Top 10 Tips for Getting Your Online Therapy Practice Going | Roy Huggins

Join us Thursday, June 11, 11:30 am PT / 2:30 pm ET

How do you successfully start and sustain your online therapy or counseling services? Should you expand your brick-and-mortar services or go 100% virtual? How do you choose a technology platform that works for you? Also get practical tips and considerations on

  • Choosing technology and onboarding patients
  • HIPAA, security, and patient consent
  • Special considerations during COVID-19 and after (like crossing state lines)


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.