EverBetter's teletherapy program provides thorough counseling to parents of troubled adolescents.
FREMONT, CA: Due to the absence of viable therapies and the requirement for required social distance, telemedicine has emerged as the most secure method of interacting with patients, both infected and uninfected, and professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Several evidence-based scenarios have been proposed to use telemedicine in the healthcare industry. EverBetter, a comprehensive teletherapy mental health program for parents of tweens, teens, and young adults who are experiencing behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, or concerns about alcohol/substance use, has come up with a new online platform and mobile app that connects patients with licensed clinicians. Patients access the session via the EverBetter mobile app or the EverBetter desktop application; the entire session is conducted remotely and in real-time. This enables parents to obtain vital support and information that will guide their children through whatever issues they may encounter, regardless of their physical location.
President of EverBetter, Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, states "So many families have been thrown into turmoil by COVID, and we're seeing record levels of anxiety and depression among tweens and teens nationwide. Parents need more support than ever before, and we are thrilled to be able to offer them a confidential, cost-effective, and convenient way to connect with top-flight licensed clinicians."
After the number of mental health emergencies increased in the United States due to the opioid crisis and the COVID-19 outbreak, the EverBetter team was inspired to embark on a new mission: to provide parents with adequate and convenient access to a comprehensive therapeutic resource. The team strives to create a safe, confidential atmosphere where concerned parents and caregivers can access information and guidance.
EverBetter is not a family therapy program; rather, it collaborates with mental health specialists dedicated to arming parents with the tools necessary to facilitate the timely diagnosis, treatment, and resolution of adolescent behavioral disorders.
EverBetter's major objective is to connect parents with seasoned professionals who possess the education, training, temperament, and experience necessary to help them through their specific set of circumstances. Parents are not randomly allocated a physician or paired with one using a computerized algorithm using EverBetter. Rather than that, the EverBetter team carefully considers each parent's unique preferences and needs and then applies decades of industry expertise caring for families to inform individualized matching.
As Dr. Rachelle Hansen, Clinical Director of EverBetter, comments, "EverBetter has highly skilled, experienced and carefully screened mental health professionals who are supported by our case management team of accomplished social workers with decades of experience helping teens and families find local referrals in emergency situations. Unlike telehealth sites that use an algorithm or randomly assign clinicians to consumers, EverBetter's experienced clinical team hand selects each clinician and facilitates an introduction to ensure the best match."