4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Charge Less For Online Therapy
Today we are going to give you all the reasons your value doesn’t change with online therapy and why you shouldn’t charge less for it.
A huge reason private practices fail is that they are charging too little. Therapists often feel guilty for charging what they deserve or even charge less to stay competitive.
Recent events have made life change, because of this, teletherapy is rising. Along with teletherapy has been proven to be just as effective as face-to-face.
Teletherapy is here to stay.
Here is the link to the Columbia University study if you want to read that more in-depth.
1. The value you provide doesn’t change
Research shows that teletherapy is just as effective as face-to-face. You have the same level of experience as you did before. Why would you cut your value down?
When you charge less you are saying you are of less value. May even give you more time to pursue your degree higher, adding more value to you!
2. There are hidden costs to online therapy
You need the proper equipment to work online.
- HIPAA compliant website
- teletherapy software
- HIPAA compliant email
- ability to accept online payments
Any savings you may be able to gain will more than likely be invested back into your business.
3. Online therapy has its own difficulties
There will be internet problems at some point, if you are having some of those currently click here for our blog on how to fix that.
Having trouble truly reading your client as a whole.
4. Teletherapy is easier for the client
Your client is getting the comfort of speaking to you from anywhere.
They aren’t having to travel to your office.
Don’t have the risk of being seen by anyone trying to get to your office.
Leave us some comments on what you all think of charging the same for teletherapy and your reasoning is for that.
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