest in innovation has led her to complete the mini-Fellowship in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation from Harvard Medical School, in 2010, at the Berenson-Allen Brain Stimulation Center in Boston. She is the first in the area to offer Ketamine as a treatment for mental illness and more recently, completed training in Ketamine Assisted Therapy (KAT) which she feels improves patients' rates of success. She belongs to the American Society of Ketamine Physicians and the International Society of Nutritional Psychiatry Research. She runs the TMS Hope Center of Long Island, where TMS, Ketamine, Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy, life/health coaching, medication management, psychotherapy services are offered for children, adolescents and adults.