For most people, the idea of speaking with a therapist on the phone or via a video chat sounds a little dicey.
What about privacy? Can I really connect with a therapist without being in the same room? Isn’t it kind of awkward?
Research has demonstrated, long before the COVID-19 crisis, that on-line therapy is as effective as in person sessions. Privacy is assured via secure connection, which therapists are required to use.
In my practice, I provide my clients with user-friendly ways of signing consent forms, reviewing office policies, as well as a variety of options to set up sessions – phone, facetime, or private, secure telemedicine platforms.
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So how do you decide whether or not on-line therapy is for you?
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If you answer “yes” to both of these questions, on-line counseling may be right for you.
For Pennsylvania residents* – email me at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call (717.961.0088) to speak with me directly.
For others – search online for licensed therapists or counselors in your own state, or contact your insurance company to get a list of licensed therapists who work with your company/policy.
*State laws mandate that telehealth or on-line appointment can only be conducted between therapists who are licensed in the same state that the client is in at the time of the session.