A Few Words
Insight Psychological Services is a mental health practice offering therapy, assessment, and psychiatric services.
Dr. Lori Thompson and the team of professionals at Insight are dedicated to providing confidential, quality mental health care to the people of the Virgin Islands. We provide individual, group, and family therapy, couples counseling, medication management, and psycho-educational testing for ADHD, learning disabilities, and other mental health and academic-related challenges. Our comfortable office is located at the Foothills Professional Building behind the Schneider Regional Medical Center in Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas.
Meet The Team
We offer a range of providers for Psychiatry, Child Psychology, Psychology, and more.
Omari Peterkin, N.P.
Omari Peterkin, N.P. is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with 8 years of experience in the medical field with a background in neuroscience, trauma, orthopedics/sports medicine, adult and adolescent mental health/psychiatry. He has previous experience as a multi-sport athlete (tennis, basketball), the latter of which he pursued a collegiate and professional career. Prior to beginning my career in the medical field, he coached high school tennis and basketball for 6 years. In addition to being a PMHNP, Omari has a master’s degree in Physical Education and Coaching with a specialization in Sports Psychology.
Ann Barnard, Ed.D.
Ann Barnard, Ed.D. is a seasoned clinical psychologist with deep roots in the VI community. She received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, NYC, NY. In addition to maintaining a private practice in St. Thomas where she treats adolescents and adults with a wide range of psychological issues. Dr. Barnard has taught at the University level (Columbia and UVI), written a regular column for the Daily News, has considerable forensic experience, and has served on the VI Board of Psychological Examiners since 1997 (Chair, 2000-2008). Her particular clinical interests are treating the sequela of severe trauma, couples therapy, and treating mood disorders such as anxiety and depression. She offers a caring and nurturing environment where insight, healing and growth can take place.
Kirstyn Livingston, M.A.
Kirstyn Livingston, M.A. provides individual and group therapy to adults and adolescents in private practice, community mental health, residential, and corrections settings. Originally trained in a primarily cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) oriented program with strong emphasis on empirically supported, evidence-based treatment strategies; she also incorporates mindfulness and integrative health components. Ms. Livingston works with adults and adolescents who are struggling with stress, insomnia, adjustment issues, depression, and anxiety disorders. In addition to therapy, Ms. Livingston provides cognitive screenings and psychological evaluations, including vocational, IQ, pre-employment, pre-bariatric, and adult ADHD evaluations.