Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Teletherapy?

Teletherapy is providing therapy through a live confidential and secure video connection, over the internet. I provide the same treatment as I would in person, it’s just done through a computer or device. If you’ve ever used Skype or FaceTime on your iPhone, you’ve used the same type of technology teletherapy uses.

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Is Teletherapy Effective?

Yes, and it often gets results faster than traditional in person therapy. It is also a great option for those that might not otherwise seek treatment due to shame, living in rural areas, or physical limitations just to name a few.  Its more convenient and affordable than traditional in person therapy.

FAQ Does insurance cover teletherapy

Will My Insurance Cover Teletherapy?

In Hawaii, I participate with HMSA & TRICARE.  In Connecticut, I participate with United/Optum and Medicaid. I do not participate in insurance in GA or SC.  Many states, have mandated that insurance pay for telemedicine.  There is a lot of advocacy efforts currently happening to increase insurance reimbursement of services.  I recommend contacting your insurance before scheduling an appointment to see whether or not you will be covered.