Online Therapy & Counseling

Getting help is just a click away

The hustle and bustle of today’s lifestyle don’t leave much room for self-care. Nonetheless, if we’ve learned anything from the pandemic, it’s that anything is possible, including working on yourself or your relationship(s). Using technology, you can connect with a therapist near or far. You will receive the same level of care without the commute. Indeed, online therapy is just as effective, if not more, than in-person therapy. You can cover the same topics with a similar level of intimacy you would get if you were in person.

Signs you or your loved ones need online therapy and counseling services

When things start to feel frantic, overwhelming, or hopeless, these may be signs that online mental health counseling is a necessary step in finding peace. The chaos or intense emotions seem unmanageable without the help of someone else. Internet-based therapy can work for your child, your family, or you as an individual experiencing issues such as symptoms of anxiety, depression, OCD, and/or sex issues.

It may feel like no one is listening or sincerely seeing you in your truths. Psychotherapy online makes it easy to access an objective third party to help you get out of the mess. In addition, because internet therapy feels similar and has the same processes as in-person therapy, you will get the breakthroughs you seek.

Does online therapy work?

The short answer is, sometimes. Just like in-person therapy, internet-based therapy requires work. However, if you truly prioritize the process and implement things you discuss in your sessions, you will start to see the movement you desire. With effort and commitment, online counseling help can work for you and is just as effective as in-person therapy.

 

Pros and Cons of Online Therapy Sessions

Pros

    • Convenience without the commute
    • Access to providers outside of your region
    • Experience discomforts in the safety of your own home
    • Therapists can access resources on the spot with their computer
    • Therapists can witness you in your natural environment, instead of a foreign office setting
    • Interruptions that are good for the clinical process – an opportunity to process natural life events that happen in real-time with the help of the therapist
    • Ability to focus on verbiage over other body language cues

Con

    • WiFi/connectivity issues
    • Limited privacy in a shared home
    • Non-clinical interruptions (pets, doorbell, etc.)
    • Lack of mental separation of home life and therapy work
    • Missing non-verbal cues 
    • Credit or debit card payment only

Common Online Therapy Services

    • Sex therapy online
    • Couples sex therapy online
    • Online marriage therapy and counseling
    • Online couples therapy and counseling
    • Religion such as Online Christian counseling
    • Cognitive-behavioral therapy online
    • Online relationship counseling
    • Online psychotherapy
    • Generalized mental health counseling
    • Premarital counseling online
    • Non-religious premarital counseling online
    • Online career counseling
    • Online anxiety therapy
    • Grief counseling online
    • Online gender therapy
    • Online therapy for depression
    • DBT therapy online
    • Online family counseling
    • Online therapy for teens
    • Social anxiety online therapy
    • Art therapy
    • Online OCD therapy and counseling
    • Online rape counseling
    • Transgender therapy
    • LGBTQ+ counseling online
    • Anger management counseling online
    • Online therapy for PTSD
    • Brief strategic family therapy
    • Cognitive enhancement therapy