On April 23rd, 2019, the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) announced that the PSYPACT was (finally) active. Even though PSYPACT is purely for licensed psychologists, and only for those licensed in PSYPACT states, it’s still a huge step forward for everyone in the mental/behavioral health field with a desire to see true […]
It’s a vexing truth that working with clients in other states may not be doable. Sometimes, though, the situation can work out fine.
The Online Disinhibition Effect arises in computer-mediated interactions. Working with ODE is essential to effective telemental health therapies.
Liath answers: Is it HIPAA-secure to use my phone or WiFi hotspot device in my practice? What about using it for telemental health sessions?
Can I do telemental health with clients in other countries? What does insurance want from therapists who work online? All these and more will be answered!
Making eye contact over video is less difficult than it may seem, and you wouldn’t believe what the best way to do it is!
We talk about email and texting a lot. And one of the concerns we have about the discourse around it is the heavy focus on the privacy of our messages as they pass across the roads of the Internet. Even the federal government is mostly focused on this point. We do need to also attend […]
We learn new therapy modalities and mediums in a variety of ways, and telemental health is simply yet another medium. But do ethical standards or laws *require* training before we can engage in the practice?
A current trend in telemental health is the use of “platforms” for delivering and managing services. Platforms are integrated services that include multiple features for telemental health pros besides just the basic video calling. The question is: do you need one for your telemental health practice? Or is a piecemeal approach to your tech the […]
With the growing popularity of telemental health, it’s a wonder that it isn’t easier to identify which software is best to use to perform these services. Here I will try to provide some clarity on that subject. What Video Software Should I Use? When choosing software, we need to consider if it is secure enough […]