couple therapists I simply selected I believe it’s just an option in the app where you can search for Betterhelp Family Counseling
From the age of about 13 onwards, I’ve suffered from higher-than-seems-normal levels of stress and anxiety, and while I have actually mainly come to terms with being jittery and a bit doomy, I definitely wouldn’t mind being less so. I’ve had counselling before, and it does help.
And drawing back from my own (fairly low-key) concerns for a moment, could e-counselling be the answer to the psychological health issues intensifying among under-30s? With cuts to mental health services really beginning to bite, digitised therapy could be just the ticket for young adults who currently filter nearly every aspect of their lives– buddies, 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 room with them. Using Skype is the next finest thing: it’s ‘great enough’, but it doesn’t develop the nearness, the intimacy, that really gets people to open up and check out things.”.
” I’ve carried out some research study into Skype counselling,” says London-based psychotherapist Dr Aaron Balick, “and it’s not the ‘functional equivalent’ of traditional counselling; it’s just not quite the exact same thing. It’s actually important that people who participate in it understand that it’s a different experience from remaining in the space with someone, speaking face-to-face.” Betterhelp Family Counseling