Examples include whether to provide cybertherapy
or avatar therapy to clients with dissociative disorders, use an electronic social networking site as a therapeutic tool, and provide video counseling to clients who live in remote geographical areas.
Proceedings of the 11th Annual CyberTherapy
Conference; 2006 Jun 1215; Ottawa, Canada.
Annual review of cybertherapy
and telemedicine 2010; advanced technologies in behavioral, social and neurosciences.
This type of counseling goes by names such as etherapy, ecounseling, cybertherapy
, and telecounseling.
is apparently booming, with many Internet addicts ironically turning to Internet counseling sites.
It may not come as a surprise that short-term, subacute rehabilitation centers around the country have also jumped on the cybertherapy