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Telehealth Counseling Services – Best Counseling Experts

Telehealth counseling for mental health concerns is growing in popularity as more people enjoy the flexibility of accessing expert support when and where they need it.

Telehealth Counseling Services

What is Telehealth Counseling?

Just a few years ago, getting help with mental health concerns meant seeing a counselor or a psychologist face-to-face in their practice. Counselors relied heavily on clues they received from their client’s body language and listening to their described symptoms. 

Over the past two years, telehealth counseling has become a viable alternative to in-person sessions. This development was partly driven by necessity, as the coronavirus pandemic led to lockdowns and social distancing requirements. Telehealth counseling services allow clients and therapists to meet online, usually through video conferencing software. 

At the start of the pandemic, the concept of Tele counseling already existed. However, not many counselors offer online-based sessions. Momentum for this type of counseling built slowly, especially among younger, digitally native generations. The pandemic accelerated the trend toward Tele counseling services. 

Clients benefit from having more convenient access to counseling. They do not need to travel to see their therapist and – in many cases – can log on the right from where they are. 

How does TrueCare™’s Telehealth Counseling Work?

Trust is the essential aspect of the client-counselor relationship, whether through telehealth counseling services or in person. Without trust as a foundation, mental health treatment is far less successful. 

Building this connection can be harder via online counseling than it is face-to-face. It is important to select the right telehealth counselor for you. Their qualifications and their approach to therapy are equally important. 

TrueCare™ offers unique, adaptive programs across all counseling services. Telehealth counseling is one option open to clients. Others opt for in-person sessions, and some combine in-person therapy with telehealth sessions, depending on their schedule and other commitments. 

A personalized approach is one of the most critical factors of successful telehealth counseling services. No two clients are the same, nor are their mental health concerns. For that reason, TrueCare™’s therapists start with a thorough consultation and assessment. They will then suggest a treatment plan based on their findings. 

There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach to Tele counseling. Instead, our therapists look at each client as individual and use their expertise to offer tailored counseling and therapy sessions. They will also apply different types of therapy, depending on the client’s condition. The number and frequency of sessions may also vary. Similar mental health concerns can affect other clients in very different ways. Accordingly, the most successful courses of treatment are customized for individuals. 

Why Should you Consider TrueCare™ for Telehealth Counseling Services?

Finding a therapist or counselor that is right for you is critical to your recovery. The counselor-client relationship is as dependent on the factual knowledge and expertise of the counselor as it is reliant on both parties building a relationship. 

TrueCare™ is a proven provider of mental and behavioral health care services to clients of all ages and circumstances. We can offer a wide range of services thanks to our extensive network of highly qualified specialists. Our counselors work with young people and adults, and we also provide a range of customized behavioral health services to residents of assisted living facilities. 

We can offer both a broad range of services and highly specialized mental health care. Our extensive network of counselors and other specialists is critical to this high level of service delivery. Any counselor working with TrueCare™ is fully qualified and licensed in their field. 

Some are highly specialized; others bring versatile experiences to the table. Even if there are no specialists in your field, telehealth counseling means you can get the care you need without delay. You do not need to wait until a counselor becomes available in your city but instead access their services through telehealth. 

 

The Telehealth Counseling Process

How do telehealth counseling services work? Telehealth counseling is not dissimilar to private sessions between clients and their counselors. The main difference is that both parties are not in the same room but conversing on-screen. 

In some cases, clients may not even be on a video call with their counselor. Text messaging and email counseling is equally successful. Which method works best depends on the client’s preferred method of communication and their mental health challenges. For most clients, a combination of approaches works best. At the beginning of their treatment, video calls are necessary to establish a rapport with the counselor.

Once the relationship has been established and the treatment continues, messaging services or email can become a credible option. 

Tele counseling services have grown in popularity as internet connections became more reliable and clients, in general, felt more at home using online-based services. While some of the principles are the same for most clients, it is essential to understand that the details of therapy sessions and treatment plans can vary widely. All treatment options offered through TrueCare™ are entirely HIPAA compliant. 

Mental health conditions often develop over a more extended period, and it is easy to miss initial signals. 

Although your diagnosis may be similar to another person’s, the treatment is not necessarily identical.

Is Telehealth Counseling Effective?

Today, attending therapy online from the comfort of your home is no longer considered to be second best. The pandemic years have made sure of that. Studies have shown that clients achieve similar outcomes, whether they see their counselor face-to-face or online. At the same time, many counselors have used the pandemic years to customize their approach to online counseling sessions.

Pros and Cons of Telehealth Therapy

Advantages of telehealth counseling services:

  • Convenient access to therapy when you need it
  • No need to travel long distances
  • Easy access to a wide range of specialist counselors

Potential disadvantages of telehealth counseling:

  • Counselor and patient cannot see each other’s body language
  • Continuity during a session can be complex with bad connections

Telehealth counseling for depression and other mental health concerns is a highly efficient and convenient treatment. Meeting your counselor from the comfort of your home may contribute to your recovery. 

FAQs on Telehealth Counseling 

What is depression telehealth counseling?

Depression counseling is a form of counseling that addresses the causes of persistent low mood and depression. Depression affects nearly 10% of American adults, and counseling is one of the most effective treatments.

When may I need this form of counseling?

Everyone feels sad from time to time. But when a low mood becomes persistent and interferes with your quality of life, it is time to look for professional help. 

Where can I find a counselor?

TrueCare™ has a vast network of highly qualified and experienced counselors nationwide. Some offer Tele counseling services, others specialize in in-person treatment, and some offer both options.

How many sessions will I need?

How many sessions you need depends on your condition and response to treatment. Your counselor will assess you and then suggest a treatment plan.

Do I have to show myself on camera?

No.  You can choose to speak with your counselor over the phone if that feels more comfortable.

About TrueCare™

TrueCare™ is a nationwide Health & Wellness platform for families and businesses providing end-to-end solutions for COVID-19 testing, screening, vaccination, home care, and corporate well-being services.
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