Telemental health is quickly becoming ever more of a viable option for therapists who wish to see clients online. Online therapy can allow individuals who may otherwise have a difficult time finding a therapist, such as mothers with young children, people with disabilities, or those who live in rural areas, access the care they need. Therapists who practice online can be part of this solution. However, online therapy, with its many benefits, also carries ethical concerns and special considerations therapists must be aware of.
Learn how to set up a telemental health practice, tips for practicing different modes of online therapy, some of the basic ethical considerations that come along with online therapy, and more below.