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It is the mission of Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC, to provide the highest quality training and consultation to behavioral health professionals and organizations.

 

Telehealth Certification Institute LLC

 

Raymond Barrett created Telehealth Certification Institute LLC in May of 2014 with the goals of providing behavioral health providers with the consultation and training they need. Providing telemental health allows them to reach more clients, expand their practice, and give more people access to mental healthcare.

In its six years, Telehealth Certification Institute has expanded to providing telehealth consultations to several different organizations and more than a dozen courses. These courses include training for the telehealth novice, the experienced practitioner, and everyone in between. Students and trainees have the option to participate in Live-webinars, On-site Courses, and Online Self-study Courses. Telehealth Certification Institute has trained over fourteen thousand clinicians (and counting!), and consistently receives top scores in participant course evaluations.

Due to increased public and governmental interest in telehealth, monetary grants are often available for universities, hospitals, and other organizations to provide their members training in telehealth services. Telehealth Certification Institute participated as a service provider for grant awardees, evaluation, providing consultation, project management, and staff training. Grants for telemental health help increase clinicians' competency in telehealth and overcome barriers to access.

Telehealth Certification Institute is an approved continuing education provider by professional associations such as NBCC, ASWB and NAADAC.

The Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is registered in NY.

 

The Mission, Vision, and Values of Telehealth Certification Institute LLC

Our Mission is to provide the highest quality training and consultation to behavioral health professionals and organizations, because
Our Vision is that all individuals will have access to behavioral health services from clinicians who are qualified to assist with their specific needs, and
Our Values focus on excellence, honesty, fidelity, justice, and a passion for and commitment to improvement.

 

The Founder and CEO

 

Raymond Barrett, CEO, LMHC, LPC, is an expert telemental health consultant and instructor. He has assisted many organizations with creating, launching, and enhancing their telehealth programs, developed several courses on telemental health, and provided speaking engagements nationwide. Consultation clients and trainees find Ray to be very approachable, available, and knowledgeable. As a clinician, Ray has extensively provided telemental health counseling services in private practice, for facilities, and an EAP program.

 

Executive Coordinator

 Photo of Anthony Klosterman

Anthony Klosterman joined Telehealth Certification Institute in 2019 to support the mission of training professionals for success in TeleMental Health and beyond. He has spent the last ten years as a school administrator, children and family programs coordinator, and teacher. One of his greatest satisfactions is to ensure the joy and continued success of those whom he serves--anyone who wants to learn and grow.  Anthony, his wife Loren, and their four children enjoy the outdoors and the company of many animals, both large and small, feathered and furry on their hobby farm in western New York. 

 

  

Administrative Assistant

 

Leslie Carter, BS, MS has provided virtual support for Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC since 2017. She lives in Auburn, Alabama and puts the "tele-" to practical use when providing customer support and general assistance to Ray Barrett and customers located throughout the country. A mathematician by education, life's experiences have Leslie wearing many hats: a virtual assistant, a preschool director, a tutor, and most importantly co-managing her family.

   

 

 

 

Community Outreach Specialist

 Cliff Gates HeadshotCliff Gates supports the Telehealth Certification Institute as a project manager, trainer, and marketing specialist with 20 years of experience in nonprofit fields (including 15 years in pastoral ministry); he specializes in creating new, strategic partnerships between the Telehealth Certification Institute and clinicians/ trainers. A passionate advocate for vulnerable populations, Cliff is co-presenter of the Telehealth Certification Institutes's sexual harassment prevention trainings, a community chaplain, a board member for a local food co-op, and a community organizer for at-risk women and youth.

  

  

Advisory Committee

 
Counselor:

Ed Glauser is a licensed professional counselor in Georgia with over 26 years of counseling experience.  As a Distance Credentialed Counselor, he activity practices distance counseling in private practice, and is a dynamic and engaging educator.Ed currently serves on the Georgia DBHDD (Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities) Leadership Council and Region 2 Board, and is committed to advocating for greater access of telemental health counseling services for underserved populations.

 

 

Board Certified Coach; Approved Clinical Supervisor; Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor; Nationally Certified Counselor and Distance Credentialed Counselor:

 

Ruby L. Blow, MA, LPC, NCC, BCC, CPCS, ACS, DCC is the owner of Development Counts an organization that specializes in the development of mental health professionals. In 2015 she completed 10 years as an adjunct faculty member at Argosy University Atlanta’s counseling program. Her professional mission is to create the space and conditions for people to meet their professional potential. She does this via continuing education workshops; licensure supervision and consultation/coaching services. For the past 20 years, she has provided counseling services for individuals, couples, and families. She is the recipient of the 2012 Counselor Educator of the Year Award by the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia. Her specialty topics include ethics, clinical supervision, telemental health and multicultural factors.

 
 
Psychologist:

Christopher Keller, PsyD is licensed is both a psychologist and a mental health counselor in New York. He is also certified as a Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC). Dr. Keller has experience providing mental health services in a wide variety of settings including Residential Treatment Centers (RTC), a Residential Treatment Facility (RTF), community mental health clinics, group and private practices, and at an Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Treatment Program (IPRT). Currently, he manages an outpatient mental health clinic and is in private practice. His work experience includes providing individual counseling, group counseling, and psychological testing to children, adolescents, and adults. He also provides clinical supervision to licensed professionals, professionals working towards obtaining their license, and to graduate students pursuing their master’s and doctoral degrees in the fields of Mental Health Counseling, Clinical Psychology, and Rehabilitation Counseling. 

 

 

 
Social Worker:

Stephanie E. Moultrie is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Georgia with over 19 years experience.  Mrs. Moultrie is an active telemental health provider, experienced in working with a wide spectrum of clients and organizations.

 

Course was very informative!
David Hopkins
MS, LPC / Thriveworks Woodstock
Informative and brief
Tracy Gilbert
Well designed. informative, comprehensive program broken down into manageable segments.
Dawn M. Miskus
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) / Conscious Counseling & Coaching, Ltd.
This course offered a great overview of TeleMental Health and the important considerations that should be addressed when establishing an online practice.
Helen Geris
Registered Psychotherapist
Wonderful and approachable presenter, great information!
Sabrina Eads
I have completed the course requirements. Thank you a great program of videos and information.
Linda Lovisi-Dwyer
LCSW-R / Linda Lovisi-Dwyer, LCSW-R
Good introduction
Sylvia D. Jessup, MBA, MA
Owner / Sylvia Jessup Counseling Services PLLC
Very clear emergency planning laid out in this course, Helpful for many situation and settings.
Jane Schindler
The course was detailed.
Kelly Villarreal
MFT / Alan Behrman & Associates
EXCELLENT PRESENTATION
DAVID F. CIAMPI, Ph.D., LMHC.
Really chuck full of information and very helpful
Carolyn Spencer
social work
Great course!
Lashonda Jones
Ray's program is engaging and informative. I'm excited to extend my professional reach online.
Pamela Madsen
LAPC / Empower Counseling Center, LLC

Very informative session.

Valrey Richards-Lucas

Video was good, a little slow

Jessica Walraven

This is great material!

Erika T Johnson

Very Informative!!!!

DALAYNA MILLER

Really good training so far!

Erika T Johnson
LAC

Excellent information, extremely generous resources and so well paced. I am really grateful.

Carolyn Spencer
LCSW / Carolyn Spencer

Very thorough and informative

DALAYNA MILLER

This program is very informative and easy to use.

Gania Bruno Harrold
LCSW / IN THERAPY WE TRUST

Love the convenience and easy-to-understand information in this course.

Natalia Gourlay-Fernandez
LAMFT / Rock Springs Positive Coaching, Caring, and Counseling

Very informative. Help give an overview of tele therapy and starting an online practice.

Meg Maginn
L.C.S.W Private Practice / Eating Disorder Associates

The course was easy to follow and provided a lot of valuable insight into the benefits and limitations to teletherapy.

Katie-Ann Magnuson
Mental Heath Therapist / Kwenyan Professional Health Services

Wonderfully compact and rich in information, many areas i had not even considered!

VIRGINIA PROVENCHER
therapist / private practice
Very informative and guiding in educating all that you need to grasp to be properly compliant and aware.
Dena Damaskinos
A great overview for telehealth, including state to state
Susan Cortilet Jones
Integrative Lifeskills Coach

Great presentation!

Cristina Lazaro-Garcia
Mental Health Clinician, APC / CETPA, View Point Health
Oustanding presentation!!!
Michelle Collins

Helpful and inviting information to get started. Feel empowered to get this going and eager to start!

Dena Damaskinos

Well presented, easy to access and understand.

Sedonia Perrier
CEO / Steelhead LLC

This was very informative.

Wendy Pazdur
Substance Abuse Counselor / Transformation therapy
This course was full of detailed information, that I will utilize in my practice. I highly recommend this training to all interested in adding to their existing practice or transitioning to Telehealth Services.
Utopia Session
Class was informative.
Kimberly Horrell
This course was short yet informative.
Annette Cornish
Therapist / Dust 2 Destiny Counseling & Wellness
Great training!
Jacqueline Hayes, M.Ed., LPC, LMHP
Professional Counselor 4 / State of LA
Ray was a wonderful, interactive instructor who really captured the heart of counseling in the world of Telehealth. The course was thorough and beneficial. Two thumbs up!
Rachel Morales
Licensed Professional Counselor
Ray does a spectacular job presenting the ethics in technology! Thank you!
Elaine Marie Barclay
Licensed Professional Counselor/ Assistant Professor / Shorter University/ Capella University
Very beneficial and useful to the direction i am moving of providing therapy
Linda Marie Margosian, MS, NCC, LMHC
I thought the video was very informative and gave me a good back ground on Telehealth , hippa laws and things I needed to know to run an ethical and hippa complent practice .
Meg Maginn
Director /private practitioner / Eating Disorder Associates

I believe this is a good course to take because this is the new wave of society. As a therapist I would like to be able to offer clients the best tools available.

Wihletta Michelle Davis MA, LPC
Therapist / Find the Miracle Within...

Thank you for the introduction to telemental health.

Michele Frances Purvin
Psychotherapist / Michele Frances Purvin, LCSW, LCDC

Very good.

Franklin Castillo

Really excellent training full of valuable information and resources - surpassed my expectations!

Dori Ryherd
Therapist / The Cognitive Refinery

Great information with step by step instructions

Donna Tucker
Addiction Counselor / Spectrum Health

What a superb introduction to telemental health, well organized and packed with useful tips. I so appreciate this. Thank you.

Ann P Cahouet
Owner - Clinician / Equine Assisted Solutions LLC

Awesome job! This is a very insightful presentation.

ZUNILDA CHAUDRY
Licensed Therapist, LPC / Seasons of Change Behavioral Health Services, Inc
Ray is down-to-earth, warm, pragmatic and exceptionally well-informed.
G. Reid Doster, LPC, LMFT
Director of Behavioral Health, EXCELth Inc.Primary Health Network & Private Practice Psychotherapist / www.excelth.com

An excellent course, but needs more legal information regarding where the patient needs to reside.

Barry Barmann
Clinical Psychologist / Behavior Therapy & Family Counseling Clinic
This legal course was phenomenal saturated with much detail and clarity!
Elaine Marie Barclay
Licensed Professional Counselor, Assistant Professor / Capella University and Shorter University
Great and very informative! Will help me take my skills to a new level. Gave me a great idea of how the session should go.
Jessica Latin
LPC / JL Counseling

Course provided several case scenarios regarding Interstate counseling and resource websites for further research.

Cowenda Jefferson
Clinical Director / Wise Life Choices LLC
Course provided additional information regarding the legal aspects of TeleMental Health.
Cowenda Jefferson
Clinical Director / Wise LIfe Choices LLC
I have completed prior training by Raymond and greatly appreciate his detailed and thorough trainings.
Dr Lynn Duffy, PsyD, LCPC, NCC, CCMHC, BCPCC, BC-TMH, Diplomate/CMH in Trauma
Director/Counselor/Mediator / Lighthouse Counseling & Consulting Services
This course was most helpful in helping me make my practice more compliant for me and my clients.
Marlene Small
Private Psychotherapist
This is the 4th TMH course I have taken with Ray and it is BY FAR the best TMH training out there. I've learned so much that I can use every day in my practice.
Dawn Ferrara
LPC-S, LMFT

Very Informative

Naomie Pierre
community clinician / nps
I loved this course. It was very informative and provide a great deal of information about ethics.
Tracey Marshall
Easy to learn and easy to follow. User friendly on-line course.
Kelly Johnson
Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Awesome

Melissa J Davis
LAPC- counselor
This was a phenomenal training and necessary for the continued growth of all helping professionals. This will certainly improve the manner in which I conduct counseling.
Elaine Marie Barclay
This training was extremely informative and supportive for professionals looking to gain further knowledge in Telemental health.
Marcy Abramsky
LCSW / Marcy Abramsky LCSW, InspireAmind TM Counseling and Consulting
I found this video to be very informative and helpful.
Michelle Parker
Contract Therapist

Great course, very informative!

Ashley Simmons
BCBA / Northstar Psychological Services

Love the course, worth every penny!!! Definitely helped jump start my Tele-mental health services!

Nakia Clark
Owner/ Therapist / Insightfullly You, LLC

This gave me and my staff some important insights and information regarding telehealth..

Larry Cowan
Executive Director / Samaritan Counseling and Growth

This course was easy and user friendly

Vanessa Reiser
Social Worker / JBFCS

I learned a great deal from this program and look forward to implementing telemental health in my therapy practice.

Michelle Hitchcock
Therapist

It was fantastic! Just the forms he provides are worth the cost of the course!

Mark Wagemaker, LPC, NCC, DCC, CPCS
Counselor, Clinical Supervisor / Transitions Counseling

This was an excellent class and worth my time.  Ray provided great information and is clearly an expert in TMH!

Jennifer Stuckert
Director / Restoration Counselor of Atlanta, LLC

I found these courses informative and helpful. They make establishing best practices policies and procedures for telemental health services and supervising those who provide them. so much easier. I highly recommend his courses.

Nena Rybarczyk, MA, EMBA, LPC, NCC, CPCS
Counselor / Strategies for Life Counseling, LLC

Ray's workshop was one of the most informative I have taken in years. He brought clarity to took a topic which has been intimidating and I left feeling empowered!

TRUDY POST SPRUNK, LMFT-S LPC CPCS RPT-S CPT-S EMD
Clinical Supervisor and Play Therapist / Georgia Association for Play Therapy