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Are Betterhelp therapists certified? Talkspace Demi Lovato… From the point of view that i am a licensed psychotherapist and i had a private practice for 20 years helping individuals recuperate from stress and anxiety and injury and then likewise from the point of view that i’ve used better help as a client so today i’m going to discuss what it requires a psychotherapist in the u.s and what it requires a much better health therapist i likewise want to reveal you a bit of a technique on the better help site that permits you to look at who the therapists are in your area read their profiles and pick one that resonates with you so it’s something that’s a little bit not quite concealed but type of concealed on the website and i’m going to show you at the end and in between i also want to address some criticisms that i have actually heard of better help therapists and i have actually listened to on youtube review videos so let’s get started so i very first wish to make it clear that betterhelp just works with licensed experts and they match individuals with a certified expert in your own state since in the u.s we have this function that the therapist requires to be certified in the state where you reside so what does it require licensed now obviously that varies a little bit state by state but i’m going to walk you through what it takes to be accredited in connecticut where i live and after that inform you what else is needed to be a better health therapist so to end up being certified you require an academic degree in among a handful of areas so you might have a psychology phd or a master’s degree in medical social work or marriage and family therapy or professional counseling and after that when you have your graduate degree you require 3 000 hours of direct client experience while you are being monitored by a professional who holds the license you’re looking for and you require a minimum of a hundred hours of guidance with this person in which you discuss how you are supplying treatment to your clients so generally achieving this lots of scientific hours and this much guidance probably averages around three or 4 years of experience to get the clinical hours to even then sit for the written examination and after that you sit for the written examination and after that if you pass you get licensed so that’s what’s required to be accredited as a psychotherapist in connecticut and then if you wish to work for better help you need a minimum of three years of experience after you’ve been certified so you are definitely not getting interns on better help you’re getting a therapist with a graduate degree a strong number of medical hours and a minimum of three years of experience after they have actually been certified so there’s

 

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a very popular video on youtube which slams better help therapists and calls them lay therapists which is simply not true and the factor she calls them late counselors i wish to speak about that briefly is she states one they do not prescribe medication and 2 they do not deal with court orders so let me address those two things because in the u.s as a psychotherapist you can not recommend medication unless you also happen to be an md or an lprn the only individuals in the united states who can prescribe psychiatric medications or medical doctors could be your family doctor or a psychiatrist or a licensed expert nurse who’s had particular training in psychiatric medications so those are the only 2 kinds of people who can prescribe medication the vast majority of psychotherapists do not prescribe medication due to the fact that they do not hold those other degrees and where i live really extremely couple of psychiatrists also do treatment most psychiatrists focus on prescribing the medication and leave the therapy to the psychotherapists so that is not a legitimate criticism and then the second criticism that they don’t handle court orders i will inform you in my own private practice i actually tried to prevent handling court orders and i will show you why most of the time what would take place is i would get a phone call from somebody who would be in a panic asking to have 5 sessions in a week because they needed to go to court next week and they were trying to fulfill the requirement that they had received most likely 5 or six months back now i comprehend that this occurs i truly do however that’s not really treatment that’s actually doing something to satisfy a court order and it’s not the kind of work i ever did and probably for many court-ordered treatment there are community agencies that can provide that type of therapy in a more Talkspace Demi Lovato

effective manner so i simply wished to deal with those 2 criticisms because i do not feel they stand so prior to i show you this little technique on the site for better help in regards to having the ability to discover somebody in your own location that you resonate with i want to say 2 things one is that the fit between you and a therapist is super crucial and the style of a therapist makes a huge difference how comfy you feel with them how safe you feel with them and you might go to someone who has an extremely costly rate at a private practice and still not enjoy with the therapist right i’ve had customers who have actually concerned me after seeing somebody in my area where they were paying a high private practice rate and they enter my workplace and they ‘d say my previous therapist did nothing however talk about herself well that’s not suitable so if that happens to you either with a private practice or a community company or on better help switch therapists and if a therapist ever does something outright you can report it to the state licensing board so definitely the quality of the therapist varies no matter what their training or background and you need to find someone who’s a great fit for you and really among the advantages i feel of the better health platform is that you have this capability to quickly switch therapists so there’s some responsibility in that since undoubtedly if better help has a therapist and people are constantly changing away from that individual they get that feedback right if you go to somebody in a private practice what do you inform and after that it’s extremely tough to discover evaluations unless you get a personal suggestion to a private practice therapist so i do believe that’s sort of a benefit of the better help platform that you can check out reviews you can write a review you can supply feedback and you can change therapists if you need to so prior to i share with you how you can go onto the betterhelp platform and select a therapist who resonates for you in your location however i do have a link listed below this video that offers you with 10 off your first month i am an affiliate of better help i am not a therapist on the platform and i no longer handle psychotherapy clients just as an fyi since i get that question a lot however i connected with them because

 

individuals all over the nation and really all over the world contact me routinely to state that they don’t have access to mental health services so better help supply service in 140 different nations 40 different languages i remain in positioning with their objective so there is a link listed below this video that will offer you 10 percent off your very first month so if you go to the betterhelp.com website you really don’t get the option up here to put your postal code in and see what therapists are available you have to scroll all the way to the bottom and you’ll see here discover a therapist so you can put in any city in the united states i’m going to select baltimore maryland i don’t live there i do not understand any therapists there but i’m simply going to try it and you will get an entire host of therapists and you can take a look and again i don’t know these people i’m not promoting them in any way i’m simply revealing you how you can evaluate to see who the therapists are that are available in your location prior to registering and then if you actually liked this therapist or say here dr veronica wanza she concentrates on stress anxiety lgbt relationship issues trauma and abuse self-esteem 7 years of experience each therapist composes a little paragraph to explain what type of work that they do and then you can click the therapist who you go and like through the procedure to make an application for this therapist so many people registering for better help go here what kind of therapy are you searching for so say it’s private and after that you choose your gender and then your age and you go through a whole series of concerns and then what issues you are entering treatment for so this would be the way many individuals get better help and you complete the form and after that they get back to you with a therapist that they recommend or you can attempt the other route now obviously with the other route you will not know if that therapist has availability however it does permit you to truly screen for therapists the same way that you would on psychology today or any other treatment website so i think that’s a really useful function on the betterhelp platform so then i put in connecticut just to screen through what therapists are available in my area of connecticut and i’m just going to click this person here for a second joseph dickerson so once again it provides you his individual statement about his focus in counseling it tells you what his specialties are what his scientific methods are so this person works with cognitive behavior modification has 32 years of experience works with the messaging the live chat the phone the video provides you his licensing number in connecticut and then you can click work with me so comment below let me understand if this video was practical for you let me know if you have actually used a better help therapist and what you felt whether you felt they were well qualified or not and i genuinely hope this video was useful to you if yes please do offer it a like please share it with someone you believe it may benefit and subscribe to my channel if you’re not subscribed if you are new to this channel take a look i have a vast array of videos on cognitive behavioral therapy emdr and general how to live a more happy life so i weave together mindfulness Talkspace Demi Lovato