Benefits of Telepsychiatry for Clients
In a socially distanced world, people need access to mental health support more than ever. During a time when doctors are available for online consultations, and groceries are delivered right to our doorsteps, why should mental health care operate differently?
Why Choose Telepsychiatry?
Telepsychiatry is a revolutionary way of receiving the mental health check-ups we all require for comprehensive wellness. Whether you’re dealing with anxiety, depression, PTSD, or just need someone to help organize your thoughts, telepsychiatry is a safe and effective option for you or your child.
If you live in a rural area or work all day, it’s hard to find time to commit to an in-person visit for any kind of appointment. Even full-time parents have difficulty stepping away from their duties to complete everyday errands. Telepsychiatry breaks down these barriers by allowing high-quality care from anywhere, including home, the office, or wherever you may be that day!
It’s no secret that there is still an unwarranted stigma attached to mental health. This stigma can be so strong in some areas and social groups that it can deter individuals from getting the help they need. By opting for online appointments, these individuals can get the mental health checkups they deserve without judgment or explanation to others.
A review of studies from the past 20 years have concluded that telepsychiatry is just as effective as in-person therapy. This means that clients don’t have to choose between convenience and high-quality care, especially when choosing the providers at Mile High Psychiatry.
In-person conversations can be daunting sometimes, especially when talking about our deepest secrets, insecurities or embarrassing moments. Online appointments provide a virtual wall between the client and the provider, making these conversations feel less awkward and tense. When at home, we may feel more comfortable opening up than we would in an office, further improving client-provider communication.
If you’re interested in taking the next step toward complete mental wellness, schedule your telepsychiatry visit with Mile High Psychiatry today!