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5 Benefits to Telemental Health

The Covid crisis has made online therapy or telemental health acceptable but some people are still not sure whether it is right for them. Receiving therapy by video conferencing may seem to take the human element how of the interaction. But surprisingly, there are advantages to this modality. Five of them are listed below.


  1. More Convenient: Those seeking services might find it easier to make an appointment when they can just log on to their laptop or pick-up there phone. They do not have to worry about transportation. When they do not have to drive to their appointment, they safe time and money as they do not have to worry about the commute and the amount of money they might spend on gas.


  1. More Accessible: Anyone with a reliable internet connection, can gain access to telemental health. This means that people in rural areas who had limited access to therapists now have access to any therapist within their state. In some cases, they may even have access to therapist any others, as some jurisdictions are now allowing therapists to practice across state lines due to Covid. In other instances, some therapists have become licensed in several states to offer their services to more people.

  2. Can be Just as Effective as In-person Sessions: