Mental Health Providers Adjust to Provide Services During Pandemic
Throughout the country, people are trading in their therapist's couch for their living room couch and not by choice.
Social distancing required by the fight against COVID-19 means the end of in-person counselling for many people.
Berkshire County's Brien Center moved all of its psychotherapists to a telehealth model last week, according to the agency's vice president of service operations.
It's not ideal, but it is better than the alternative.
Last week, the state directed that telehealth — consultations by phone or video conferencing platforms — be covered by health insurance in Massachusetts.
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