Understanding Telehealth’s Role in a New Counseling Landscape

Date and time:
Friday, Dec. 09, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST to
Friday, Dec. 09, 2022 at 02:00 pm EST

The purpose of this training is to educate practitioners on the benefits and risks of engaging clients with telehealth-based therapeutic interventions. Ways to establish rapport with clients through telehealth, best practices for determining effective interventions, when to refer out of to a higher LOC. The training will also discuss some of the pitfalls of telehealth such as client abandonment, retention, and lack of investment/engagement. We will end with discussing the movement towards the future and what that means for us as providers.

This training will be led by: Lyndsie Smith, LPCC, LICDC

Lyndsie Smith is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the state of Ohio. She also holds her Independent Chemical Dependency License (LICDC) and has vast experience working with diverse populations in both inpatient and outpatient chemical dependency and mental health settings.

A graduate of Youngstown State University’s Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Program in 2017, she has spent most of her career working with individuals that struggle with problematic substance use. Lyndsie has worked in multiple inpatient/hospital settings specifically working with Transitional Aged Youth. It was here that she discovered her passion for assisting this population with discovering ways to achieve their behavioral health and sobriety goals.

Lyndsie continues to work in the state of Ohio and is currently in private practice.