I hope you are well and taking care of yourself. In light of the COVID-19 and the Governor’s Stay at Home Order I have implemented Teletherapy effective Monday, March 23, 2020. Through this transition I will conduct all of my sessions through Video on Doxy.me
Doxy.me is a very simple and secure platform that is used by both therapists and physicians that is HIPPA compliant.
My session fees will remain the same. Click here for Fees
There is no additional cost to use Doxy.me
I will resume face to face counseling as soon as it is considered safe to do so.
For doxy.me Facts and Information: Click the following link. https://doxy.me/patients
Before Your First Online Session:
Choose a Device: Computer (with camera, mic, and speaker-larger screen is preferable), smartphone, or tablet works. Earbuds may be helpful, but not required. You can buy a splitter if you want your partner to use ear buds with you. If you do use a smart phone or tablet, make sure it captures your face(s), and that it is secure so that you are not constantly moving. (It might make me dizzy.)
Secure Internet: Ethernet connection is preferred, but Wi-Fi works as well. (Firefox and Chrome work best, but Safari also works.)
Obtain Privacy: Choose a location and/or time that affords you privacy and limited distractions.
Teletherapy Informed Consent: Prior to your first video session, a Teletherapy Disclosure Consent form will be emailed. Please read, complete/sign, and return to me by email or regular mail.
Review: “How to check in for your video visit” by clicking Check-In.
Check In for Your Appointment:
I will send you an email prior to your first appointment that will provide a link to my waiting room.
If prompted, click the box that says turn on microphone and camera.
I will join with you after you are checked into the waiting room. (If you are a couple, please make sure that I can see both of you.)
Scheduling Appointments: You may continue to scheduling appointments by calling me at (225)928-8557. If you are interested in possibly scheduling an appointment for the first time, please call to discuss your reason for seeking counseling and an opportunity to ask any questions that you may have.
Payments: Payments may be made over the phone by Credit Card or by mailing a check.