Whether for traditional counseling sessions or medication management check-ins, telepsychiatry is the perfect, travel-free way for patients to see you. Convenient, at-home appointments reduce cancellations and help maintain a progressive treatment schedule.
Research shows that patients are most receptive to care when they feel safe and comfortable. Online behavioral therapy from the privacy of home helps patients receive and participate in treatment in the most constructive ways possible, without sacrificing the provider-patient connection.
Online therapy for children and adolescents is quickly becoming the treatment method of choice for busy families. Many behavior, mood, attention, and learning disorders in children are effectively be addressed via telepsychiatry. Teens, in particular, are highly receptive to online care for issues including eating disorders, depression, and social concerns.
Online therapy for inmates eases county, state, and federal budgets by eliminating costly travel for mental health professionals. Psychiatrists easily provide therapeutic support and counseling to correctional facilities and prison systems when travel and safety concerns are eliminated.
Telepsychiatry consultations in nursing homes and assisted living facilities can help improve quality of life for seniors. Beyond dementia and progressive mental health conditions, aging adults face challenges with depression, loss of loved ones, and other end of life concerns that are eased through travel-free, online sessions.
Through the ease of telepsychiatry, students of all ages participate in online psychiatric consultations and ongoing counseling. In secondary schools, students are treated for depression, eating disorders, and other anxiety and emotional issues with telepsychiatry appointments. Colleges and universities across the country help students manage challenges with online therapy.
For many patients, travel-free mental health support is about much more than convenience. Homebound patients, and those for whom travel is physically difficult, benefit tremendously from the ease of telepsychiatry appointments. Feelings of isolation and depression, along with condition-specific care, are effectively delivered through online medical consultations.
Consistency and confidentiality are of utmost importance to those recovering from substance abuse and drug and alcohol dependency. Telepsychiatry helps patients stay dedicated to the support they need, particularly as they transition from inpatient care or balance outpatient care with daily challenges at home.
Facing ever-shrinking budgets, community services boards across the country are turning to telepsychiatry as a reliable and affordable way of delivering mental health support to patients in diverse locations. With online video therapy, boards can streamline care and more efficiently allocate participating providers’ time and expertise.
Online forensic interviews allow prosecutors, plaintiffs, and defense counsels across the country to connect with forensic psychologists and psychiatrists. Access to forensic expertise and ongoing case consultation during child custody disputes, criminal trials, and during sentencing is readily available with telepsychiatry.
For many years, veterans, active duty military, and their families have received critical mental health support via widespread telepsychiatry programs. With great success, online video consults help troops maintain wellness and quality of life during deployment, leave, and beyond.