Jaron L. Winston, M.D.
For over 25 years, Austin-area patients, families, physicians, and professional caregivers have called on Jaron L. Winston, M.D., for his compassion and vast knowledge in the field of Psychiatry.
Dr. Winston graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in 1981. He then completed a fellowship in Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, practicing both internal medicine and pediatrics. He received his post-graduate training in psychiatry at the Institute of Living in Hartford, Connecticut, and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
Board-certified in General Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry, Dr. Winston served for many years as a Medical Director at St. David’s Pavilion and Section Chief of St. David’s Hospital. Dr. Winston founded his private practice in 1997 and often lectures and consults locally and nationally.
Dr. Winston has been interested in treating patients with mood disorders for many years. He has utilized and recommended many treatment modalities as appropriate including psychotherapy, medications and ECT (electroconvulsive therapy). He is very excited to be on the cutting edge by treating depressive symptoms with magnetic therapy or TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation). He also has a research division and is involved in clinical trials with a new device for Deep Brain Magnetic Stimulation Therapy for Mood and other Disorders.
Sharon Clark L.V.N., L.M.T., C.P.I.
Sharon Clark received her nursing license in 1975 from the State School of Science in Wahpeton, North Dakota. She has explored and experienced many aspects of nursing through the years from hospital, clinic, nursing home, home health plus clinical research. Sharon’s nursing experience includes but is not limited to neurology, maternal/child health, pediatrics, geriatrics, psychiatry, and holistic medicine.
Sharon became a registered therapeutic massage therapist/instructor in the state of Texas in 1989. Under this license she has experienced various treatment modalities, the power of aromatherapy through the use of essential oils, full awareness and appreciation of the body/mind connection, proprietor of her own business, teacher and listener. Sharon has lived in the Austin area for 30 years.
She attributes her success in the field of healthcare to her own transformational work. A major component has been the experience of Centering Prayer as a practioner for over 25 years and a certified instructor for 10 years. She feels it is a privilege to be present for others as they move into living their own lives fully.
Sharon has been the coordinator and facilitates the actual TMS treatment sessions since its conception in July of 2009, being the first center in Austin.
Dr. Winston and Sharon have worked together from the ground up to create the TEXAS TMS CENTER. We wish to serve whoever walks through these doors with respect, acknowledging the individual’s situation, and supporting their over-all health and well-being.