The Benefits of Telehealth with Danielle Blessings Taylor

Katherine Marshall Woods, Psy.D.
5 min readOct 30, 2020

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) television studios, UDCtv, provides the Washington, DC area with programming geared to foster health, political and environmental awareness. Dr. Katherine Marshall Woods hosts this UDCtv show entitled “A Healthy Mind” featuring guests from a myriad of professions lending information to promote healthy living and lifestyles. Entries entitled: “A Healthy Mind” share these interviews.

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On April 17th, 2020, Danielle Blessings Taylor, LMFT was invited onto the show to discuss the importance and accomplishments of telehealth. Mrs. Blessing Taylor, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has devoted over 10 years of her career performing marriage and family therapy. She specializes in cultivating healthy relationships with individuals, couples, and families. Mrs. Danielle Blessing Taylor, LMFT offers both in person therapy services and telehealth services to create flexibility, comfort, and eliminate travel cost.

Dr. Marshall Woods: “My name is, Dr. Katherine Marshall Woods, and your host for this edition of A Healthy Mind. The purpose of this video series is to educate and inform the public about mental health, from public policy and to the various disorders that affect healthy minds.”

“According to health resources and service administration, telehealth is defined by the use of electronic information and telecommunication technologies to support long distance clinical healthcare; patient and professional health related education, public health, and health administration. Telehealth includes the use of video conferencing, the Internet, streaming media, and other communications sources. With the recent pandemic of the corona virus, telehealth has experienced a surge in usage. The recommendations for social distancing highlights the benefits of telehealth, receiving services in the confines of your own private space and home.”

“Mrs. Danielle Blessing Taylor has provided telehealth services for the last 6 years. She is a licensed marital and family therapist in DC, Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania who has provided therapy to individuals, couples, and families since 2010. She has been providing telehealth in conjunction with face-to-face therapy since she began her private practice in 2015. She…

Katherine Marshall Woods, Psy.D.

Psychologist/Film Consultant; building scripts to create rich characters and themes; Author of Best Psychology in Film