Today’s society is all about convenience. Fast food, drive-thru coffee and pharmacies, grocery delivery, and online shopping to avoid the holiday crowds are growing in popularity. If you wanted to be a recluse, our society is set up for you. You can interact online, work from home, and get everything you need to lead a comfortable lifestyle without ever having to cross the threshold of your home.
Odds are, not many of us will opt for the reclusive lifestyle. Still, with everything literally a few clicks away, it would behoove businesses to take note. Dr. Lara Dye, a clinical psychologist specializing in childhood trauma and process addictions, recognizes the desire for this convenience with regards to mental health services. Hence, she has started a new telehealth option where patients can receive treatment remotely via an Internet connection. Contact her today for options.
WHO IS TELEHEALTH SERVICES FOR?
- Homebound. While many of us may not choose to leave our homes, for the elderly and disabled segment of our population, this is not a choice. In order to reach these patients who need therapy, telehealth is a viable option to get them the help they need.
- Those who are embarrassed. Therapy holds a stigma that many cannot overcome. Some people think of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest when you mention you’re seeing a therapist, and immediately, they are judged or even heckled. These individuals would not otherwise see a licensed therapist without the telehealth option.
- Rural areas. Outside of the cities, America is primarily rural. Qualified mental health therapists could be hundreds of miles away, making seeing a therapist impractical. Telehealth services are the only treatment option available.
- Non-conventional work hours. With the advent of the Internet, the world of 24/7 services has taken root. Humans are still required to run these 24/7 services, which means more people are working unconventional hours such as nights and weekends. Telehealth allows the patient to receive treatment on his or her schedule.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF TELEHEALTH?
- Convenience. A lot of people are nervous when seeing a therapist, especially if it’s for the first time. Being at home in an environment the patient is familiar with can help facilitate therapy as well as speed up the process since patients are more apt to reveal more when in a comfortable, safe place.
- Access to the best therapists. Many therapists specialize in different facets of mental health such as addiction, couples counseling, or anger issues, and being in a rural area makes it difficult to access the best therapists. Telehealth eliminates miles and boundaries, and gets patients the help they need.
- Savings. Telehealth saves patients time and money in traveling to the professional therapists home. Furthermore, some therapists may offer discounts on their services as well for using telehealth services.
Clinical psychologist, Dr. Lara Dye, is passionate about her patients. Her mission is to help them heal by providing the tools they need. She is working towards her CSAT (certified sex addiction therapist) and has extensive experience treating childhood trauma that had led to process addictions. By breaking down the defenses formed from childhood trauma, the patient can move forward with healthy relationships.
Dr. Lara Dye has begun telehealth services for her patients. Substance addictions, similar to process addictions, which is an addiction to processes (eating, gambling, shopping, etc), are treatable as well. If you suffer from substance addictions such as alcohol or drug addictions, Dr. Lara’s therapy services can help. If you are interested in receiving treatment for a variety of issues from PTSD treatment, sex therapy and love addiction to relationship counseling, Dr. Lara Dye can help. Contact her today for your initial consultation!