Delivery of evidence-based psychotherapy via video telehealth

Daniel F. Gros, Leslie A. Morland, Carolyn J. Greene, Ron Acierno, Martha Strachan, Leonard E. Egede, Peter W. Tuerk, Hugh Myrick, B. Christopher Frueh

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There has been increasing interest in using video telehealth to deliver evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs). Telehealth may have numerous advantages over standard in-person care, including decreasing patients' and providers' costs and increasing system coverage area. However, little is known regarding the effectiveness of EBPs via video telehealth. This review had two goals, including a review of the existing literature and ongoing research on using video telehealth technologies to deliver EBPs as well as an informal survey of telehealth experts to discuss the special considerations and challenges present in adapting practices to video telehealth. Together, findings suggest that telehealth practices could represent an important component of the future of psychotherapy and clinical practice, especially in dissemination and implementation of EBPs in traditionally underserved areas and populations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)506-521
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2013


  • Evidence-based
  • Psychotherapy
  • Telehealth
  • Telemental health
  • Telepsychiatry
  • Telepsychology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology


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