Online Therapy via Skype

Talk to a therapist online via Skype

Welcome! My name is Peter Strong, PhD; I am a Professional ONLINE THERAPIST and I offer online therapy via Skype for the treatment of anxiety, depression, addictions, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anger Management Online, Stress Management and treatment for PTSD and any other emotional problems that you may be struggling with. During these online therapy sessions I will teach you effective methods for working with your emotions and patterns of reactive-compulsive thinking using the well-established techniques of Mindfulness Therapy and Online Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I specialize in Mindfulness Therapy, which is particularly effective for anxiety and depression and you can learn more about this style of psychotherapy by reading the many articles on this site ONLINE THERAPY and by watching the videos on my main online therapy site and on my YouTube Online Therapy Video channel.

Here is an introductory video about online Skype therapy:



What is Online Therapy? Internet Therapy via Skype

What is Online Therapy?

Online Therapy via the Internet

Welcome! So, what is treatment that is online? Well, essentially this is a way of getting help from a therapist utilizing the internet with dependence or depression or anxiety. It is occasionally called even or Internet Therapy Skype Therapy, especially if you are employing Skype as a way of discussing with each other. I greatly prefer Skype for talking with clients since it enables us to have a much more direct and intimate type of communication, we can see each other, communication is simply much more successful, when we can see each other as well as hear each other.

So, Mindfulness Therapy, which I offer online is one option that is becoming increasingly popular indeed, especially for working with addictions and depression, also with anxiety, as I say. Make sure that it feels appropriate for you, and the quality of online treatment that's being offered fits your needs and your fashion. This is very important, so make sure you can talk before hand through Skype or through email communication to your prospective therapist. I never pay upfront for online therapy; always ensure that you are satisfied with what you receive, would urge and then make your payment. That's definitely what I offer in my online treatment service.

If you're interested in Mindfulness Therapy, in particular, please see my website,, and you will learn far more about Online Mindfulness Therapy. This is really a very powerful means of working with depression, stress and addictions, by assisting you to alter the underlying reason for the anxiety or depression, rather than just treating the symptoms, where you're just talking about your emotions, also it's really much more efficient than conventional talk therapy. Far more effective should you have a look at the inherent procedure that creates those emotions. Looking at the arrangement of the emotion and the patterns of thinking that is reactive itself - how you see that emotion - quite important, indeed, for creating effective change.

If you'd like to find out more about the internet therapy service I offer, please contact me via e-mail and ask any questions you've got and we can schedule a web-based treatment session when you feel comfortable.

Many people who choose the Mindfulness Therapy alternative can expect to see fairly significant changes within, probably, 4 to 6 sessions; this is fairly typical. The reason why it's really powerful is because we take a look at this underlying cause, the inherent process. Can't emphasize that enough. That is what leads to change in the event you actually want to get over anxiety or depression or whether you really wish to recuperate from an addiction.

Online Counseling Therapy

Online Therapy Sessions are really effective!
Online Therapy Sessions are really effective!

Mindfulness-centered Online Therapy has gained tremendous popularity within the past few years. It supplies the tools you have to manage depression, anxiety and emotional pressure in the comfort of your own home and it's also much less expensive.

The convenience of Online Mindfulness Therapy is one of the very cited reasons why more and more folks are simply turning to this first. All you need is a notebook with Skype installed (free download) and you're willing to start. Many people would enjoy the chance of working on solving their psychological issues, depression, anxiety, stress or trauma that is previous but simply would not have the time to commute to and from a therapist's office. We correspond through e-mail to work out a convenient time and connect through Skype to begin a session. It's not incredibly complex, and what's more astonishing is the Skype video-call service is free. Payment for sessions can be not difficult to make online through PayPal, which is extremely safe.

Besides the convenience, Online Therapy is usually much less intimidating than going to a therapist's office and sitting in a waiting room. The entire procedure is controlled by the customer and this is empowering, which will be not unimportant for the process that is transformational. Running a treatment/coaching session in the familiar environment of one's house or office helps the customer get in contact with her or his feelings, which is of course essential for great treatment and is also more contributory.

Most online sessions really are a mix of counseling and treatment. As a mindfulness-based therapist, I switch between being a teacher, mentor and counselor, for resolving tough emotions at the core level, providing education and advice on the use of mindfulness. That's one aspect of the work of on-line treatment. The other demands experiential work with all the client, helping him or her get in contact with core emotions to facilitate their resolution through mindfulness-based techniques.
Another characteristic of internet treatment is the fact that customers are invited to email me in between sessions whenever they will have some questions regarding the homework assignments they've been given. This way the healing process has continuity, which can be lacking in more traditional approaches, as well as the customer feels that they have mentor and a buddy to turn to when the need arises.

Feeling comfortable with the therapist/instructor/teacher is essential and within my Online Therapy sessions, I take great attempts to answer my customer's questions either throughout a session or through e-mail. It's my policy that she or he should feel good about each session and that each session should bring some tangible development for the client. That after all is the essential component that you should utilize to decide if any therapist, online or in person, is right for you personally. What matters is that you just feel that you've got benefited from each individual session. Most customers who come to me see major advancements within 4-5 sessions.

The focus of internet treatment/coaching is on teaching clients the skills and tools that help them break free from the grasp of other difficult emotions or stress and depression, and we can all really benefit from that. It might not be the initial pick for all those with a clinical state, but most of us do not have a mental disease; we only need someone to talk to who understands and can educate some practical tools for handling the stresses of life and also the emotional challenges inherent in a marriage or other personal relationship. Actually, the demand for top quality counseling and treatment, like the quite popular mindfulness-based psychotherapy, far outstrips the availability of quality suppliers, which is still another reason that you ought to seriously consider online counseling as an option.

Finally, there is the issue of price. Usually, due to reduce overheads, on-line therapy is considerably more affordable than conventional therapy sessions. The only real disadvantage is that few insurance companies will cover therapy that is online, as it is still comparatively new as well as the Establishment takes time to embrace innovations.

Most counselors that are online will demand prepayment for a session, but I prefer to accept payment following a session. This way, no cost is incurred if your customer believes the service is just not right for them. It's another good way of getting to that all important comfort level where the client feels that this really is really the right option for them, which it is for the growing quantity of people that desire to understand better skills for managing their emotions through online coaching sessions.

I practice both in-office and online and find both approaches to be equally powerful, and there are an increasing number of therapists who feel the same manner and offer both alternatives.

The Boulder Center for Mindfulness Therapy Online with Online Therapist, teacher and author, Peter Strong, PhD.

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