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Pandemic, Trauma and Telehealth

Pandemic, Trauma and Telehealth

In trauma we take what is happening to us that feels overwhelming, frightening and hurtful and try to create some type of perceived stability to protect ourselves. This is accomplished by trying to hide the uncomfortable, undigested, and overwhelming...
Are Zoom, Facetime, and Google Hangouts Secure for Telehealth?

Are Zoom, Facetime, and Google Hangouts Secure for Telehealth?

When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) relaxed telehealth laws and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced leniency on non HIPAA-compliant penalties for the COVID19 emergency, health practitioners scrambled to transition to online telehealth....
Therapist Credentials Explained

Therapist Credentials Explained

To identify qualified practitioners, evaluate their credentials to confirm they have the required foundation of education, training, and oversight. The two areas to consider are license to practice and professional certifications, both are explained below: License to...
Considering Therapy?

Considering Therapy?

Many people engage in therapy at some point in their lives. Some people start therapy to address feelings of sadness, confusion, lack of hope, anger or helplessness. These emotions can get in the way of day-to-day efforts at school or at work and/or lead to tension...
How Do I Find the Right Therapist?

How Do I Find the Right Therapist?

The providers in Virtual Therapy Connect’s directory are highly experienced and qualified professionals. When you schedule an appointment and connect with a therapist, you can expect the same level of professionalism that you would expect from a face-to-face session....
Help! I am a Newbie to VTConnect Video Care!

Help! I am a Newbie to VTConnect Video Care!

If this is your first time using secure video teleconferencing for your therapy session, it may be a bit confusing or overwhelming. The best way to settle your nerves is to be prepared prior to the session. It is important to make sure you have read all the...
Easy Tip for Staying Calm during the Holidays

Easy Tip for Staying Calm during the Holidays

With the Holidays upon us, many people are already rubbing their temples or their lower backs, hoping to soothe away their stress, even if only for a moment. If this time of year gets you wound up, what can you do to make sure you have a calm and enjoyable holiday...