Life too busy to attend regular counseling appointments?
Distance too far to battle through Atlanta traffic?
Is it hard to find childcare so you can get to therapy?
Online Counseling services may be the answer!
Meet a skilled therapist online for counseling services from the comfort of your own home or office! All you need is access to a computer, internet, camera, and a link, and we can provide a confidential, encrypted video connection for counseling. While face to face counseling is preferred, we understand that sometimes it’s hard to find the time to get the help that you deserve. We also understand that busy schedules and Atlanta traffic can be a barrier to receiving services.
What is Online Counseling?
(Also known as Online Therapy, e counseling, skype counseling, tele-behavioral health)
Basically, online counseling works the same way as traditional therapy appointment. The only difference is that it’s delivered through the internet. You see the exact same therapists as you would if you came for a schedule appointment in our Roswell counseling office. In fact, your therapist will generally use the same counseling techniques we would in the office. The only difference is that we’re each looking at a computer screen in front of us instead of a person. Most of our e counseling clients live in the Atlanta, GA area but you don’t necessarily need to live nearby; we can offer online counseling services to anyone in the state of Georgia.
Who Benefits from Online Counseling?
Online counseling is generally recommended for clients just looking for a little extra support in their lives or for short term mental health support.
Sometimes, clients who typically come to the office need to have a few sessions online because:
- They can’t find childcare at the time their therapist can meet
- Two busy parents need to participate but can’t make it to the office at the same time
- Professionals only get an hour for lunch and don’t want to waste time driving
- They need to meet right around rush hour and don’t want to fight Atlanta traffic
- Out of town trips within Georgia interferes with a typical appointment time and they don’t want to miss counseling that week.
However, some clients choose to do most or all of their counseling sessions online.
Online Therapy for Teenagers
Teens can be a little resistant to coming to therapy. Online therapy sessions may be the answer for your teen. Many teenagers who are resistant to coming into a therapy office are willing to consider working with a therapist online. Teens have grown up in a world where they are used to connecting with people online through social media. They’ve met friends on the computer or other digital devices, played video games with people from around the world and even learned things at school online. So the idea of speaking to a therapist online makes sense to them. Often, offering counseling for teenagers online can be very helpful.
Online Therapy for Young Adults
Busy college students or young professionals still trying to make a name for themselves in a new profession often benefit from online counseling sessions. Attending therapy online gives you a great deal of privacy (nobody’s going to see you in the waiting room) and can fit into that crowded schedule!
Online Therapy for Parents
If your child is in counseling, you are in family therapy or you are working with Ashley on Positive Discipline there may be times where your therapist needs to meet with both parents. We know this can be hard to make work, especially during daytime hours when the kids are in childcare or school. In most households, both parents are running in opposite directions either working or completing countless errands. Parent counseling sessions held through a secure online platform can be much more convenient for getting everyone together in one place!
Online Therapy for Everyone Else
However, Online counseling sessions are in no way limited to the people we described above. Talk to your therapist directly or ask about online sessions when you call for an intake appointment.
Begin Online Counseling Services
We believe that everyone should be able to receive high-quality counseling services when and where they need it. Contact Wellview Counseling through our website or call our Roswell office at (678) 288-6221. You don’t have to stay stuck. Attending counseling in Georgia (even in a busy area like Atlanta) doesn’t have to mean taking hours off work. Our confidential online therapy services fit easily into your life. What’s stopping you from getting started? Call us today to determine if online counseling is right for you!