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Teletherapy has been around for more than two decades and can be delivered through videoconferencing, phone or online messaging.
Alternate terms for teletherapy include telebehavioral health, telepsychiatry, e-behavioral health, telemental health, e-care and telecare.
Multiple peer-reviewed studies, including several meta-analyses, show that teletherapy is as effective as in-person therapy for certain conditions.
Question 1: What are the most common misconceptions about teletherapy services for college students?
“With teletherapy still being relatively new to colleges and consumers, there is often the misconception that this is a new type of healthcare service in itself. But teletherapy is just a means of providing therapy as we’ve known it through a medium that creates more access for more students.”
—Cody Semrau, founder and CEO, BetterMynd
A handful of university medical centers around the country offer telemedicine services to the broader community.
Typically, these services are designed to provide options for people who live in remote areas and tend to have less access to health specialists.
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