Tip Sheet: Burnout and Virtual Fatigue in Teletherapy
Collaborating TTC: Central East MHTTC
August 5, 2020
Teletherapy connects clients to vital health care services through virtual formats, phone, or via other online or electronic means. Videoconference-based psychotherapy can contribute to burnout due to the number of sessions held in a day, the extended time spent looking at a screen, the trials that come with working with clients in an online setting, and other challenges. This tip sheet (the third of a three-part set) offers strategies for ensuring behavioral health provider self-care and well-being.