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Like many, I was skeptical. And my expectations were tempered by years of SSRI’s that would work for a while, then let me down. Benzo’s that only helped for a few hours at a time. Therapy that helped, but never gave me full relief.After a recent and very difficult period, I found myself in the throes of a CPTSD flair up. Shaking, nausea, boundless anxiety, profound depression. SSRI’s once kept me from slipping so deep, but I’ve tried several. I was in such acute discomfort that I was truly at a point of desperation. I went through my checklist to level out a bit and decided to try this device. I’ve completed 8 sessions and I truly feel... better. I’m a 31 year old male, and I’ve dealt with periods of deep depression and anxiety that has been incapacitating for well over a decade. I’ve long wished for a tool that I could somehow use to fix whatever it is that doesn’t make me quite normal sometimes and I think I’ve found it. I’m not paid by Fisher Wallace, I was even a little miffed that it took so long to receive my device, but the wait was worth it because maybe this is a small glimpse into normalcy. My girlfriend, family and friends have all commented favorably about my mood over the past week. It took a few sessions, but it was as if I could physically feel different parts of my brain reacting to the treatment - like strange, localized fingertip massages. After a few more treatments, the physical feelings dissipated and I started noticing that I was more physically relaxed. No more gritted teeth, no more muscle tension up my neck and back and my legs felt like noodles. I also took the first full, deep breath in longer than I can remember. I’m writing this today because a week ago, I felt hopeless. Today, I had a GREAT day. And yesterday I had a GOOD day. And the day before I had an ALRIGHT day. I haven’t had any of those in a VERY long time. I plan to recommend the device to others and make sure they give it a real shot, because no SSRI has helped this much, this quickly. I see a therapist every so often (usually during times of great crisis) and he remarked that my improvement has been pretty significant. It’s as if a long dormant switch has been flipped and things are normalizing. Maybe. But whatever it is, this device has been the only change to my regimen and my anxiety and depression have been tamed in a matter of days. I look forward to the full cumulative effects of using this thing for a while. My very sincere thanks for what I think might just be what I’ve needed.
I wish I could give this device and company a 100 stars! I am 60 and I have been taking 4 anti-depressants a day for over 20 years. I have been using this device for approximately 5 weeks and I am down to 1/2 pill per day. In 2 weeks I will stop taking that. You have no ideal unless you have suffered with depression And Anxiety how this feels! My medications have caused weight gain, hair loss, and I never FELT happy! For so long, I never thought I would know what it felt like to just be happy. I do now and it is because of this life changing device!!!And something Amazing about this company, they give you a 30 day window to return the device but they go beyond that! . I didn’t want to just start using the device or reduce my medications without my doctors guidance. Unfortunately, I could not get an appointment until 2 weeks after I received my device. I called their customer support team and asked if I could get an extension on my 30 day return period. I still can’t believe it they gave me a 2 week extension!! What company EVER does that? To me, that told me this company actually wants to make a difference in someone’s quality of life; they are not just about the money! I hope this company and their developers, investors and products are around for many years. I can never express my Gratitude for this device and this wonderful company! Thank you so very much!!
I have been using the Fisher Wallace Stimulator for about 5 years to help with anxiety and it has been a blessing over the years. I recommend this device to anyone with anxiety issues.
I have been using this now for 8 years so glad I found it has helped me want to be around family members and friends 😁before this came along it was difficult to really understand what or how to be a normal person ?!! I had tried medication and had issues with all of them !! Thank you Fisher Walace!
I submitted a review a few months ago on how well the FW device helped me with my depression. Since then, I've found that if I use it right before bed, I sleep through the night. For me this is a minor miracle as I normally get up 3 to 4 times a night. The thing is simply amazing.
I had excellent first month results. Then it leveled off. I changed the setting, time, and frequency of use. It paid off big time. It is an ongoing exploration. If anyone is interested, please contact. Thank you. Michael
I have been battling with anxiety,depression,insomnia and intrusive thoughts.Just on my first day of using the device,i followed the direction of how it should be used.I tried the level 2 for a start.Just after using the device,my mood was elevated,i started having interest in doing things that hasn't been interesting to me.I have been super excited,to the extent i danced so much. My intrusive thoughts become so reduced that it doesnt scare me anymore. Fisher Meanwhile, am still on prescribed medication by my doctor.There is no intereferance,the result is twice of medication.God bless Fisher Wallace.
I would just like to thank everyone who is involved with this new and exciting technology. I experienced a life event that left me with major depression, severe anxiety, and chronic insomnia. I was very desperate and in dire need. I was prescribed 3-4 different medications. I was feeling uneasy by taking them for the first time in my life. I purchased books, surfed the web relentlessly for some answers. I came across an advertisement for a mechanical device that was known to help with my three conditions. I was hesitant to pay so much for something I knew nothing about. I read more about the science and the development of this product and made my decision. I would say it took a little longer with me due to my nervousness, but after a couple of months I could tell the difference. Twenty minutes on level 2 per day is all it took. I am very pleased to attest that the Fisher Wallace Stimulator became a life saver for me. It has made an indelible impact on my being. I am so ecstatic about my discovery, I just had to share my story.
This device works. I've been on various meds over the years and the device has improved my well being significantly over the best drug results I've had, and without the biochemical disruption caused by drugs that means side effects. Even with only half the recommended frequency of use, it has returned my mental energy and desire to actively pursue my goals and hobbies. It's really a shame that the pharma industry works against this kind of treatment to protect their own financial interests.The only critical thing I'll say (hoping FW sees this) is that there could be an easier way to wear the thing than the headband with the pads just placed between it and head with wires loose; a one-piece headset or something that eliminates the loose pads and wires would be ideal. It's well worth the minor hassle it is to put it on though, I won't even dock it a star for that, still 5. If you are considering it, don't hesitate especially with the 30 day return policy you can't go wrong. Well worth every penny.
After battling depression for years, I came across this device. The first thing I did was read the reviews. They were so positive, that it didn't seem like it was possible. But I had nothing to lose, so I bought the device and within a few days, I stopped having suicidal thoughts. It was like a switch went off and they were gone. I just felt better. And those morning thoughts are no longer part of my morning. The part that I don't get is that when tell people about this change they either don't believe me or attribute it a placebo effect. It's maddening, but because we live in a world where amazing claims are looked upon with skepticism, I guess that's how it is. What I would recommend is that if you're suffering from depression, give it a try and see if it works. I did and it changed my life.