Due to COVID-19 I will be seeing people via HIPPA secure Tele-Health Sessions
I have moved all appointments to televideo. If you log into your portal you should see your new “location” as video. Your reminder for next week’s appointment will include a link to the video “room”.
Telehealth sessions are currently part of your client portal. You do not need any special software but will need to download the application prior to our session. The information needed to download the application will come with your private video link to the “room”. Just a computer or phone with a camera.
Your reminder will include the “room” link and I will contact you via this link when it is time for our session.
If you have a reason to be stopping by the office, please know that masks are required. If you do not have one, I have some disposable masks you can use. I have also completed the San Juan Basin Health Department’s certification and have posted signage in accordance with their suggested policies and practices.
Telehealth & Client Portal PDF Guides
If you do not have a computer or phone with video capabilities please let me know and we will figure out how to meet for your scheduled session. I will call you from the “room” using this streaming service and we will have our session from the comforts of our own spaces. This helps make sure we are caring for our neighbors and those who may be at high risk for complications of COVID-19.
Resources and Continuing to Be Social
For many it is a difficult time. Please make sure you are getting enough “social time” through other avenues like technology, getting outside or in the sun daily, getting enough sleep, but not too much, are getting daily movement in, and are working to eat well.
It is also helpful to set up a routine for yourself. Routines help us feel safe.
On the resources page, you will find my Spotify playlists, Pinterest boards, and YouTube channel where you will find a number of videos to help remind you of your therapy exercises and skills and keep you working toward healthy coping when we are not together in the treatment room. I also have links to the videos and meditation pages above as well.
I know this is difficult and I am grateful you are willing to work through this time with me. I will do my best to make sure I am ready, technology is running smoothly, and we have a great session even though we are miles apart. I conduct a number of sessions via telehealth already, but this will be the first time all my sessions are on video. I am learning alongside you during this time. I am glad technology allows us to continue support during this uncertainty.
All Doing Our Part
By slowing the transmission we help our community, especially our health care workers, stay on top of helping and we increase the supplies and services for those most in need. I know this is a very hard time for many of us and we are all working to remain focused on taking care of ourselves and our neighbors. By doing our individual part we help our community be stronger and more resilient to the stressors of this virus and all the surround chaos we are experiencing.
Please remember to practice good hygiene and wash your hands … A LOT!!! The tricky thing about COVID-19 is that the incubation period is 2-14 days; people can be infective and contagious before they even show symptoms. Thus, the broad spectrum recommendations for social distancing and wide spread closures in order to attempt to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus.
The CDC is continually updating its recommendations regarding COVID-19. Visit their website for the most up-to-date information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html You may also call CO Help at 1-877-462-2911 for general COVID-19 questions.