Telepsychology Advantages And Disadvantages

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Can you imagine a world where everyone has access to counseling services? As of now, many people do not have access to affordable counseling services—telepsychology wants to change that. Telepsychology consists of counseling services using online communication such as video, calling, text, or email. Some researchers believe telepsychology can help students in a university setting, assist people in rural areas or people with mobility issues reach a psychologist, and is an important advance in counseling that allows flexibility and a more personal approach. On the other hand, other experts believe telepsychology puts a divide between the patient and the clinician. Some researchers believe telepsychology can help students in a university setting…show more content…
Although it is a significant advance in psychology, it is important to acknowledge the complications that could occur. Numerous researchers agree that a divide between patient and clinician could occur, but many other experts believe it is an important advance in counseling that allows flexibility and a more personal approach. Others are interested in how telepsychology could help students in a university setting and how it could assist people in rural areas or people with mobility issues reach a psychologist. More research needs to be done to fully access the benefits and disadvantages of…show more content…
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