Frequently Asked Questions about Telemental Health and Kids

Parents have a lot of questions when bringing their children for therapy services, and this has never been more true than with the rise of telehealth. It can already be anxiety-provoking to reach out, and combined with navigating technology and “doing therapy” in a different way than what you might be used to is scary.

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Some co-workers and I put together a list of frequently asked questions that parents have about telemental health for their kids, and I thought I would share it. Most of the information here is general, so other therapists can feel free to use this when developing their own FAQ for parents. I do have many parents ask about my qualifications, so this document is specific to my practice, but you can use this as a starting point in your work.

You can download Frequently Asked Questions about Telemental Health and Kids here:

Although I currently have a full caseload (I’m writing this as of December 9, 2020), those in South Dakota who are in need of therapy services during this time can reach out to Sioux Falls Psychological Services for an appointment.

Published by Dr Marschall

Dr. Amy Marschall received her Psy.D. from the University of Hartford in September 2015. Her clinical interests are varied and include child and adolescent therapy, TF-CBT, rural psychology, telemental health, sexual and domestic violence, psychological assessment, and mental illness prevention. Dr. Marschall presently works in the Child and Adolescent Therapy Clinic at Sioux Falls Psychological Services in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where she provides individual and family therapy and psychological assessment to children, adolescents, and college students. She also facilitates an art therapy group for adolescents and college students with anxiety and depression. Dr. Amy Marschall is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Telemental Health.

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