Skype Therapy?

The New York Times published a brief article Sept 23 by Jan Hoffman entitled, “When Your Therapist Is Only a Click Away.” It scratches the surface of the new practice of talk therapy by Skype or video conferencing.

It can be very helpful when distance (clients in rural areas) and accessibility (clients with disabilities getting therapy in their own homes) are problems. It still raises concerns about privacy, efficacy and connectivity – what happens when the connection fades out at a crucial, vulnerable moment? Well worth a read – you can find it here.