“Agh! My eyes and neck hurt after a day of teletherapy sessions!”

We hear your cries, oh colleagues! Doing therapy over videoconferencing definitely has the potential to tax one’s muscles — especially if you’re using the wrong body mechanics. And what’s more is that the kinds of changes which can help you avoid strain and fatigue can also help you deliver better clinical services. Watch the video to learn more!

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A Summary of the Points

Monitor Size and Seating Distance

  • A larger monitor lets you sit further back and relax both your eyes and your body.
  • The larger monitor also improves your ability to assess affect and mental status.

It’s Not a Corporate Meeting

Therapy sessions are different from meetings. You don’t need or want the same postures in both contexts.

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