couple therapists I just chose I think it’s simply an alternative in the app where you can search for Betterhelp.Bethenny Frankel’s Latest Rant
From the age of about 13 onwards, I have actually suffered from higher-than-seems-normal levels of stress and anxiety, and while I’ve primarily come to terms with being jittery and a bit doomy, I definitely wouldn’t mind being less so. I have actually had counselling prior to, and it does assist.
And drawing back from my own (relatively subtle) problems for a moment, could e-counselling be the answer to the mental health problems escalating amongst under-30s? With cuts to mental health services actually beginning to bite, digitised therapy could be just the ticket for young people who currently filter almost every aspect of their lives– good friends, work, sex, home entertainment– through a screen.
“You get to understand not only what it’s like to talk to the person, but how it feels to be in a space with them. Using Skype is the next best thing: it’s ‘great enough’, however it doesn’t create the nearness, the intimacy, that really gets people to open up and explore things.”.
” I’ve carried out some research into Skype counselling,” states London-based psychotherapist Dr Aaron Balick, “and it’s not the ‘practical equivalent’ of conventional counselling; it’s simply not quite the same thing. It’s really crucial that people who participate in it know that it’s a different experience from remaining in the room with somebody, speaking in person.” Betterhelp.Bethenny Frankel’s Latest Rant