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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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Suicide Prevention 5K 

Aug 31, 2016

Have you heard of the #22Pushup Challenge for #22Kill?  The goal is to raise awareness for Veteran and Service members who commit suicide, which is a statistical average of 22-day, thus the emphasis on the number “22.”   (Although there’s greater awareness around the 22-day average, there’s a new study that’s just been released from the VA with a slightly lowered 20-day average).  Here at PTI, we’re committed to supporting...
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Introducing Dr. Marjorie Person, Our Newest Team Member!

Aug 24, 2016

A few weeks ago we introduced Dr. Person, our new psychiatrist and, most importantly, our newest team member. Here at PTI we pride ourselves in getting the right people into the right positions. Our fundamental question when looking at a new team member is, “Do they believe what we believe?” Qualifications will get someone in the door, but getting to be a team member here means a lot more to...
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Reduce Screen Time At Night For Better Health

Jul 27, 2016

We’re living in a digital age where everything is connected, every-thing and every-one is always “on.”  There’s no rest until you go to bed, however, the “always-on” of your phone or laptop is keeping your brain flipped in the “always on” mode.  Does this scenario sound familiar to you?

Turn off the lights to go to bed and, while you’re laying there, you reflect back on the day You’re stressed...
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Understanding Bipolar Disorder And Stigma

Jul 13, 2016

What are the biggest proponents of eliminating stigma and discrimination?  Advocacy and education.  We believe that for a community to move forward with regard to stigma, especially when it’s connected to mental health, a lot of the groundwork comes through one on one relationships and standing up for what’s right.  That’s why we do our best to put the client in the center of the treatment process and it’s also...
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Testing For ADHD and Learning Disabilities

Jul 06, 2016

Have you ever wondered if you have ADHD?  What about your child?  Oftentimes, we might just write it off as “just a phase” or that we “need to buckle down.”  It’s easy to joke about having ADHD or making excuses for ourselves or our children, however, making sure that you have the correct diagnosis is the most crucial step towards actually getting better.

What if your child is...
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ADHD Testing For Your Child

Jun 29, 2016

What’s the first thing that might cue the potential for ADHD and its presence in your child’s psychology?  Answer?  Probably a dramatic drop in grades or perhaps a teacher’s comments around age 7.  As a parent, we know that you want the best for your child and that you wouldn’t want to leave any stone unturned.  What if it wasn’t ADHD but a learning disability?

Benefits and Drawbacks of ADHD Testing...
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