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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...
What is the Future of Telehealth? Is it Here to Stay?

What is the Future of Telehealth? Is it Here to Stay?

If you’re wondering this as you bring more of your practice online, you aren’t alone!  To answer these questions, let’s first dive into the three types of telehealth: The first is video conferencing. This uses audio and video to conduct telehealth sessions....
Federal State of Emergency to Relax Telehealth Laws

Federal State of Emergency to Relax Telehealth Laws

Federal State of Emergency to Relax Telehealth Laws On Friday March 13th, President Donald Trump stated he plans to sign an $8.3 billion emergency funding measure when it reaches his desk to help stem the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. There are...
Virtual Therapy Connect is NEW & IMPROVED

Virtual Therapy Connect is NEW & IMPROVED

Virtual Therapy Connect was UPGRADED on March 23, 2020 All users registered prior to the upgrade date must establish new VTC credentials. You should have received an email on the day of the upgrade with a link to establish your new username and password. If you...
Customize your VTConnect Office Portal to Reflect Your Practice!

Customize your VTConnect Office Portal to Reflect Your Practice!

We recommend  that you do not simply keep the default settings in your VTConnect Office Portal, but rather we encourage you to customize your VTConnect Office Portal to enhance the client experience and establish your telehealth solution as a seamless extension of...
What Would Dr. Freud Say About NOT Using Technology?

What Would Dr. Freud Say About NOT Using Technology?

The title of this blog is intended to be a joke, but it’s true: when it comes to technology, our field is surprisingly disconnected, especially in comparison to other medical specialties. The psychotherapy professional community has, by and large, been very slow...
How I Stumbled into a Virtual Practice

How I Stumbled into a Virtual Practice

Originally, I stumbled into virtual therapy accidentally as I was striving to meet the evolving needs of my clients. At that time, I had been working with a particular client for four years who was moving to London. This client, though highly functional, wanted to...
What Does a Modern Therapy Practice Look Like?

What Does a Modern Therapy Practice Look Like?

Philosophical interest in what we now describe as psychology dates back thousands of years—the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Indians and Chinese all investigated the mind and studied human behavior. Over the centuries, ideas became more refined. By the 8th Century AD,...
Top 5 Reasons Why Practitioners Should Consider Virtual Therapy

Top 5 Reasons Why Practitioners Should Consider Virtual Therapy

There is nothing more rewarding than helping your psychotherapy patients achieve their goals. It’s easy to dream of breakthroughs and full-recoveries but the truth is, making real headway requires time, trust and an established therapeutic relationship based on...
Why Consider Virtual Therapy? Continuity of Care.

Why Consider Virtual Therapy? Continuity of Care.

When clients and providers ask me about virtual therapy, I reassure them that virtual therapy, sometimes called distance therapy, isn’t a new form of treatment; it’s a new form of delivery. Virtual therapy allows clinicians to reach out to clients regardless of where...