Better Help Counseling Online Today

When I was first approached…Better Help Counseling…. to potentially work together with them on a youtube series among the important things that was actually important to me as a psychologist was that I would have autonomy over what I talked about what what topics I picked to present and also you know my own views when when necessary or appropriate to share them and I was given that by a they generally stated you understand we trust you as a medical expert and

we’re gon na trust you to head out there and talk about what you understand and one of the things that I really wished to address is the fact that I’m not simply here to state that online therapy is the answer for everything you know I think it can be extremely handy for lots of people I’ve seen it myself dealing with individuals from a few months up to over a year and I seen how having the ability to message and likewise have video sessions with somebody is really a it

practically enriches the the therapeutic experience in such a way at the same time I have a private practice where I see people in person and I thoroughly delight in that and there are people that I see there that I wouldn’t consider seeing online either they wouldn’t be appropriate we wouldn’t have the ability to do the level and depth of work we’re doing or it just wouldn’t feel comfy and which’s okay those two things can both be true and I believe among the things that I want to start to have individuals think about exists’s a place for both offline and online treatment it is really a matter of you understand deciding what’s right for you but likewise what’s most proper for you with the help of an expert when I discuss particular therapy designs or approaches as being appropriate for you what I imply by that is that it would be the very best method for

the particular issue that you’re handling and I think that one of the concerns that a lot of individuals have is that online counseling is trying to replace offline counseling and I can tell you 100% that that’s not true I have actually had lots of conversations with the founder of where he has discussed that his audience isn’t to compete with traditional practices or put psychologists or licensed experts out of business his objective is to provide mental health access to the people who aren’t going to come into the treatment office and I 100% assistance that mission and I think it’s important and we have a problem with gain access to

to psychological health care in this nation and is one service as our other online business I was pointing out earlier that there are things that I personally believe that online therapy is better for or offline treatment is more appropriate for and I’ve in fact I’ve really discussed this in other settings because it is something I feel pretty enthusiastic about and I need to say that my viewpoint has been favored by business like in regards to hopefully how they how they deal with individuals that present for care so I simply wanted to spend a number of minutes speaking about my own is my own individual opinion about the things that are most suitable for online versus offline therapy so in my view I see online treatment as a terrific location for people who are having problem with difficult life transitions for circumstances where they’re experiencing more tension than regular for situations where you understand they have a really specific problem with anxiety or social stress and anxiety and a treatment like cognitive

 

behavioral therapy which is extremely structured can can benefit them which therapy due to the fact that it’s not as interpersonal as others is perfect for online therapy since it includes a great deal of homework it includes worksheets it includes finding out specific skills and strategies so mild milder conditions like mild anxiety mild depression modification disorders even PTSD as long as like the person has received care initially in other places these are all things that can be addressed through online counseling you know think about somebody who has a agoraphobia and maybe they reach out to a therapist from their home due to the fact that they can’t leave their home and simply simply to clarify agoraphobia is a disorder where people are actually terrified of being trapped and caught in a location where they may have an anxiety attack and so essentially they start to restrict their activities and limit their activities up until many of them can’t leave their house without truly feeling substantial distress so if somebody like that is at house and they can reach out through their computer and link to a therapist that’s an excellent primary step is that going to cure them never since agoraphobia to be effectively dealt with needs that individual to be able to go outside and to resume typical activities and often that involves a therapist going to their house to help them with that procedure certainly online therapists are going to have the ability to do that but might they be the bridge that got that individual who’s afraid to leave their home from that preliminary encouraging technique to therapy where they can really have a better life 100% and this is what the space that intends to fill with their services my point to this to this specific video and bringing these

things up is that I I want to plainly communicate that anything that I share with you is going to be totally from where I stand as an expert psychologist and more importantly what I think is as simply a human being on this earth trying to do the best that I can and so I I will not inform you that something is appropriate that I don’t think is appropriate I will not share with you that online therapy is the cure-all for whatever due to the fact that I do not think that and so you can constantly anticipate to hear my sincere opinion on what I believe from my own experience and knowledge base as a licensed psychologist I hope you discovered this video interesting and practical if you did please like it below and do not hesitate to subscribe to our YouTube channel where we’re going to be producing more and more videos on a range of various psychological health topics and please connect if there’s something specific you would like us to deal with or cover in an approaching video