The Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC, delivers comprehensive telehealth training and consultation services to a global network of healthcare organizations and professionals.
We provide healthcare organizations and clinicians with the ethical, legal, technological, and clinical framework for conducting telehealth sessions effectively.
Through TCI, over 20,000 providers have been trained on essential telehealth competencies. The Telehealth Certification Institute has proudly equipped a broad spectrum of behavioral healthcare clinicians to serve their communities, increasing both patient access and overall provider flexibility.
In its six years, the Telehealth Certification Institute has created over forty specialized courses, including the popular THTC (TeleMental Health Training Certificate program). Individual trainees or organizations have the option to participate in live webinars, on-site courses, or online self-studies.
As part of their mission to serve the greater behavioral health community, the Telehealth Certification Institute offers quarterly free webinars featuring renowned clinical experts on engaging telehealth/ behavioral health topics. TCI’s strong reputation has been molded by their consultees, their behavioral health network, and thousands of satisfied alumni.
OUR ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Marriage and Family Therapist
Dr. Vicki Loyer (Carlson), PhD, LMFT, is the CEO/President of Blue Door Psychotherapy, a center for individual and family therapy services and a center for family therapy training. She is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry, and a Subject Matter Expert, Site Supervisor, and Instructor for Graduate Studies at Grand Canyon University. Using a competency focused family therapy approach to working with individuals and families, she provides equine assisted psychotherapy as an experiential therapy for greater depth.
Most recently, as a result of COVID-19 restrictions, Dr. Loyer has expanded her practice and teaching in the area of delivering quality Telemental Health and has been a co-organizer of Webinars on Telemental health Ethics and Effective Therapy. Dr. Loyer is a regular contributing author to the House Calls section of the Tucson magazine Desert Leaf, has co-author of books on premarital relationships and youth-at-risk, and has been publishing and speaking in the areas of self-injury, mental illness, addiction, and family therapy for many years. Dr Loyer is an AAMFT Clinical Member, Approved Supervisor and a past president of the Arizona Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (AzAMFT).
Board Certified Coach; Approved Clinical Supervisor; Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor; Nationally Certified Counselor and Distance Credentialed Counselor
Dr. Malcom Horn, PhD, LCSW, LAC, SAP, MAC, started her career working with the elderly and adults with disabilities. She has over 10 years of progressive clinical experience working with the complex diagnoses that often accompany addictions and co-occurring disorders. Malcom started working specifically with addictions in 2006 when she moved to Billings and started working at Rimrock. She coordinates the continuing education for licensed staff, ensuring they have opportunities to appropriate continuing education units to improve their skills and ability to meet the needs of clients. Malcom also supervises and coordinates the internship program and ensures all learning objectives are met. She provides educational lectures and workshops to patients and community members and also conducts adjunctive group, family, and individual therapy.
Malcom received her Master’s in Social Work from Walla Walla College, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is licensed by the state of Montana as an Addiction Counselor. She also has accreditation from the NAADAC (National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors) as a Masters level Addiction Counselor. She is a SAP (Substance Abuse Professional) certified by the DOT through NAADAC as well as the only nationally certified intervention professional (NCIP) in Montana. Malcom was the President of the Montana Association of Drug and Alcohol Counselors from 2015-2017 and is the current regional vice president for the national association. She is the president of the Montana chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and teaches two courses at Montana-State University-Billings. Malcom completed her Ph.D. in psychology in April of 2019.
Althea T. Simpson, MBA, LCSW, RPT-S, is the founder of Brighter Day Therapeutic Solutions, Unicorn Life Training, and the Black Play Therapy Society. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor and Certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Facilitator.
Althea has a passion for helping children, adolescents, adults, and families from diverse backgrounds and dealing with a range of concerns go from “Hurt to Healed.” She specializes in trauma recovery and has an active psychotherapy practice in Woodbridge, Virginia.
Althea uses the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method to help individuals and families address a variety of mental health issues. She also facilitates skill enriching workshops to teach mental health professionals’ therapeutic techniques that can help empower their clients to move through the therapeutic process.
Althea has delivered presentations for numerous organizations, community events, and professional conferences and seminars.