CONVENIENT, EFFECTIVE, PRIVATE
Online therapy, also known as video therapy or teletherapy, is an accessible and convenient way to receive psychotherapy. It's also a great alternative to face-to-face sessions when you are unable to travel to the therapy office. Online therapy allows you to work on yourself in the comfort of your own home or office.
making time for self-care is tricky. Online therapy can help.
If you’d like to begin therapy but getting to an appointment is difficult for any reason, whether because of traffic, scheduling, medical conditions, or anxiety, online therapy may be much easier. Video therapy is backed by research and closely mimics an in-person appointment, unlike text-based therapy services. For added security, I use Simple Practice, a HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform that makes online therapy simple and secure, and has an interface that makes it feel almost like a traditional therapy session. Click here for FAQ about Telehealth by SimplePractice.
therapy from your couch instead of mine.
Therapist licensure varies from state to state and current laws require that your therapist be licensed in the state in which you reside. My California license requires that you be physically located in California to do online therapy with me. I have training and certification in TeleMental Health and Digital Ethics by the Zur Institute and several years experience doing online therapy with individuals and relationships.
Online therapy is not for crisis issues. If you are experiencing an immediate mental health crisis, call the free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at (800) 273-8255.