Is teletherapy effective?
We’ll let the data speak for itself.
“The results indicate that VCP [video conferencing psychotherapy] is feasible, has been used in a variety of therapeutic formats and with diverse populations, is generally associated with good user satisfaction, and is found to have similar clinical outcomes to traditional face-to-face psychotherapy.” Psychological Services.
“This four-year study [of clinical outcomes in 98,609 mental health patients at the VA], the first large-scale assessment of telemental health services, found that after initiation of such services, patients' hospitalization utilization decreased by an average of approximately 25%.” Psychiatric Services
“Telemental health is effective and increases access to care.” Telemedicine and e-Health
Is this platform HIPAA compliant?
Our company maintains compliance with HIPAA. Video chat sessions are encrypted end-to-end.
Do I have to be licensed in DC to join?
Yes, clinicians must be licensed in the jurisdiction where their client is physically located to do video chat sessions.
Will this cost me anything? How do I get paid?
You are paid through a copay and billing client insurance. Our only incentive is to match clients with the best possible clinician.
Where can I go to learn more about telemental health?