Telehealth and Teletherapy Services
Teletherapy services provide the same level of care you need from the comfort of your home, work, or other setting. At Live Well Counseling, we offer telehealth and teletherapy services to our patients for added convenience and ease of scheduling around your busy life.
What to Know About Telehealth
Telehealth goes by many different names, including:
All it requires is a private space where you can talk with a therapist, and access to high-speed internet from a computer, tablet, or smartphone with a camera. The software we use is completely safe and secure, and meets all HIPAA compliance rules with the highest level of data encryption for video and audio during your session. There are no extra costs to sign up for teletherapy, and no subscriptions or other fees to use the video platform.
These sessions are similar to the mental health counseling sessions you attend in person, providing you with a chance to discuss anything with your therapist and ask questions. You can see your therapist through the video platform, and everything you discuss during your session is completely confidential, just like an in-person session.
Benefits of Teletherapy
Teletherapy services are a great alternative for someone who is unable to get to an in-person session due to work schedules, transportation, or other reason. It can also help you continue your mental health counseling even when you are sick or are unable to leave your house for other reasons.
Telehealth services for mental health are also helpful when therapy involves consultations or counseling with family members, teachers, or others involved in the patient’s care. These platforms allow therapists to meet with various people who don’t need to be in the same physical location at the same time to provide a patient with the best mental health services.
In studies published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, there was no difference in quality of care, symptom management, or patient satisfaction when comparing in-person visits and teletherapy visits.
Teletherapy is also beneficial because it:
- Makes it easier to keep your appointments
- Eliminates commute times and extensive time away from work or home
- Reduces stress from traveling to and from a therapist’s office regularly
- Allows you to keep appointments even if you are not feeling well enough to leave the house
- Can be done from anywhere, including while you are traveling
Learn More About Teletherapy at Live Well Counseling
To learn more about our telehealth sessions and how you can get started, contact Live Well Counseling today. We’ll walk you through how easy it can be to meet with our therapists virtually and start or continue your treatment.