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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. ...


Crunched for Time? Try Concurrent Documentation
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Crunched for Time? Try Concurrent Documentation

Concurrent documentation is a method of writing notes, e.g. SOAP notes during session with active input from the client. This approach is applied by mental health providers, SLPs, OTs and PTs in private practice....


Is Telemental Health Effective – How Does It Measure Up?
  • Thursday, January 3, 2019

Is Telemental Health Effective – How Does It Measure Up?

Is telemental health such us telepsychology, online counseling, online therapy or teletherapy even effective? What researchers say about telemental health?...


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Latest Posts

  • 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.

  • Family Therapy Techniques

    Monday, December 9, 2019

    Family therapy techniques are ways to address family conflict by improving the communication and interaction of family members. There are numerous family therapy techniques, but four main models dominate the spectrum. This blog reviews the main therapy family techniques: structural, Bowenian, strategic and systematic.

  • Automatic Credit Card Processing and Billing for Therapists

    Tuesday, October 22, 2019

    Automatic credit card processing for therapists (auto-payment collection) and auto invoicing are now available in TheraPlatform! Billing is a big part of running a private practice and sometimes the most time consuming. Think of all time one can spend on creating invoices and superbills, sending them to clients, posting payments and dealing with failed credit card payments. This time can easily add up to a few hours a week or even a day if you own a large practice.

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