The process of providing health care from a distance through technology, often using videoconferencing. Teletherapy, a subset of telemedicine, can involve providing a range of services including psychiatric evaluations, therapy (individual therapy, family therapy), and patient education. Teletherapy can involve direct interaction between a therapist and the client. Mental health care can be delivered in a live, interactive communication. Video-based teletherapy helps meet clients’ needs for convenient, affordable and readily-accessible mental health services. You must be in the same State that the therapist is licensed to practice.