Telemental Health

What is Telemental Health?

Telemental Health includes mental health services that are provided over secure internet formats that include Video and Audio services.  Services are provided directly from the provider to the client who are each in different physical locations.

Who is Telemental Health for?

Through Mindful Connections Mental Health, LLC, Telemental Health Services are provided to those who are unable to attend sessions in a physical office location.  Clients who have barriers, such as physical disability, scheduling limitations, transportation limitations, etc. are wonderful candidates for this type of service.

Are there requirements for receiving Telemental Health Services?

Requirements for providing and receiving mental health services vary from state to state.  The state of Colorado recommends that clients who receive telemental health services, meet in person at least one time prior to engaging in regular telemental health sessions.  In addition, telemental health services cannot be provided to those who are not physically in the state in which the provider is licensed at the time of the session.  Mindful Connections Mental Health adheres to these requirements.

What can I expect?

If you are receiving telemental health services from Mindful Connections Mental Health, LLC, your first session will be provided at the physical office, located in Colorado Springs.  During the first session, the client and the provider will discuss, in detail the important laws and boundaries of the counseling relationship as well as the important aspects of the Telemental Health services and how it may impact the client.  During this session, the provider will get a feel for the client's needs to ensure that Telemental Health services are appropriate.  There are some clients that may not be a good fit for Telemental Health Services, this will be discussed during the first session.

How do I set up an appointment?

You may set up your appointment, just like you would any face to face appointment!  Contact us today and clarify that you would like to participate in Telemental Health Services.