Behavioral Health Telehealth

Online Urgent Care in Georgia

Attention Georgia Residents Battling Behavioral Health: The Game-Changing Telehealth Solution Is Here!

Telemedicine has become increasingly popular for behavioral health treatment due to its convenience and accessibility. Through telemedicine, individuals can access therapy, counseling, psychiatric consultations, and other behavioral health services remotely using video conferencing, phone calls, or messaging platforms.

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There are several benefits to telemedicine in behavioral health:

Accessibility: It eliminates geographical barriers, allowing individuals in remote areas or with limited access to mental health services to receive treatment.

Convenience: Patients can schedule appointments that fit their routines without the need for travel, saving time and effort.

Privacy and Comfort: Some individuals find it more comfortable to speak about sensitive issues from the privacy of their own homes.

Continuity of Care: Patients can maintain regular contact with their therapists or psychiatrists, ensuring continuity of care even when face-to-face appointments aren’t feasible.

Cost-Effectiveness: In some cases, telemedicine can be more cost-effective, especially when considering travel expenses.

However, there are considerations to keep in mind:

Technological Requirements: Both patients and providers need access to a reliable internet connection and suitable devices for effective communication.

Security and Confidentiality: Ensuring that the chosen telemedicine platform complies with health data security standards to protect patient information is crucial.

Effectiveness and Limitations: While telemedicine is effective for many, it might not be suitable for everyone or every condition. In some cases, in-person sessions might be more beneficial.

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Keep in mind a few important points:

Overall, telemedicine has proven to be a valuable tool in providing behavioral health services, especially during times when in-person visits might be challenging or impossible. However, it’s essential to assess each individual’s needs and preferences to determine if telemedicine is the right option for them.

Here’s How You Win with Us


Instant Access

Click on our site, book your spot, and voila! We're ready for you 24/7.


Virtual Consultations That Feel Real

Hop onto a secure video call with our top-notch doctors and nurses. It's like having a medical team in your pocket.


Diagnosis and Action Plan

Think it's strep throat? We’ll guide you to the next steps, including getting that all-important throat swab.

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Prescriptions and Ongoing Care

Need meds? We’ll shoot them over to your pharmacy. And we stick with you – follow-up consultations are part of the deal.

Why You Should Jump on This Bandwagon


Convenience Is King

Forget the travel and waiting. We bring healthcare to your screen.

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Save Time, Live Better

Our consultations are quick, efficient, and get you back to life faster.

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Top-Notch Medical Team

We’ve got the best in the biz, ready to take on your healthcare challenges.


Privacy? Absolutely

Your info is locked down tight with our HIPAA-compliant tech.

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Great care shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. We’re affordable and work with many insurance plans.

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Our Promise to You

We’re not just offering a service; we’re revolutionizing how Georgians tackle strep throat. Our aim? To give you fast, effective, top-quality care, wherever you are.

Need More Info About How We Can Help You Feel Better From a Potential Strep Throat Condition? Reach out now!

How Do Virtual Visits Work?

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1. Click the Schedule
a Virtual Visit Button

You will have to choose an available date and time.

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2. Complete the Patient Registration

You will receive an email confirmation.

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3. Start Your Visit

You will receive a text message with a link to join the visit. You may also join the visit through the email confirmation as well.

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Ready to be seen

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Our Patient Portal gives you secure online access to your health information

Patient Portal is a secure, convenient, and easy-to-use website that gives you round-the-clock access to your health information. View labs, medications, and immunization records. Get reminders. Exchange messages with your doctor. Stay informed and take charge of your health!

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Online health access on your smartphone

Access your health record with the healowTM smartphone app. Along with the features you get with our Patient Portal, the healow app can manage multiple accounts (all family members), set medication and appointment reminders, and use trackers to help manage health. The healow app is a secure and convenient way to manage what’s important and puts YOU in control of your health. 

Healow is available free on the Apple app store and Google Play store.

Our Specialties

Urgent Care


American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Board Certified

Meet Our Provider

Charles Kitchens, NP-C is the founder and CEO of Advanced Practice Telemedicine. He began his career as an Advanced Practice Provider in 2014 after obtaining a Masters Degree from Georgia College and State University. He furthered his career as a Nurse Practitioner by practicing in the Emergency Room at Spalding Regional Hospital. There he served as the Lead Advanced Practice Provider for over 5 years. 

Charles has been successfully practicing in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care since 2014. As an advocate for universal healthcare, he founded Advanced Practice Telemedicine, LLC. Our focus continues to be inspired through telehealth and we are constantly taking new patients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can join the virtual visit by using a computer, tablet, or smartphone (iphone or android) devices.

Normally 10 minutes or less depending on the reason for visit.

We accept most major healthcare insurances. Please check with your carrier to see if you qualify.

No insurance? No problem. We also offer a low self pay rate of $125 per visit.

Yes.  Advanced Practice Telemedicine takes pride in protecting our patient’s privacy. That is why  our virtual visits are not recorded. All information provided is protected through our website encrypted security.


Nia Anderson
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This was the most convenient and quickest urgent care service that I ever had, right at my leisure I was able to be seen virtually and prescribed for treatment in literally 30 minutes. Charles Kitchens NP-C was very professional and the service was very efficient. This definitely beats waiting hours at an on site urgent care.
Cynthia Michota
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Very efficient and great follow-up.
Shelly Samrad
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NP Charles Kitchens business, Advanced Practice Telemedicine is very convenient, appointment set up was easy, and NP Kitchens was great- conscise and knowledgeable. Wonderful alternative to sitting in a waiting room specifically during this time of COVID. Recommend 💯.
Sara C
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The best! Quick and seamless. Thank you for providing an amazing service from start to finish. I would highly recommend. 💯
Diago Simpson
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Very fast response and very knowledgeable. I will definitely be coming back.
Jerrickd Ellerbee
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Jasmine W
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Very professional and the site was so easy to use!

How could telehealth help with mental health?

Telehealth can improve mental health care by increasing accessibility, allowing remote consultations with therapists, reducing stigma, and providing convenient access to support for individuals in need.

What is a common challenge associated with telehealth services?

A common challenge in telehealth is the potential for technical issues or poor internet connectivity, which can disrupt virtual appointments and hinder effective communication between patients and healthcare providers.

What are the risks of telehealth mental health?

Risks in telehealth mental health include privacy concerns, potential misdiagnosis due to limited physical examination, and challenges in building a strong therapeutic relationship through virtual means.

What are some best practices identified in the telehealth program?

Best practices in telehealth include ensuring secure and private communication, providing adequate training for healthcare professionals, offering user-friendly platforms, and maintaining clear documentation for remote consultations to ensure quality care delivery.