About this Episode:
A conversation with Rob Reinhardt and Roy Huggins – hosts of the TherapyTech podcast and creators of Person-Centered Tech and Tame Your Practice – on the pearls and perils of using technology in counseling and what counselors are doing right (and wrong) when it comes to incorporating technology into our practice.
Rob Reinhardt, LPCS, M.Ed., NCC has his own successful counseling practice and is CEO of Tame Your Practice. Known for his expertise in reviewing and recommending EHRs for therapists, Rob previously worked in Information Technology for over ten years and has lived around technology his entire life. With a comprehensive mix of technology, clinical, and business experience he can provide consultation and coaching regarding all facets of private practice. Rob is also the creator of Describe, the popular deck of cards and activities that can be used with individuals, families and groups of all ages. He’s also co-host of the popular podcast, TherapyTech with Rob and Roy and a column editor for Counseling Today, the professional magazine published by the American Counseling Association.
Roy Huggins, LPC NCC, is a counselor in private practice who also directs Person-Centered Tech. Roy worked as a professional Web developer for 7 years before changing paths, and makes it his mission to grow clinicians’ understanding of the Internet and other electronic communications mediums for the future of our practices and our professions.
Roy is an adjunct instructor at the Portland State University Counseling program where he teaches Ethics, and is a member of the Zur Institute advisory board. He has acted as a subject matter expert on HIPAA, security and clinical use of technology for Counseling licensure boards and both state and national mental health professional organizations. He has co-authored or authored 2 book chapters, and he routinely consults with mental health colleagues on ethical and practical issues surrounding tech in clinical practice. He served for 5 years on the board of the Oregon Mental Health Counselors Association and then the Oregon Counseling Association as the Technology Committee Chair.
He really likes this stuff.
Links and References:
The APA Citation for this Episode:
Shook, M. (Producer). (2018, April 10). The Tech-Savvy Counselor: A Conversation with TherapyTech’s Rob Reinhardt and Roy Huggins [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://wp.me/p7R6fn-nR.
Thanks to the Following:
EP26: Technology, HIPAA/HITECH, and Tele-mental Health – An Overview of Practical and Ethical Considerations with Tyler Wilkinson
A conversation with Dr. Tyler Wilkinson - Assistant Professor and Coordinator Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Mercer University - on the influence of technology in counseling, distilling HIPAA/HITECH for practical application, and ethical best practices...