The American Counseling Association’s “Counseling Corner” Weekly Columns
Is Online Counseling An Effective Means Of Help?
from the American Counseling Association
Today, just about any product, service or information is available on the Internet. Yet many people aren’t aware that professional counseling is also a well-established and respected online service. Various forms of therapeutic communication and help go back to the 1980s, but it really was the mid-1990s when online counseling became more established. By the 2000, a clearinghouse for mental health websites listed some 250 websites of private practices, and more than 700 online clinics though which a therapist could be contacted. Today those numbers are much, much larger….Read more