Can I use my HSA for online therapy?

Yes, therapy services are provided by licensed mental health professionals. We only conduct legitimate online therapy sessions similar to in person therapy, which qualifies as a medical expense. You may use your FSA or HSA card for all therapy services provided by Eddins Counseling Group.

Are online therapists licensed professionals?

Yes. Just as in traditional therapy, our online therapy providers are all required to be licensed mental health professionals in the state they are serving. Our therapists are licensed psychologists, licensed professional counselors and licensed clinical social workers. Their license authorizes them to provide therapy methods in the state they are licensed. While they may…

How long has this online therapy been available?

Distance counseling has been around for a number of years, so it’s not exactly a new development. However, professionals in the medical field are relying on telehealth, video-based, online conferencing, to supplement their clients’ well-being more than ever. Whether doctors, psychiatrists, licensed psychologists, or psychotherapists, all health professionals are finding that telehealth online services can…

How secure is video therapy? How is client data prote...

We want to assure you that all of our video sessions are held to the highest possible level of confidentiality. Once you schedule your appointment, you will be sent a link. This link will take you to your assigned therapist over a protected connection to our secure internet based therapy platform. We use an encrypted,…

I’m concerned about privacy….

It’s understandable to be concerned about privacy and confidentiality. Especially in the event you are scheduling a session when you are in the same vicinity as others. Here are some strategies to keep your session private: Use a headset. Rather than using your phone or computer’s speakers, connect a headset via bluetooth to your phone…

What will I need in order to receive therapy online?

It’s really quite easy to access internet based therapy. You only need three things: 1) a PC, laptop, phone, or tablet with a microphone and camera/webcam; 2) a stable and reliable internet connection (please use Wi-Fi to prevent signal drop); and 3) a quiet place where you can talk freely. We will send you a…

Do you offer online career guidance and testing?

Career counseling and testing is also available through online career guidance counseling. Your appointment can be held via phone or video, depending on your preference. You may prefer to use video so you or your career counselor can share career documents and resources with you on the video call such as a resume or career…

What about online group therapy or online DBT skills ...

Research has found the online group therapy platforms “fosters well-being, a sense of control, self-confidence, feelings of more independence, social interactions, and personal empowerment.” All of which is much needed in developing coping skills and handling specific conditions of stress anxiety. Further, an analysis of multiple different studies found that online therapy groups consistently produced…

What about counseling services for my teen online?

Web therapy can be very effective for teens like traditional therapy. And with the typical busy schedule, live chat sessions can ensure your teen gets the consistent help from a professional counselor that they need to make progress towards their treatment goals. Adolescents and young adults may feel freer to express themselves to a licensed…

Can I get help for my child through online therapy?

YES! We have several effective types of therapy for working with children with behavioral health or mental health issues, even young children under the age of 10 through web therapy. For young children, we typically meet with the parent first in a live chat session. In subsequent online child therapy sessions the family therapist may…


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