What is Vets Treating Vets?
Vets Treating Vets, Inc. is a telemental health platform designed specifically for veterans like you.
Experience the convenience of skipping the traditional office visit by connecting with a licensed clinician from the comfort of your own home. The VTV app allows you to videoconference with your dedicated clinician using your smartphone, tablet, or home computer. No travel, no waiting rooms—just simple convenience.
Our professional, licensed clinicians
are here for you.
By joining Vets Treating Vets, Inc., you will have access to our virtual network of licensed clinicians. Every clinician in our network is a veteran and has met our high standards for acceptance into the VTV program. Rest assured that you will be in good hands.
Frequently Asked Questions
VTV or Vets Treating Vets, Inc., is an innovative virtual counseling platform for US veterans by US veterans. VTV is committed to change the way people with life threatening issues can get convenient, discreet and affordable access to life saving mental health treatment by licensed clinicians who are veterans themselves. This service is also offered to immediate dependents. VTV makes professional counseling available anytime, anywhere, through a computer, tablet or smartphone without any delay.
After you sign up, experts at VTV will match you to an available clinician who fits your military service branch, similar time in serve objectives, preferences, and the type of issues you are dealing. Different clinicians have different approaches and areas of focus, and VTV believes in finding the right veteran clinician for you, making sure you get the best results possible. At VTV, We have found that we are able to provide a successful match most of the time; however, if you start the process and you feel your clinician isn’t a good fit for you, you may elect to be matched to a different clinician. Because at VTV believe in a flexible and effective treatment which is only possible if you get the best of the best.
Vets Treating Vets’ Clinicians are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited psychologists (PhD / PsyD), marriage and family therapists (LMFT), clinical social workers (LCSW / LMSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of them have a master’s degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field. They have been qualified and certified by their state’s professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice.
With different experiences, expertise and background all VTV’s clinicians possess a 3 year and 2,000 hours of hands-on experience. A key component to whole VTV platform is that all clinicians MUST be either have served the U.S. Military being a veteran as defined by the Department of Veteran Affairs or an immediate military dependent of a veteran. Because VTV is for US Veterans by US Veterans.
At VTV, we follow a specifically designed criteria which ensures that every service provider we bring to our platform is fully licensed and in great standing. For every clinician to apply for joining VTV it is mandatory to provide proper licensure documentation, proof of identity, and references from other licensed practitioners who have worked with them. Each licensure information is cross-checked with their respective state licensing board. In addition, veteran clinicians must provide verification of military service. VTV uses one of top verification service for authentic and accurate checking, the Defense Manpower Data Center’s (DMDC) Military Verification service to verify if someone is in the military. In addition to checking credentials, each potential clinician needs to complete a case study exam by a licensed clinician and be evaluated in a video interview. The result of this highly efficient 4-5-week process is that only the very best of the clinicians who apply to work through VTV are selected to serve those who have served our great country. VTV prefers transparency and that’s why full licensing information for each clinician is shown, which also makes it easy for you to do your own due diligence on your clinician.
Vets Treating Vets may be right for you if you’re looking to improve the quality of your life and get peace that you deserve. Whenever there is anything that interferes with your mental peace, happiness or prevents you from achieving your goals, we may be able to help. VTV have a highly accurate and efficient way of treating patients that’s why at VTV clinician are specialized in specific issues, such as stress, anxiety, relationships, parenting, depression, addictions, eating, sleeping, trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder, adjustment disorder, anger, family conflicts, LGBT matters, grief, religion, self-esteem and more.
Vets Treating Vets is not the right solution for issues stated below
- You have thoughts of hurting yourself or others
- You are a minor or you are under the care of a legal guardian
- You are in an urgent crisis or an emergency situation
- You have been diagnosed with a severe mental illness, or if you have been advised to be in psychological supervision or psychiatric care
- You were required to undergo therapy or counseling either by a court order or by any other authority
- You do not have a device that can connect to the Internet or you do not have a reliable Internet connection
The cost of counseling through Vets Treating Vets is $160 per month (billed monthly). You can cancel your membership at any time for any reason.
The professionals who work through Vets Treating Vets are licensed and credentialed clinicians who were certified by their state’s board to provide therapy and counseling. However, while the service may have similar benefits, it’s not capable of completely substituting for traditional face-to-face therapy in every case. And most importantly providers aren’t able to make any official diagnosis, to fulfill any court order or prescribe medication.
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