As pandemic time extends, so does use of telehealth
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Social worker Jayme Sullivan treats people with borderline personality disorder – a mental illness that leaves them teetering between neurosis and psychosis, and battered by virulent emotions.
During the coronavirus, her one-on-one therapy sessions with patients – who are in a year of training to learn coping skills – takes place via telehealth: Video and voice conferencing by computer or phone. There is no soft lighting, soothing music or comfortable sofa, other than what they have at home.