ALTOONA, PA – November 2, 2020 – Pyramid Healthcare announced today its launch of
Pyramid Online Counseling, a secure telehealth platform that connects individuals and families
with licensed counselors who specialize in delivering high quality, convenient and confidential
teletherapy and telepsychiatry services.
Following the successful completion of over 750,000 video-based treatment sessions serving
existing and new clients across the Pyramid Healthcare treatment provider network in response
to COVID-19, Pyramid Online Counseling was created to address the rapidly increasing need
and demand for behavioral healthcare teletherapy. Additionally, Pyramid Online Counseling will
enable Pyramid Healthcare to effectively manage the over 350,000 calls received by their Needs
Assessment Center each year.
Currently available to Pennsylvania and New Jersey residents, with plans to expand to nearby
states, Pyramid Online Counseling fulfills the increasing desire among adults and adolescents to
receive anxiety, depression, mood and co-occurring disorders and substance use outpatient
counseling in the comfort and privacy of their own home or at the location of their choosing,
whether by necessity or preference.
“We have developed an experienced, highly capable team of managers and clinicians trained to
utilize a state-of the-art platform to deliver superior behavioral healthcare virtually,” stated Robert
Plotkin, Vice President of Operations for Pyramid Online Counseling.
Pyramid Online Counseling utilizes a HIPAA-compliant, encrypted remote treatment platform and
mobile app to match clients to highly accessible, licensed professionals based on their specific
treatment needs with quick and easy online appointment scheduling. The treatment team
includes board-certified and board-eligible professionals in General Adult Psychiatry, Geriatric
Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Child Adolescent Psychiatry, as well as trained
psychologists and experienced therapists who utilize a wide variety of treatment
options, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, solution-focused
therapy, and clinical intervention. Most commercial insurances and self-payment are accepted.
To refer, schedule an appointment or learn more about Pyramid Online Counseling, please
visit pyramidonlinecounseling.com or call (833) 525-3077.
Pyramid Healthcare, Inc. is a premier provider of behavioral healthcare founded in 1999 and
headquartered in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Pyramid Healthcare operates over 80 treatment
facilities and schools throughout Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, North Carolina,
Maryland, and Georgia, offering a full continuum of in-person and telehealth mental health,
substance use, and eating disorders treatment programs for teens and adults and educational
and behavioral programming for students ages 5 – 21 diagnosed with an Autism spectrum