Therapy

Three tips for making the most of telehealth: Therapy from a distance

Author: Dr. Julie Kinn is a clinical psychologist and the deputy director of the Mobile Health Program for the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2).

Starting therapy with a new psychologist or counselor can be difficult. Getting to know your therapist over a video session (telehealth) can be even more awkward and even intimidating. However, there are plenty of good reasons to give telehealth a try.

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The Silence of PTSD - and How to Break It

Author: Donna Cowan is a writer under contract with the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2).

Your wife’s voice and your children’s laughter just seem like background noise. But certain sounds – a car backfiring, the roar of a lawnmower, a shout – are amplified and make you jump. The volume control on your whole world has changed.

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Choose a PTSD Treatment That Works for You

Author: Dr. David Bradshaw is a research psychologist at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2).

A severely traumatic experience affects a person in many ways—physically, mentally, emotionally, socially and spiritually. In many cases, these effects subside within a few weeks, but when they continue, this can result in the changes associated with posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

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In-Home Telehealth—Boldly Going Where Providers Haven’t Gone Before

Author: Cathy McDonald is the staff writer for the National Center for Telehealth & Technology.

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Dealing with Pain

Physical Injury - Dealing with Pain

Dealing with Pain

Controlling pain is an essential step to regaining a sense of well-being after a deployment injury. There are two major categories of pain: chronic and acute. Pain that exists after an injury has healed is called chronic pain.

Adjusting to Injuries

Adjusting to Physical Injury

Adjusting to a deployment injury can be painful and difficult, particularly if the injury was disabling or disfiguring. Adjusting may take months, or even years.

Beg, bribe, or badger: How do I convince my spouse to get help?

Author: Dr. Julie T. Kinn is a clinical psychologist and the Deputy Director of the Mobile Health Program at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2).

Sadness, worry, anger, and substance use become problems when they:

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You should really see a...

Author: Dr. David Cooper is a psychologist at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology.


When someone is looking for psychological health treatment there are a variety of choices in terms of who to see and for what. Here is a quick guide to understanding the difference between types of clinical providers.

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Find the Right Therapist

Author: Dr. Julie T. Kinn is a clinical and research psychologist at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2). She oversees development and utilization of Web-based psychological health resources.

It takes guts to seek help. Going to a therapist's office for the first time can be difficult and even embarrassing. Usually the awkwardness fades away after meeting the therapist. However, finding the right provider can make a world of difference.

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