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The world of telemental health, including online counseling and online therapy, is rapidly changing. We’re dedicated to keeping you updated on the ongoing changes to regulations, ethics, best practices, security mandates, licensure
changes and professional organization guidelines.
You and your client have the choice to use whatever conferencing platforms you prefer. We are committed to informing our members on your choices – reviewing the security, HIPAA compliance, and ease of use of the new and developing
technologies that are available. We’ll help you discover new, secure and cost effective platforms.
Developing and running an online therapy practice has its challenges. Through our blogs, webinars, podcasts and newsletters, we work with our members to take your practice to the next level of success.
While international online counseling has few restrictions, there are many regulations to be aware of within the United States. You may be required to hold licensure in the state where your client lives, though some states
have relaxed requirements amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We track each U.S. state to give you up to date information on their particular guidelines.
Many therapists will tell you that additional training can be invaluable when starting online therapy. Becoming a Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider is not mandatory, but allows you to increase your competency and confidence when working with you clients. We provide information on some of the best programs to become board certified.