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What is Maven Online?
Maven is a telebehavioral health program offered through Columbia Treatment Center. Telebehavioral health is the delivery of professional counseling services through online video conferencing. The provider is situated in their private office using state of the art, secure, HITECH, and HIPAA-compliant technology. The client receives services in the comfort of their own space using a compatible laptop, tablet, computer, or smartphone.
View Maven Overview (PDF flyer)
Why Choose Online Counseling?
- Discretion and Privacy
- Proven Effectiveness/Empirical Evidence
What Services are Available? (must be clinically appropriate)
- Evaluations / initial consultation
- Recovery Coaching
- Individual Counseling
- Anger Management Counseling
How to Prepare and What to Expect
Initial Screening and Scheduling
Call our office or talk with your counselor about making an appointment. Together, we will be able to determine if the on-line platform is appropriate for your particular situation. We will then schedule your appointment and send you SPECIFIC instructions on preparing for your first session. These instructions will include the following (our experienced staff will review with you):
- Paperwork process
- Setting up your device for the session/setting up your custom therapeutic platform
- Instructions for entering the virtual counseling session
- Payment options and procedures
Legal and Regulatory Issues
We follow best practice guidelines and technical standards in accordance with the American Telemedicine Association. Our platform, Adaptive Telehealth, is HIPAA and HITECH compliant. All Maryland regulations are followed. All practitioners are appropriately licensed. Behavioral Health Innovation (BHI) provided program design and development consultation.HOW TO USE MAVEN ONLINE
Payment must be made at the time of scheduling.