Category Archives: Online Therapy/Telemedicine


July/August 2016 Avoiding Liability Bulletin I have previously written about …

Online Therapy

… Where does the therapy occur when a therapist in State “A” is treating a client or patient online who resides in State “B?” This is a [...]

Online Therapy – Insurance Coverage

… Therapists and counselors often ask whether or not their malpractice (professional liability) policy covers them if there is a claim [...]

Online Therapy – HIPAA

… Among the many requirements of HIPAA, perhaps the most important one pertains to the Notice of Privacy Practices, which “covered [...]

Online Therapy – Disclosure

… Whether or not required by state law or regulation, therapists who practice online therapy (e.g., intrastate) would be wise to make [...]

Telemedicine: Telephone Counseling/Therapy?

… Is there a statute in your state that in some way regulates the practice of counseling or psychotherapy via telemedicine? Does the [...]

Telemedicine – Hours of Experience Toward Licensure?

… How does the licensing board in your state handle the acceptability of hours of experience toward licensure as a counselor or [...]

Online Education/Online Therapy

… It is interesting to me that online education has recently gained, and likely will continue to gain, increased acceptance nationwide. [...]

Online Therapy

Richard Leslie is taking this month off from his Avoiding Liability duties, so we're presenting a feature from our Avoiding Liability [...]

Telemedicine/Telehealth – Verbal Consent

… I have written about telemedicine before – when I have discussed online therapy, e-therapy, or therapy delivered via the Internet. [...]

Telepsychotherapy (E-Therapy)

I have written about this topic multiple times before (see Archives, under “Online Therapy/Telemedicine”) and I will likely write about [...]

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