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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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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New Study Released on Depression

May 13, 2015

Earlier in April, the National Center for Health Statistics released a new study regarding the impact of depression on Americans.  “Major Depression” is defined as experiencing five or more symptoms of depression, which can include lasting feelings of sadness, hopelessness, guilt, worthlessness, insomnia, and thoughts of death or suicide for a period of two weeks or more. 

Recent Findings On Depression For Americans age 12 and up,...
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Post-Holiday Blues

Jan 21, 2015

With all the buildup leading to the holidays, visits from friends and family, phone calls, cards, and more, January can be a let down.  For many, it’s easy to isolate and “take it easy” after spending so much time, money, and social energy, however, that can be a trap.  

The key is to find and maintain balance, not reacting too much to the energy that...
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How to Overcome “Being Stuck”

Dec 10, 2014

Whether you write it down or not, everyone has “that list” of things to do to make themselves feel good, especially with all the stress associated with the holidays.  Eat healthy, don’t put on too much weight, exercise, call or visit friends, spend time with loved ones, be thankful, go on a walk, listen to music, decorate, send cards, and don’t forget to make more lists!  Similar...
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Keeping up with the Holiday Blues

Nov 26, 2014

Every year, the holidays represent the best of times for some and the worst of times for others.  It’s a time when connectedness is emphasized, or the lack thereof, family or work related obligations are packed into the schedule, money is tight, and we still feel the hopes and dreams of all the years, wondering if they will be fulfilled or not.

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Nov 12, 2014

As the holiday season is quickly approaching we want to direct our focus on what truly matters. We live in a great country with many freedoms which allow us to pursue our dreams and move forward according to our own abilities.  That’s why we’ve opened our doors to serving the great state of Louisiana and those who need help with mental illness.  Below is a list of some of...
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