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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A Parent’s Guide to Post-Pandemic Depression

Dec 06, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted everyone’s lives in major and minor ways. No one has been left unaffected by the changes the virus has caused to society, but children are often especially affected. A quarter of adolescents are experiencing clinically elevated symptoms of depression, while 20% of kids are experiencing an increase in the potential need for anxiety treatment. While many children are resilient, the long-term impacts of the pandemic on mental...
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The Tragedy of Mental Health Stigma

Jan 24, 2020

Get help without fear.

Sounds simple enough, but getting mental healthcare help without fear can be very difficult for some people.

In fact, fear is a leading cause for not seeking mental healthcare. According to Mental Health America (MHA), “one out of five Americans will not receive the treatment they need. There are many reasons for the gap in care, but stigma and discrimination fall high on that list.”1

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Presenteeism: What is It and How to Deal With It

Nov 18, 2019

You are mentally stressed, unfocused, or otherwise struggling. You probably should stay at home but you don’t. As a motivated responsible person, you go to your classes or to work anyway.

Has this ever happened to you?

This a situation is called, “Presenteeism,” where you are at work or in class even though you aren’t functioning at your best (as opposed to absenteeism, where you are not present for the...
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Managing College

Nov 18, 2019

Being in college these days is tough. Do you feel like you are always “pressed for time,” that there is “not enough time in the day,” and that you just “run out of time.” These feelings can lead to stress, anxiety, depression, problems with eating, difficulty sleeping, difficulty paying attention in class, and more.

Does this sound familiar? The day has the same 24 hours it always has, but...
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Post Trauma Institute Announces Rebrand to P.T.I. (Percuro Transverto Instituo), Establishes New Telepsychiatry Platform—VPN™ (Virtual Psych Network™)

Nov 06, 2019

The new brand and proprietary software strengthen the company’s focus and dedication to providing exceptional mental healthcare throughout the Baton Rouge area.

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 6, 2019 — Post Trauma Institute, a leading regional provider of mental and behavioral health services, today announced its official rebrand to P.T.I. (Percuro Transverto Instituo). The iterative change improves and better aligns the organization with its mission to serve Baton Rouge with the...
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VPN: Intersection of Healthcare and the Workplace

Oct 29, 2019


The Post Trauma Institute (PTI) proudly offers perhaps the most significant innovation in mental healthcare assessment and care in Louisiana: the Virtual Psych Network™, or VPN™. With VPN™, PTI can provide remote delivery of outpatient healthcare services for employers and their workforces.


PTI still offers high-quality mental healthcare services through personal office visits, but has added the convenience of online assessment and care services through telecommunication technologies, such...
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