Pros & Cons of Online Therapy: Are We Hard-Wired to Connect?

Pros & Cons of Online Therapy: Are We Hard-Wired to Connect?

More and more people are seeking mental health services through web-based computer and smartphone applications, with and without the involvement of trained mental health professionals. As current and future clinical psychologists, we must critically explore the advantages and disadvantages that online mediums pose for our therapy practices as they become infused into healthcare.

What are the major upsides and drawbacks to online therapy from the client’s and therapist’s perspectives?