Monthly Archives: July 2018

Telehealth Platforms Can Reduce PTSD Symptoms in Returning War Veterans

More than 500,000 returning war veterans were diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in 2012. In light of Memorial Day two weekends ago, it is essential to continue focusing on our veterans and on the quality of healthcare that returning veterans receive.

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Ethical Practice and Risk Management for the Mental Health Professional in the Age of Telehealth

As new telehealth and telemedicine technologies begin to emerge in the behavioral health care space, mental health providers will want to stay aware and informed regarding the opportunities and the challenges presented by telehealth.

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Fighting Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

With autumn settling in over the northern hemisphere, winter can’t be far behind. The daylight hours are already noticeably shorter, and colder temperatures are settling in, too. While the cold and dark are enough to make many of us a little gloomy, there is a small percentage of the population

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[WeCounsel] Receives Award from CHA Startup Awards

On October 9th, 2014, WeCounsel was awarded the Healthcare Excellence Award. According to the CHA Startup Awards website, “This recognition is extended to a visionary startup that sought to solve a systemic problem facing either doctors or patients in the healthcare industry.” Judges for the awards

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5 Ways to Grow Your Private Practice Online!

Every business owner wants to grow their business. The type of person who starts their own business is seldom the type of person who is okay with letting that business move forward at the same rate year after year. While there are many ways to grow your private practice, today we’ve put together

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Telehealth: A Competitive Advantage for Employee Assistance Programs

Employee Assistance Programs or EAPs have been in existence since the 1960's, providing critical behavioral health services to employers and their employees. Today the EAP industry is well saturated with a myriad of solutions the employer can select from. The question has become: How do EAPs stay

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Telehealth and the Future of Healthcare

America’s healthcare system is undergoing some of the most significant changes since Medicare and Medicaid and I’m not just talking about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. With the advent of video conferencing technology and the persistence of treatment barriers, such as access and

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3 Ways the VA is Using Telehealth to Assist Veterans

As of today, the longest standing proponent of telehealth and telemedicine continues to be the United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). Here’s three ways the VA is assisting veterans through the use of telehealth applications.

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What is Telehealth and Why Should We Use It?

You’ve probably seen the term “telehealth” floating around everywhere from mental health related articles, online counseling sites, or just about any healthcare news outlet. If you haven’t, consider this blog post a brief introduction to the boundless world of telehealth.

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Online Therapy Done Right

So you are all set to have an online session with a client. Here are five items to check off your list to ensure your session is a successful one.

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