About Online Counselling
Online counselling can also be as effective as face to face counselling to help support you in your counselling journey. Online counselling will still have the same process as the face to face counselling, but the major difference will be that rather than travelling to a location for the sessions, you will be able to have the session in your home or safe space.
Benefits of online counselling-
Online counselling can be seen as convenient and enabling the ability to ensure that flexibility and comfort are encouraged for an effective outcome and less time consuming than to have in person counselling.
Online counselling because it is online, can be more accessible for those who may not have easy access to move around to get to and from counselling sessions had it been in person.
It is convenient
You are able to be in your own space
It will still be confidential in a safe space for you
Is Online Counselling effective?
Online counselling is proven to be effective and just as supportive as face to face counselling. The effectiveness of online counselling will involve how well built and trusting your relationship with your counsellor is, how specific issues are addressed and your commitment to the therapeutic process.
Tips for online counselling?
Online sessions can be held on reliable platforms such as ZOOM
Have a quiet space in your home or office to take the sessions
Put your phone on silent to avoid being distracted
Turn any gadgets or devices off, for the duration of your session
Ideal technology to use for the sessions should be - A laptop, Ipad or PC