TELETHERAPY

Here’s how you can access mental health support ,from online counseling… Online counseling is the NEW FRONTIER.

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By DR SHELLY SINGHAL

Here’s how you can access mental health support ,from online counseling… Online counseling is the NEW FRONTIER.

while it is different from a standard face to face session and may suit some people more than others,it allows you to access help whenever and wherever you are.

Teletherapy can be convenient for both the client and the therapist.

Most research suggests that teletherapy can be as effective as in person therapy.

GREATER ACCESS TO CARE: Some people are unable to reach there therapist due to physical disabilities , geographic location,or scheduling issues.

 

LOWER COSTS: Teletherapy may help clients save money on treatment.clients can save on expenses as they do not have to travel to receive treatment.

HIGH SATISFACTION:Users of quality TeleTalk report high satisfaction with treatment.

MORE PRIVACY:People who choose teletherapy do not have to sit in busy waiting rooms but can seek treatment in the privacy of their own homes.As for some ,this alleviates privacy concern.

BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH:The COVID 19 health crisis demonstrate s that the ability to seek medical care at home

Teletherapy allows people to get mental health treatment at home without risking the spread of infection during epidemics and pandemics.

COMMUTING HASSLES ELIMINATED:Not having strong access to public transportation, teletherapy eliminate all challenges of reaching to client.

SHEDULING FLEXIBILITY: One of the biggest benefits of teletherapy for telethrapists is the ability to accommodate a larger range of appointment times with little to no impact on their well being.

FOR THERAPISTS
Teletherapy reduced overheads, ability to reach more clients.

TELETHERAPY can therefore help with a wide range of condtions and issues , including depression, anxiety, relationship problems,trauma and chronic stress..
While there is no doubt that much more needs to be done before clients and therapists fully embrace and explore online therapy options,the future certainly looks bright.With more and more individuals telecommuting ,busier schedules and the need for greater flexibility in our ever changing world, teletherapy opens up a whole new frontier..