Virtual / Telehealth Therapy – FAQ
Do you provide virtual therapy?
GroundWork is pleased to provide virtual sessions to current and new clients residing in Florida, Maine, Vermont, South Carolina and Montana.
What ages do you see virtually?
We provide telehealth therapy for ages 9+. For parents seeking support for younger children parenting sessions can be provided.
Do you not see certain populations virtually?
We do not see actively suicidal patients virtually. We also do not provide virtual couples therapy.
What are the fees for virtual therapy / Can I use insurance?
Virtual therapy is billed at the same rate as in-person visits; please view our rates & information page for additional information on our rates and insurance policies.
How do I meet with my therapist for a virtual appointment?
GroundWork utilizes a user-friendly HIPAA compliant and secure platform specifically for telehealth appointments. You will be provided a link/url when your appointment is confirmed, you simply login, and your therapist will start the appointment (nothing to download).
Do I need anything specific for a virtual appointment?
You need a confidential location, and a strong internet connection.
Is virtual therapy as effective as in-person visits?
Telehealth offers the same evidence-based therapy that is available in office visits, making it a more accessible and convenient option for those receiving therapy. Studies have shown that telehealth therapy is as effective as in-person therapy sessions.
What if I feel like its awkward?
This can be a common concern regarding virtual appointments; be assured that our therapists have significant experience (over 4+ years) providing virtual appointments, and will make you feel extremely comfortable with the format.
Are there benefits of virtual therapy?
Over the past years our therapists have discovered that virtual therapy can be extremely beneficial to certain populations, specially those with phobias and OCD. This is because virtual therapy acts similar to a “home visit” and therapy can be provided in the client’s natural environment.