Teletherapy Services

Teletherapy Services 

MPS PLLC is dedicated to assisting our current and new clients via in-person or Teletherapy modalities. Teletherapy enables both new and established clients to work with clinicians conveniently and safely at a location of their choice via a HIPAA compliant video platform.

MPS provides teletherapy services to individuals, kids, teens, couples, parents and groups who reside in Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland. In addition, many of our licensed staff are members of PSYPACT, an interstate compact that allows us to provide teletherapy services to individuals residing outside of the Washington, DC DMV area. To see a list of PSYPACT states, click: https://psypact.site-ym.com/page/psypactmap.

*Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, MPS is exclusively offering Teletherapy services. For your convenience, Teletherapy services will continue to be available after COVID restrictions are lifted.*

What is Teletherapy?

Teletherapy, also known as online therapy, e-therapy, or video therapy, is therapy delivered through a virtual platform via a computer, smart phone or tablet.

How Do Online Therapy Sessions Work?

Teletherapy sessions work the same way as traditional therapy sessions, however instead of meeting your provider at his/her office location, both parties will meet virtually via a HIPAA compliant video platform. MPS providers send clients a virtual meeting invitation prior to your scheduled session time.

Is Teletherapy as Effective as Face to Face Therapy?

Similarly to in-person therapy, the effectiveness of teletherapy depends on the individual(s), their reasons for seeking therapy, and their commitment to engage and practice the skills and recommendations taught and assigned in sessions. Overall, research has concluded that teletherapy is as effective as traditional face-to-face therapy.

Benefits of Teletherapy for Patients

  • Teletherapy can offer greater flexibility and convenience than traditional face-to-face therapy. Because oftentimes, face-to-face therapy sessions are offered during limited office hours, it makes it difficult for people to find a convenient meeting time.
  • Teletherapy allows clients the ability to meet in a comfortable, known environment. The process of going to a new environment to meet with a therapist can be a stressful one. Teletherapy alleviates this stress by allowing clients to meet with their therapist in the comfort of his/her home or office location

Questions about Teletherapy? Contact MPS PLLC today.

Regardless of the challenges you are facing, oftentimes, beginning psychotherapy is the first step toward becoming the healthiest version of yourself. MPS clinicians teach clients strategies for well-being so they can achieve self-empowerment, improved insight and increased life satisfaction. Contact us today to see how we can help you.

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