A demanding schedule, non-reliable transportation, lack of childcare, limited mobility, located outside the area or preference of the comfort of your chosen surroundings are often reasons some choose not to seek counseling after identifying the need.
Online counseling allows flexibility, comfort and convenience of receiving quality therapy from your home or office through encrypted, secure video conferencing.
Natalie is a Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider (BC-TMH) and has been uniquely trained in best practices for delivering traditional counseling through technological means. BC-TMHs have met nationally established distance counseling criteria and adhere to the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Code of Ethics and Policy regarding the provision of distance professional services. Per state regulations, therapists must be licensed in the state(s) where the client is located. Natalie is currently licensed in Florida.
Confidentiality and privacy are protected through a HIPAA compliant platform, Doxy.me. Doxy.me is easy to use and works in Chrome without requiring downloads. All you need is a computer with a web camera, high speed internet, and a comfortable, private place you can talk without interruptions. At the time of your appointment, you log in to the video platform (Doxy.me) and enter the virtual waiting room, then you will receive a video call to answer and the session begins.
Online counseling is not an appropriate treatment for all clients; therefore, clients are initially screened for appropriateness. If you are not sure whether online counseling is a good fit for you, please feel free to contact me to discuss further.