Category Archives: Online Counseling / Therapy

Contact with Patients Between Sessions Curtailed in California: A Dangerous Precedent

At the beginning of the professional relationship between psychotherapist and patient it is important for practitioners to think about [...]

Telehealth / Teletherapy Practice in California: Resource Links Provided by CAMFT

There's a cultural shift in the way mental health professionals are practicing now. As opposed to the traditional office setting, [...]

Teletherapy – The Do’s, The Don’ts and the In-between

It’s not good practice to add teletherapy into your repertoire, before knowing what your state licensing ruling is and if your [...]

Licensing Board Issues Warning to Patients who Travel Out of State! (Regarding Telephone Counseling / Psychotherapy)

Suppose that you have been treating or counseling an adult individual, or a couple, or a child for a period of time for a particular [...]

Online Counseling & Staying Protected

With the growing popularity and rapidly-improving technology of video conferencing, many therapists and doctors are turning towards the [...]

Online Patient Communication Risks

We are in a new age of therapy and coaching: Where practitioners once counseled their patients on-on-one (remember the iconic [...]

Online Counseling And Therapy

There are certain ethics involved in providing coaching and when you’re doing it online, the risks become even more pronounced.

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?”

Online Therapy – Insurance Coverage

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

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?

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