Online grief counseling is rapidly growing, as is online counseling in general. At first I was a bit suspicious, "Were these real counselors or just someone trying to make a quick buck off the internet?" So I decided to check it out.
The internet being what it is, there are definitely people out there passing themselves off as counselors, who haven’t really had any training or experience. However, I have been connecting with some of the counselors at LivePerson
and have discovered that there are many with excellent qualifications and many years of experience in traditional counseling.
The next question I had was, “Is online counseling really beneficial? Don’t we need the face to face contact?” I asked some the LivePerson counselors
what they felt were the benefits of online counseling through their service at LivePerson. Here are some of their responses:
Benefits of Online Grief Counseling:
Online Therapy Might Not Be Right For:
Of course, only you can decide for yourself what type of counseling will work best for you. Also, different people will fit better with different online counselors. Therefore, I decided to interview several different counselors to help you get a better idea of which counselor would be the best for you.
Read Interviews with These Online Counselors:
|Barbara Freedman Interview|
|Ken Fields Interview|
|Robert Ambrose Interview|
|Marnie MaCauley Interview|
|Mary Hein Interview|
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