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Psychological Testing: A reliable Form of Online Psychological Help?

The range of options when it comes to online psychological help is very wide. From online psychological testing to support groups to professional therapy, the options are endless. One of the first steps that many people take in engaging with online psychological help is using available psychological online testing. Either out of curiosity or as […]

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Online Counselling: From the Therapist’s Point of View

In today’s impersonal world many of our experiences are filtered through the mechanical middle man and personal interactions are conducted via the internet. As an online therapist I wonder about this process and the virtual world where one feels comfortable sharing one’s innermost feelings through an impersonal screen. My work as an online therapist has […]

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Can Free Online Therapy Really Make an Impact?

Free online therapy seems to be a popular option, considering all the accessible sites for it. The option is available in many countries and languages. Avoiding traffic, public exposure in waiting rooms and time-consuming commutes can make online therapy appealing. So can the convenience of digital devices. But how does free online therapy help people, […]

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Should Parents Seek Out Online Therapy for their Teens?

With headlines like A dangerous wait: Colleges can’t meet soaring student needs for mental health care, parents can feel justified in wondering how best to help their stressed-out college kids. However, in the event that the parents find an online or in-person mental health therapist willing to become involved with their suffering child, things can […]

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Is Your Doctor Becoming Lazy with Online Therapy?

Doctors tend to be dedicated professionals, but some of them find it daunting to convey that professionalism online. The issues are multi-faceted. Wikipedia gives us a solid at-a-glance definition of online mental health therapy with “Telemental health (or telebehavioral health, telepsychiatry) is the use of telecommunications technology to provide behavioral health services.” It’s a good starting point for some […]

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Therapist vs. Listener: Which One Should I Use?

When it comes to maintaining or restoring, even starting to have mental health, it’s a smart move to consult board-certified therapists rather than amateurs. College degrees in counseling are one thing to assure the public of therapeutic skill, and certifying agencies another. One proves academic success, the other competency. There’s more to consider when it […]

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Technological vs Traditional Counselling: Relating via the Screen – An Oxymoron?

Many of us do not remember a pre-Internet world and the World Wide Web is the go-to resource for addressing our needs. Whether it’s online shopping, understanding the best treatment for a sore back or connecting with a distant cousin the Internet has become a companion and guide for many of us. This has extended […]

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BetterHelp Versus TalkSpace: The Ultimate Showdown

Online therapy is making inroads with a public increasingly using digital devices. Though the counseling profession still holds face-to face meetings, too, preferences for one form of mental health input over another exist. Fans of online therapy are having an impact on themselves and the counseling profession. The popularity contest that seems to be going […]