Adapting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Teletherapy
  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Adapting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Teletherapy

Many clients with psychological or behavioral health issues also have concurrent comorbid medical conditions that prevent in-person therapy services. Today, teletherapy approaches can be used to help any client, anywhere, no matter what barriers might otherwise be present. Therapists and counselors are learning new ways to adapt old methods to the teletherapy approach. If your favored modality is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, you will be happy to know that it can be easily adapted to teletherapy....


How to Build the Therapeutic Relationship in the Teletherapy Modality
  • Monday, April 2, 2018

How to Build the Therapeutic Relationship in the Teletherapy Modality

Research shows the therapeutic relationship is essential for successful client outcomes in therapy. It helps to retain clients in the setting, adds to their motivation, promotes their disclosures, and allows for a safe space to do the therapy work. In the traditional, face-to-face model of counseling, the therapeutic alliance is built in small and larger ways through multiple components of the therapeutic process. ...


Teaching Aids for Teletherapy
  • Monday, February 19, 2018

Teaching Aids for Teletherapy

In a traditional setting, a therapist has access to a variety of teaching aids, or tools, to use when working with clients. But what about when working with clients in a virtual environment? When thinking about conducting therapy online, you may find that current capabilities go far beyond video conferencing alone. You can have access to many of the same tools that you have access to in the office, just in a different format. But what types of tools are we talking about?...


What Color is Your Wallpaper? Why It Matters
  • Thursday, January 25, 2018

What Color is Your Wallpaper? Why It Matters

Before you book that first client, there’s one more thing to consider: your therapeutic environment. When you open that video connection, what will your client see? And hear? Who and what is around you? These things are critical not only to a pleasant experience for your client but to the very nature of the therapist-client relationship. ...


Complying with Federal and State Laws in Online Therapy
  • Friday, January 19, 2018

Complying with Federal and State Laws in Online Therapy

Online therapy, or telehealth, is an field that is rapidly evolving. As technology continues to advance, so do the ways in which we are able to deliver therapy. While the rules and regulations are straining to keep up, there are some guidelines that can help therapists to protect themselves as well as their patients. Whether you are a mental health therapist, social worker, behavioral therapist, or speech therapist, if you are interested in doing therapy with your patients online, you will need to do your due diligence to make sure that you remain in compliance....


How to Set Up Your Office for Teletherapy Sessions
  • Friday, January 19, 2018

How to Set Up Your Office for Teletherapy Sessions

As you look to expand your services through teletherapy, you will be able to reach many more potential clients. Those clients will be connecting to you through the convenience of their home. Meanwhile, you will be utilizing your office or therapy space in a whole new way. The traditional therapy set-up may not immediately adapt to the format of teletherapy....


Telehealth: Let’s Talk Technology
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Telehealth: Let’s Talk Technology

Hands down, telehealth is the next big thing in service delivery for behavioral and allied health providers. Clients love it. More and more insurance companies pay for it. Most of us were trained in the "brick-and-mortar" style of service delivery. So, one of the biggest questions providers have is, "How do I get started?"...


Interview Podcast with TheraPlatform’s Founder
  • Thursday, November 9, 2017

Interview Podcast with TheraPlatform’s Founder

Last week our co-founder of TheraPlatfrom, Beata Klarowska, was invited to interview podcast, hosted by Clay, from Online Counseling....