IS TELETHERAPY AS EFFECTIVE AS IN-PERSON THERAPY?
Yes, once the client is deemed appropriate for Teletherapy sessions, goals are set and every session is structured to work towards achieving these goals. Just like the physical sessions progress is achieved over a period of time.
WHICH GADGET CAN I USE FOR TELETHERAPY?
The client and the therapist can use a smart phone, laptop, IPAD and Tablet. One important thing that should be considered is the built-in-camera, microphone and speaker should be working.
HOW CAN YOU KNOW IF A CLIENT IS APPROPRIATE FOR TELETHERAPY?
Through an initial consultation where the therapist will check on the client’s needs and capabilities. The therapist shall use their clinical judgment to decide if the client will benefit from Teletherapy.
HOW LONG IS A TELETHERAPY SESSION?
The length is time depends on each therapist and client. Some clients can concentrate for an hour and some can only concentrate for 30 minutes. So the therapist can schedule 30 minutes sessions twice a week.
IS TELETHERAPY APPROPRIATE FOR OLDER CHILDREN ONLY?
No, Teletherapy is for all aged children, for younger children and infant the parents/caregiver shall be the facilitators at home. The parents will be guided through the various sessions on what to do.
WHICH ENVIRONMENT IS CONDUCIVE FOR TELETHERAPY?
Both the client and the therapist should have a distraction free environment. In addition the therapist should ensure they use a room that will ensure privacy of the session.