Websites offering in-depth information and advice related to medical conditions are not a new concept. Where there is a medical condition, there is a website with information that can be a great resource as people seek to learn more about for what ails them. Websites dedicated to mental health are no exception. In recent years sites offering online therapy sessions have evolved quite a bit.
These advances in technology and the increased availability of information present many advantages, even when it comes to our mental health. If you or someone you know are one of the millions of people battling depression, here are several reasons to consider seeking depression therapy online.
I think one of the most difficult challenges for me as a helper (and maybe for others of you as well) is being present when I am sitting with someone to whom I’m providing help or with whom I’m completing an assessment. I often find that my mind is on a million different things like: “Did I get all the paperwork signed?”, “Am I late for my next appointment?”
Here at Georgia HOPE, we have really adopted the integrated care approach to providing mental health services because we believe that addressing the needs of the whole person is the best way to provide quality care.
Usually “non-compliance” has more to do with what I think my client’s unmet needs are than with what my client thinks their unmet needs are. At the risk of giving Twisted Sister more credit than they might deserve for brilliant therapeutic insights, think about these lines in the context of the clients you work with who you think of as “non-compliant.”