Online Psychotherapy also known as Virtual therapy/Teletherapy/Telepsychology, refers to the use of an online medium to provide psychotherapy. It utilises the same principles as face-to-face psychotherapy applying these in an online format. Psycho-legal assessment & Hypnotherapy is not available in this format.
PROS OF ONLINE THERAPY:
CONS OF ONLINE THERAPY:
Medical aids may not cover sessions (currently covered due to Covid-19)
Unreliable at times due to technological issues. However, all means will be taken to ensure sessions are not disrupted.
Not appropriate for serious psychiatric illnesses