I have completed the General Certificate in Online Counselling and Psychotherapy at the Academy of Online Counselling and Psychotherapy with a distinction.
Online Therapy offers you, the client, the same level of support and confidentiality as you would have in a face to face session.
Instead of meeting at my office, we would have your session online via Zoom.
Online Therapy offer solutions to some of the challenges associated with getting to a counselling session.
Young people who enjoy using electronic media and all the advantages it offer.
Business people who travels regularly, or has very busy schedules.
People who experience difficulty keeping appointments during business hours.
Rural residents in remote areas who do not have access to counselling services.
Expats and people living abroad who wishes to receive counselling from a therapist from their country of birth.
Why work online? The pros and cons for the therapist and for the client - by Bertus Swanepoel
Presentation notes : Creative approaches in working online and use of online resources - by Bertus Swanepoel
Article review: Telepsychology in a University Psychology Clinic Setting: A Pilot Project. Simpson, S.G, Guerrini, L, Rochford, S. (2015).- by Bertus Swanepoel
Is online therapy/counselling
Numerous studies — including two 2013 studies published in the Journal of Affective Disorders and Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Networking — found online counselling to be as effective, if not more effective than traditional face-to-face therapy. .