Do you see group therapy sessions on the horizon for telepsychiatry?

Telehealth is well-versed for group therapy, though it has been slower to take hold than one-on-one care

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Does remote group therapy allow the participants to develop a bond? How important is that?

How bonds, solidarity, and connection play a role in group sessions

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I need help.

Resources for getting clinical help — for patients and family members.

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What is Zoom Fatigue, and why does it occur?

Learn about videoconferencing fatigue and what to do about it.

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How can a provider start a telepsychiatry practice?

To start a telepsychiatry practice, you must be licensed by the state to practice, and meet the requirements of your practice. Ideally, you would have board certification in psychiatry.

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How can I combat Zoom fatigue symptoms?

Videoconferencing can feel stressful. If you find yourself exhausted by all of the video calls, here are our 6 tips to combat Zoom fatigue symptoms.

What conditions are treatable through telepsychiatry?

Telemedicine allows for treatment of any condition that does not require physical presence to treat. Psychiatry is uniquely suitable for telemedicine practice.

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Do I need specialized equipment for telepsychiatry?

In order to implement telepsychiatry, you need only a solid internet connection (DSL, cable, T1 or higher) and a device capable of videoconferencing. While a laptop or PC with a good web camera and microphone are preferable, a tablet or even a smartphone can work in a pinch for teleconferencing.

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Is telepsychiatry as effective as in-person sessions?

Research shows that telepsychiatry is just as effective as in-person, face-to-face care. Many patients, in fact, find that psychiatric treatment via videoconferencing is less intimidating or embarrassing.

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Can medication be prescribed via telepsychiatry?

Yes. Our licensed providers are able to prescribe medications for patients they diagnose and treat remotely.

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