The popularity of online therapy will continue to grow in the coming years as the upcoming generations begin to take their health-care into their own hands (the younger generations more-than-likely will prefer online video to in-person therapy). Also, people are becoming busier and getting to a physical location to have a session can prove difficult. Maybe you have kids, and the only time to squeeze in a session is when they are napping (insert whatever other barrier you can think of here).
We can’t let life get in the way of our mental health. If you are facing barriers to getting treatment because of your physical location, life circumstance or perhaps a specialist for what you need is nowhere nearby, online therapy is the answer.
Personally, I prefer in-person, however I believe that online therapy is equally as effective as in-person, although I do both types of sessions. I believe a person who is seeking online therapy needs to have a certain comfort level in engaging in face-to-face video sessions virtually. If you are not comfortable with that in general, you may want to stick to finding a local therapist you can see in-person.
Let’s say you are looking to see a therapist via online video, here’s what you need to know ahead of time;
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