How is teletherapy different from traditional therapy?

Teletherapy provides a flexible and accessible alternative to in-person mental health care and can be a good fit for many individuals. Teletherapy is often an ideal choice for families with busy schedules, as it eliminates the need for driving to/from a clinician's office.

For many adolescents and young adults familiar with accessing a wide range of services on their phones or other devices and unfamiliar with talking in-person with an unknown adult, teletherapy may provide a more accessible and comfortable way to initiate mental health care. Research indicates that mental health outcomes for most common symptoms (including depression and anxiety) are as good via teletherapy as via traditional in-person therapy.