There isn’t a single person in the world, not to mention metro New Orleans, and the entire state of Louisiana who hasn’t been affected by the pandemic.
Aside from contracting the virus and worrying over exposure, you may be working from home because your office is shut down. You might be staying at home during the day and unavailable to attend to personal appointments because you need to help your kids with virtual or hybrid learning. You might also be staying home more often because you or someone in your family is immunocompromised.
Whatever your unique case, many people like you are cutting down on trips outside of the house due to pandemic restrictions or healthcare needs.
These are among the many reasons that physically going to a counselor’s office isn’t feasible for some right now. That’s why we’re proud to offer telehealth counseling sessions for our metro New Orleans patients. We’ve also recently expanded our telehealth services to include clients all over Louisiana.
Telehealth counseling is the use of HIPAA-compliant video conferencing software in a manner so that you, the patient, can participate in a virtual counseling session from home with our counselors. Typically, our counselors are either working from home or our office depending on their own healthcare needs.
Telehealth is a safe and secure way to continue your regular counseling sessions with us without having to arrange for childcare for kids who are virtual schooling or leave the house if you or someone in your household is immunocompromised.
At our metro New Orleans counseling practice, we have earned our TeleMental Health Training Certificate and use a safe and secure telehealth platform that is HIPAA-compliant. This means that with our telehealth counseling sessions platform:
While you may be used to conducting all your business meetings over Zoom by this point in 2020, you might also be curious how virtual meetings translate to counseling sessions. After all, counseling offices are typically furnished to be comfortable, relaxing places where you feel safe opening up about what’s going on in your life.
In general, here is what a telehealth counseling session looks like:
It’s now more important now than ever before to take care of your mental health. Life is always stressful, and it’s common to experience challenging events such as:
The uncertainty and upheavals of our current time is making life all the more challenging. Many of our patients have come under extreme stress in 2020 from financial troubles due to:
Counseling, whether in-person, or via telemedicine can help metro New Orleans residents like you during these stressful and unprecedented times.
We’re excited to announce that we’ve expanded the reach of our telehealth counseling services!
Our counselors are now serving clients throughout the state of Louisiana. This includes the Baton Rouge area, Southwest Louisiana, Lake Charles and other areas affected by Hurricane Laura, and northward through Shreveport. We’re here and ready to help you overcome the emotional struggles of life and of overcoming a natural disaster. Contact us for telehealth services today.
If you’d like to sign up for telehealth counseling, we’re happy to help. Simply call us today at (504) 302-7771 to get started or fill out our online contact form and we’ll reach out to you to match you with a counselor. We want to help you take care of yourself in this uncertain time.