Teletherapy offered by Urban Balance means more accessible therapy choices. Clients can now securely receive counseling with select UB therapists online using UB’s enhanced video and phone service. More and more insurance companies are reimbursing for telecounseling including Magellan, Cigna, and UBH.
Urban Balance provides teletherapy services as a short-term solution for counseling needs, and shouldn’t be considered a substitute for traditional therapy services. Payment for teletherapy can be completed by visiting our online payment portal.
Telecounseling & Teletherapy:
- Individuals, Couples & Family Counseling
- Skills-Based Training (Mindfulness, DBT, etc.)
- Psychoeducation (Stress Management, Anger Management, etc.)
- Career Counseling
- Solution-Focused Treatment
Telemental health services provided by Urban Balance are conducted according to the highest clinical and ethical standards.
Clients are assessed for appropriateness for treatment via telehealth and only the services that can be provided effectively through the video format are provided. Clients must be located in the state where the clinician is licensed.
Frequently Asked Questions About Teletherapy and Video Counseling Services
What is teletherapy from Urban Balance?
UB’s new remote counseling service provides therapy care through live and interactive video conferencing.
Why choose teletherapy services?
Telecounseling improves access to mental health care by helping clients overcome scheduling limitations as well as restrictions on their mobility, and transportation difficulties.
Is it an effective method for providing client care?
Yes. Research for over 60 years has showed it is a feasible and acceptable method to deliver mental health services, with clinical outcomes that are similar to in-person treatment. Proven effective across different treatment settings and for a wide range of client populations and ages.
Who can benefit using teletherapy services?
All clients in need of mental health care can benefit, however patients and communities that face barriers to accessing healthcare services particularly benefit from telemental health.
Is teletherapy a secure method?
Yes. We use a HIPAA-compliant video platform that protects the privacy of clients and the confidentiality of personal health information. Our system uses end-to-end encryption, securing our data in transit and rest, and all our systems and policies are protected by a stringent data security access policy.