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Frequently Asked Questions

What is tele-therapy?

Tele-therapy is an online counseling service from the comfort of your home or from anywhere you choose to be. The services are provided confidentially using video conferencing that is HIPAA compliant.  This is a virtual face-to-face setting that is similar to Skype.

Is Tele-therapy Effective?

Teletherapy is best suited for those who suffer from anxiety, depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Research has demonstrated the effectiveness in tele-therapy using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as effective as in traditional settings (Tutty, Spangler, Poppleton, Ludman, & Simon 2010).  Tugoose, Ashwick, and Murphy (2017) found that tele-therapy is as effective than traditional in person counseling in helping reduce the symptoms of PTSD.

Will My insurance pay for Tele-therapy?

At this time we are offering self-pay services. If you wish to use your insurance you need to follow up with them to see if your plan covers online therapy. Currently in person insurance accepted:

Aetna
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
ComPsych
Magellan Behavioral Health
Medicaid
Medicare
Superior Health Plan
UnitedHealthcare, 

Meet the Therapist

Nancy E. Giraldo, LCSW, CCTP

Nancy E. Giraldo is an experienced bilingual therapist working with children, adolescents, families, couples and individual adults on a variety of issues. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator. She believes in helping individuals find meaning and purpose in their lives. She is a strategic thinker and enjoys delving into the conflicts people are facing and helping them find solutions. She believes in connection and loves assisting in bridge-building between families and couples. She is always seeking new information on the best treatment methods and is a lifelong learner.  

She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Southwestern Adventist University, a master’s degree in social work with an emphasis in clinical practice from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a secondary master’s degree in applied psychology from Walden University.  

Treatment Orientation:
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Culturally Sensitive, Family / Marital, Family Systems, Gottman Method, Humanistic, Interpersonal, Multicultural, Play Therapy Techniques

Top 5 Strengths:
Connectedness, Intellection, Input, Responsibility, Empathy 

What is the cost?

One 45 minutes sessions for Texas residents are $80 (person must be in the state to participate). Check out https://oklahomateletherapy.com for services in Oklahoma.

How to make an appointment online?

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