The future of online therapy has extremely wide-reaching potential if it’s used as a standardized part of overall health care, in other words a diagnostic, preventative, or prescribed treatment.
For example, when you go to a physicians office to get a full check up, a counseling session with a therapist will be an inherent part of it. It can help prevent the onset of some types of mental illness, serve as a form of early intervention, or become integrated in ongoing treatment.
Because of its ease and convenience, web therapy can be delivered to people across the globe, helping refugees, veterans, abuse victims, and of course people suffering from mental disorders live better lives. Therefore, I wanted to explore the realm of possibilities of online therapy for my first Talkspace blog . Read it here!