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All About Telehealth

Telehealth services are a convenient and effective way to engage in therapy. Skip the commute or complicated scheduling and join your appointment from the comfort and privacy of your own environment.

Keep reading to learn more and discover tips on how to prepare for a telehealth session.  

FAQ's

What Is Telehealth Therapy?

Telehealth therapy is a way to receive professional counseling and therapy services remotely through digital communication tools. It allows you to connect with a licensed therapists from the comfort of your own space.

What Types of Therapy Are Available Through Telehealth?

A variety of therapeutic approaches can be delivered through telehealth, including individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, and even group therapy sessions. 

Is Telehealth Therapy effective?

Yes, telehealth therapy has been shown to be effective for many individuals. Numerous studies demonstrate its positive outcomes in treating conditions such as anxiety, depression, stress, relationship issues, and more. 

What Technology Do I Need?

For video sessions, you'll need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a stable internet connection, webcam, and a microphone.

Is My Privacy Protected?

Yes, your privacy is protected during telehealth therapy sessions. Therapists are required to use secure HIPAA-compliant platforms to ensure the confidentiality of your sessions. Make sure you have a private and quiet space for your session.

Preparing for Session

Choose a Comfortable Space:

Find a quiet and private space where you won't be interrupted during your session. Make sure the lighting is good and that your therapist can see and hear you clearly. **Please do not operate a vehicle while in session. This is unsafe and the session will need to be rescheduled. **

 

Test Your Equipment:

Before your session, test your video, microphone, and internet connection to ensure everything is working properly. This will help avoid technical issues during the session.

 

Minimize Distractions:

Turn off notifications on your devices and let those around you know that you'll be in a session. This will help you focus on your therapy without interruptions.

 

Prepare Your Thoughts:

Think about what you want to discuss during the session. Jot down any concerns, goals, thoughts, or feelings you'd like to address. This will help you make the most of your time in session.

 

Be Open and Honest:

Therapy is most effective when you're open and honest with your therapist. Share your feelings, thoughts, and experiences openly to receive the support you need. It can be tricky to read body language on camera, so verbalizing your experience in the moment can be helpful. 

 

Practice Self-Care Afterward:

After your session, take time to reflect on what you discussed. Engage in self-care activities that help you process your feelings and thoughts.

 

Remember:

Telehealth therapy offers convenience & flexibility

while providing valuable mental health support.

Feel free to ask any additional questions

you may have about the process.

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