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Online Therapy Counseling - Is This Option Right For You?

Creation date: Mar 27, 2021 1:07am     Last modified date: Mar 27, 2021 1:07am   Last visit date: Apr 13, 2024 4:07pm
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Oct 27, 2021  ( 1 post )  
Ivory Howard (ivoryhoward): edited 10/30/2021 2:06pm

Many websites provide online counselling services for those with anxiety, depression, and how to stop enabling your grown child. They have grown in popularity over the last few years, and millions of people have found success using the information found there. Effective psychological therapy is provided by online therapists in addition to other psychological services such as drug and alcohol treatment, relationship counseling, and employment support. All of this may be done from the comfort of one's own home computer using the Internet. Therapists are trained to provide a wide range of therapeutic alternatives and methods. An online therapist can help if you have a psychological condition of any kind.

Mar 27, 2021  ( 1 post, 1 reply Sep 26, 2021 )  
Eddy Smith (eddy07smith): edited 3/27/2021 1:09am

Today, anyone who has an internet connection and a computer can simply dial the phone number for an online therapy counseling service and begin receiving treatment for their problems. Many people today consider online therapy to be just like any other distance or electronic treatment, however, it's traceable back to the early year 1953. That s right, The Samaritans, also from Great Britain, developed the very first free phone crisis helpline just 30 years before that call center was born.

What is the difference between an online psychologist and a licensed mental health professional in counseling? First, a licensed mental health professional is licensed through state boards and credentials. A registered psychologist will most likely have his or her own license, although it varies from state to state. The differences between a licensed mental health professional and a registered psychologist is that the licensed mental health professional can provide online counseling and live video consultations while the psychologist can't.


When you begin your search for an online therapy counseling service, you'll probably notice that they are not all in the same place. For example, if you want to see a licensed mental health professional, you should find the website of the National Association of Therapy Counselors (NAPTC) which is also where you can find a list of approved providers. If you find an online psychologist or a therapist who has become accredited through the NAPTC, you can simply visit the website of that association to make sure that they are credentialed and that they meet the requirements of the National Association of Therapy Counselors.


The second thing that you should look for is a mental health counseling service that offers online therapy. Some mental health counseling services don't even offer online therapy if they don't believe that online counseling is a real option. You can visit site about mental health counseling services that only provide therapy sessions and those that offer online therapy but don't offer it in person.


Another important factor to consider when you are seeking online counseling is the credentials of the mental health professional. First, it's important to know that licensed mental health professionals are trained in the proper behavioral processes and treatments. Second, you want to make sure that the online therapy is being provided by licensed professionals. Licensed professionals means that they have been trained by a professional organization like the American Psychological Association to whom they belong and have been formally accredited through the state board. It's important to be aware that some therapists claim to be licensed when they're not, and this should always be verified.


The third aspect to consider is that there are some online psychologists that only work with clients that already have psychological health issues. This is something that you should avoid because if you want to work with an online psychologist, you want to make sure that you have someone who specializes in the type of therapy you are looking for. Online therapy counseling can be effective and convenient, but you want to be sure that you are getting the help that you need.

Gary Stokley (stokleygary): edited 9/26/2021 11:51pm

From my own experience, I know how important it is to have a similar source to which you can turn for help at any time. In the latter, I prefer to solve all my painful issues and not launch them until depression. And I also try to see more positive around and communicate with good people. Recently found a wonderful article about hugs here. Now I also apply this and began to hug my family and friends much more often.