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Insurance Billing 101 For Therapists In Private Practice
  • Monday, May 27, 2019

Insurance Billing 101 For Therapists In Private Practice

Insurance billing and claims filing is without a doubt one of the most frustrating tasks clinicians and therapists face. Unless you have a strictly private pay practice, billing is something you have to contend with on the daily. Insurance benefits, copays, deductibles, ICD-10 codes and those dreaded CMS-1500 forms…ugh! ...


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tips for Therapists
  • Monday, May 27, 2019

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tips for Therapists

Conducting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) seems pretty straightforward. Even though CBT has a clear premise, conducting it is much more of an art than it is pure science. Here are five tips to make sure your cognitive behavioral therapy is a success....


New in TheraPlatform: E-Claim Submission
  • Monday, April 29, 2019

New in TheraPlatform: E-Claim Submission

Now you can submit all your claims electronically with a click of a button in TheraPlatform, saving your practice time and money!...


SLEA Takes Online Therapy to the Next Level with TheraPlatform
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2019

SLEA Takes Online Therapy to the Next Level with TheraPlatform

SLEA chose TheraPlatform as their HIPAA compliant video conferencing platform to deliver online therapy to schools in remote areas. “TheraPlatform has enabled us to be creative and provide effective online therapy”...


SOAP notes counseling
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2019

SOAP notes counseling

SOAP notes are probably one of the most tedious and confusing things we, therapists and counselors do. Review the format and tips on writing SOAP notes in counseling....


Consent Forms and Telemental Health – The Struggle is Real
  • Monday, March 11, 2019

Consent Forms and Telemental Health – The Struggle is Real

Informed Consent Forms for mental health providers and therapists providing telehealth services such as online therapy can be a real struggle. Here are tips for informed consent forms. ...


The Superbill: What It Is and Why You Need It
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Superbill: What It Is and Why You Need It

A superbill is a document that contains all of the information necessary for an insurance to make a decision on reimbursement for health expenses incurred by a client. What’s in the superbill and why you need one?...


Beyond the Preparation: 4 Ways to Launch Your Teletherapy (Telehealth) Practice
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019

Beyond the Preparation: 4 Ways to Launch Your Teletherapy (Telehealth) Practice

You’ve done the training on telehealth and you’re ready to offer telehealth (teletherapy) services. What’s next? Here are 4 ways of launching teletherapy (online therapy) practice....


Ethics and Professionalism in Telemental Health: Next Level Accountability
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Ethics and Professionalism in Telemental Health: Next Level Accountability

The practice of telemental health is rapidly growing. As its popularity and availability increase, the expectations for its practice grow with it. ...


The 5 Big Benefits of Telemental Health
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The 5 Big Benefits of Telemental Health

Telemental health such as online therapy (teletherapy) has been proven to be effective by research. Here are the benefits of teletherapy. ...


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  • Private Practice Marketing

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020

    Private practice marketing is something that psychotherapists, counselors and therapists did not study at school as they go to school to learn to help people. Although the idea of marketing is distasteful to some, the fact is that you can’t perform counseling if you don’t get people in the door. Luckily, getting clients for your private practice is not as difficult as it may seem. Here are some marketing strategies tips and ideas for therapists to help you with your private practice marketing.

  • DAP notes

    Wednesday, February 5, 2020

    DAP Notes aka Data, Assessment and Plan Notes are progress notes that follow a very specific format to help clinicians to organize their notes. Let’s explore a few DAP note examples and tips. These examples will help you quickly review each part of DAP.

  • HIPAA Compliant Video Conferencing

    Wednesday, January 8, 2020

    HIPAA compliant video conferencing is a must when providing teletherapy (aka telehealth) services. Once you decide that telehealth is right for your practice, the next step is choosing your video- conferencing platform. Not just any platform but a platform that provides HIPAA-compliant video-conferencing. You might be tempted to assume that any password-protected video-conferencing platform is secure but that is not the case. If you are going to be providing telehealth services, your platform and other tools need to meet HIPAA-compliance standards.

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