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Online Therapy Benefits & Risks: Is It Right For You?
Online therapy, whether through Chat Therapy, Phone Therapy, or Email Counseling, is not the same experience as face-to-face therapy but rather a unique experience of its own that may be helpful to some individuals and not to others.
In addition, online therapy is relatively new, therefore only a small body of research exists to support it's effectiveness. This does not mean that online therapy is ineffective but rather that it should be considered experimental at this stage of its development.
I believe online therapy can be effective and helpful for the right person in the right circumstances. Please read the following pros and cons to see if online therapy might be right for you.
POSSIBLE ADVANTAGES and BENEFITS OF ONLINE THERAPY ARE:
POSSIBLE DISADVANTAGES and RISKS OF ONLINE THERAPY ARE:
YOU SHOULD NOT CONSIDER ONLINE THERAPY IF:
ALTERNATIVES TO ONLINE THERAPY:
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