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Board of Directors

Martha B Koo,FCTMSS, MD
Director (2020-2023)
Manhattan Beach, California
United States

Dr. Martha B. Koo, M.D., completed her undergraduate studies at Princeton University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and her medical training at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, where she earned membership to the AOA and Sigma Xi Society for academic excellence. She obtained her psychiatry residency training at the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Institute at UCLA and her subsequent psychoanalytic training at the New Center for Psychoanalysis. Dr. Koo is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Board Certified in Addiction Medicine. For over twenty-five years Dr. Koo has enjoyed her private practice, providing outpatient psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and pharmacological treatment for individuals, couples and families. A pioneer in the development and application of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Dr. Koo opened the South Bay TMS Therapy Center in 2009. She is certified in the application of Magnetic E-Resonance therapy, Neurostar rTMS, Brainsway Deep TMS and MagVenture rTMS Therapy. South Bay TMS evolved into the Neuro Wellness Spa, where Dr. Koo is Founder and CEO and offers iv ketamine, iv nutrition and photobiomodulation along with rTMS and MeRT therapy for treatment resistant mental illness. Dr. Koo is also certification in psychedelic assisted therapy from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Additionally, Dr. Koo is the Medical Director at Clear Recovery Center, an intensive outpatient treatment center for individuals struggling with mental health, addiction and dual diagnoses. She is on the Board of Directors of the Clinical TMS Society and the Beach Cities Health District, and she is an active lecturer at the New Center for Psychoanalysis. Dr. Koo is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the New Center for Psychoanalysis, the Clinical TMS Society, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the American Society of Ketamine Physicians, the Psychedelic Medicine Association, the California Psychiatric Society and the Southern California Psychiatric Society. For more information, visit our website at