In order to limit the exposure and transmission of Covid-19, PTI will be exclusively doing tele-psychiatry (virtual) visits. You will still have your appointment, you will just have to do it with our Virtual Psych Network (VPN™). Contact us today to schedule your appointment.


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Up a Creek? You Deserve a Paddle.

Nov 07, 2017

Do you ever feel like you’re caught in a raging river without a paddle? Professional and private life can be disrupted by external pressures or emotional triggers that affect the quality of your work and emotional well-being.

Potential triggers of stress and anxiety surround us; a divided political landscape and natural calamities like hurricanes, fires, and floods can make psychological well-being a formidable challenge. What can career-oriented people do to...
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The Stigma About Mental Health Care

Sep 28, 2017

With our health and our bodies, we understand that quality healthcare can be costly and time consuming, but it is worth the effort. Without proper care of mental illness, simple tasks and activities become increasingly difficult, creating barriers in our lives that keep us from happiness and wellbeing.

Surprisingly, many people are more reluctant to seek mental healthcare when they have a mental issue that negatively affects the quality of...
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Depression And Men

May 11, 2016

Chances are you know someone who is depressed.  Chances are also that you know someone who has it and isn’t talking about it and, chances are they’re not getting help.  With all the stereotypes and misinformation that surrounds mental illness, depression, and caricatures of people seeing Mickey Mouse and all the Looney Toons in “crazy house,” it’s no wonder that so many people don’t get the help they...
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Stuck Inside With The Winter Blues?

Feb 17, 2016

Feeling less social?  Watching too much TV?  A little down?  Here’s some ideas to get things jumpstarted while you’re still in the middle of winter.

Just because it’s winter and a big cold front is passing through doesn’t mean you have to settle for less.  Remember!  You’re in the driver’s seat and only you are responsible for achieving your optimal state of health– both physically and mentally.  You can take...
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New Study Finds Association Between Mild Depression And Heart Disease

Feb 10, 2016

 Science is continuing to make advances and discover things how depression and other mental illness interacts with the rest of the body.  A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology discovered that mild depression is linked as an early indicator of heart disease.

In America, Western medicinal practice has traditionally theorized the supposed split between body, mind, and soul which has often led to treating...
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Causes of Depression

Jun 17, 2015

Have you ever said, “I feel depressed?”  Perhaps someone you know has recently confided in you about their own depression.  Typically, when someone confides in someone else about their mental health, they have been experiencing symptoms of mental illness for anywhere from a few weeks to a month or two.  Sometimes, it may take years just for someone to admit that they are suffering from a mental illness.

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