We all get used to our own government’s attitudes to poor mental health, and with apologies for a fairly sweeping statement, those attitudes generally fall short of the ideal. A common theme is that if you have a broken leg, you get treatment – but if you have a broken mind, you are sidelined, often […]
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Happy Birthday Online Therapy – 20 years old!
During one of my infrequent bouts of insomnia last night, it occurred to me that in 2015 we ought to be celebrating the 20th birthday of online counselling and therapy. It now also occurs to me that thinking about such things at 3am is a bit odd, but then those who know me know that […]
How do you see the future of the Psychotherapy profession?
I was pleased recently to have a good old chin-wag with my colleague Clinton Power, the founder of Australia Counselling, about Online Therapy and whether it is the future of the profession. Clinton hosts an awesome number of interviews on iTunes, and I’m more than happy to be one of them! Do check it out, […]
Omnichannelled Therapy – the Future of the Profession
For a while now when describing the rise of using technology to deliver therapeutic services, I’ve found it helpful to include traditional ways of how we work within the definition. This was helped immensely by taking the writing of my hero Douglas Adams into account, and particular his thoughts on technology itself in his seminal […]