Betterhelp/Kirk – Try Now

When I was first approached…Betterhelp/Kirk…. to possibly work together with them on a youtube series one of the important things that was really crucial to me as a psychologist was that I would have autonomy over what I discussed what what subjects I picked to present and likewise you know my own views when when necessary or appropriate to share them and I was approved that by a they basically stated you know we trust you as a medical expert and

we’re gon na trust you to go out there and talk about what you know and among the important things that I truly wished to address is the reality that I’m not simply here to say that online therapy is the answer for everything you understand I think it can be incredibly helpful for many people I’ve seen it myself dealing with people from a few months as much as over a year and I seen how being able to message and also have video sessions with somebody is really a it

practically improves the the restorative experience in a way at the same time I have a private practice where I see people in person and I thoroughly delight in that and there are people that I see there that I wouldn’t consider seeing online either they would not be appropriate we would not be able to do the level and depth of work we’re doing or it simply would not feel comfortable and and that’s alright those 2 things can both be true and I believe one of the important things that I wish to begin to have people think about is there’s a location for both offline and online treatment it is really a matter of you understand choosing what’s right for you however also what’s most proper for you with the help of a professional when I speak about certain counseling designs or techniques as being appropriate for you what I indicate by that is that it would be the very best technique for

the particular issue that you’re handling and I believe that one of the issues that a great deal of people have is that online therapy is attempting to replace offline counseling and I can inform you 100% that that’s not true I have actually had numerous discussions with the founder of where he has discussed that his audience isn’t to compete with brick and mortar practices or put psychologists or certified professionals out of business his mission is to offer psychological health access to individuals who aren’t going to come into the therapy workplace and I 100% support that mission and I think it is essential and we have an issue with access

to psychological healthcare in this country and is one service as our other online companies I was discussing previously that there are things that I personally believe that online treatment is better suited for or offline treatment is more appropriate for and I’ve actually I’ve really spoken about this in other settings because it is something I feel quite passionate about and I need to state that my opinion has been well-received by business like in terms of hopefully how they how they work with the people that present for care so I simply wanted to spend a couple of minutes speaking about my own is my own individual opinion about the important things that are most proper for online versus offline treatment so in my view I see online treatment as a fantastic place for individuals who are battling with difficult life transitions for scenarios where they’re experiencing more stress than typical for scenarios where you understand they have a very precise problem with anxiety or social stress and anxiety and a treatment like cognitive

 

behavior modification which is extremely structured can can benefit them which therapy since it’s not as interpersonal as others is best for online therapy due to the fact that it includes a lot of research it involves worksheets it involves learning particular abilities and strategies so mild milder conditions like mild stress and anxiety mild depression change conditions even PTSD as long as like the person has actually gotten care at first in other places these are all things that can be attended to through online counseling you understand think of someone who has a agoraphobia and maybe they connect to a counselor from their house because they can’t leave their home and just simply to clarify agoraphobia is a condition where individuals are truly horrified of being trapped and trapped in a place where they might have a panic attack and so essentially they begin to limit their activities and limit their activities up until a number of them can’t leave their house without actually feeling significant distress so if somebody like that is at house and they can reach out through their computer system and connect to a therapist that’s an excellent primary step is that going to treat them never since agoraphobia to be effectively treated requirements that individual to be able to go outside and to resume normal activities and sometimes that includes a therapist going to their house to help them with that process undoubtedly online therapists are going to have the ability to do that however might they be the bridge that got that person who’s afraid to leave their house from that initial helpful approach to counseling where they can actually have a much better life 100% and this is what the gap that intends to fill with their services my point to this to this specific video and bringing these

things up is that I I wish to clearly communicate that anything that I share with you is going to be completely from where I stand as a professional psychologist and more notably what I believe is as just a human being on this earth trying to do the very best that I can therefore I I will not tell you that something is appropriate that I don’t think is appropriate I will not show you that online therapy is the cure-all for whatever due to the fact that I don’t think that and so you can constantly anticipate to hear my sincere viewpoint on what I think from my own experience and knowledge base as a licensed psychologist I hope you discovered this video handy and intriguing if you did please like it listed below and feel free to sign up for our YouTube channel where we’re going to be producing more and more videos on a variety of different psychological health topics and please connect if there’s something specific you would like us to cover or address in an upcoming video

Betterhelp/Kirk – Try Now

When I was first approached…Betterhelp/Kirk…. to potentially collaborate with them on a youtube series one of the things that was actually crucial to me as a psychologist was that I would have autonomy over what I talked about what what subjects I picked to present and also you know my own views when when needed or appropriate to share them and I was approved that by a they generally stated you understand we trust you as a scientific expert and

we’re gon na trust you to go out there and speak about what you understand and among the things that I truly wanted to address is the truth that I’m not just here to say that online therapy is the answer for everything you understand I believe it can be incredibly useful for many individuals I’ve seen it myself dealing with individuals from a couple of months as much as over a year and I seen how being able to message and also have video sessions with somebody is really a it

nearly enhances the the restorative experience in a way at the same time I have a private practice where I see individuals in person and I thoroughly take pleasure in that and there are people that I see there that I would not think about seeing online either they would not be appropriate we would not be able to do the level and depth of work we’re doing or it simply wouldn’t feel comfy and which’s alright those 2 things can both hold true and I think one of the things that I wish to begin to have people think about exists’s a location for both online and offline treatment it is really a matter of you know deciding what’s right for you but also what’s most suitable for you with the help of an expert when I speak about certain counseling styles or methods as being appropriate for you what I indicate by that is that it would be the best method for

the particular issue that you’re handling and I think that a person of the issues that a great deal of individuals have is that online counseling is attempting to change offline counseling and I can inform you 100% that that’s not true I have actually had lots of conversations with the creator of where he has pointed out that his audience isn’t to take on physical practices or put psychologists or licensed professionals out of business his objective is to provide mental health access to the people who aren’t going to enter the treatment office and I 100% support that objective and I think it is essential and we have a problem with access

to mental healthcare in this nation and is one solution as our other online companies I was discussing previously that there are things that I personally believe that online therapy is better suited for or offline treatment is better suited for and I’ve really I’ve really spoken about this in other settings since it is something I feel pretty enthusiastic about and I need to say that my viewpoint has been well-received by companies like in terms of hopefully how they how they work with the people that present for care so I just wanted to invest a couple of minutes talking about my own is my own individual viewpoint about the important things that are most appropriate for online versus offline therapy so in my view I see online treatment as a wonderful place for individuals who are struggling with challenging life shifts for situations where they’re experiencing more tension than regular for scenarios where you understand they have a really well-defined concern with stress and anxiety or social stress and anxiety and a treatment like cognitive

 

behavior modification which is extremely structured can can benefit them and that treatment due to the fact that it’s not as social as others is perfect for online counseling due to the fact that it involves a great deal of homework it involves worksheets it involves learning specific skills and strategies so moderate milder disorders like mild anxiety mild depression adjustment disorders even PTSD as long as like the individual has actually gotten care at first elsewhere these are all things that can be addressed through online counseling you know consider someone who has a agoraphobia and perhaps they connect to a therapist from their home because they can’t leave their home and simply simply to clarify agoraphobia is a condition where individuals are really horrified of being caught and trapped in a location where they might have a panic attack and so basically they start to limit their activities and limit their activities till many of them can’t leave their home without actually feeling significant distress so if someone like that is at house and they can reach out through their computer and link to a therapist that’s a great primary step is that going to cure them never due to the fact that agoraphobia to be successfully dealt with needs that individual to be able to go outdoors and to resume typical activities and often that involves a therapist going to their home to help them with that process obviously online therapists are going to be able to do that but could they be the bridge that got that person who’s afraid to leave their home from that initial supportive approach to therapy where they can actually have a better life 100% and this is what the space that aims to fill with their services my point to this to this particular video and bringing these

things up is that I I want to clearly interact that anything that I share with you is going to be totally from where I stand as an expert psychologist and more importantly what I believe is as simply a human being on this earth trying to do the best that I can and so I I won’t inform you that something is appropriate that I do not think is appropriate I will not show you that online counseling is the cure-all for everything due to the fact that I don’t believe that and so you can always anticipate to hear my honest viewpoint on what I believe from my own experience and knowledge base as a licensed psychologist I hope you discovered this video helpful and interesting if you did please like it below and do not hesitate to sign up for our YouTube channel where we’re going to be producing increasingly more videos on a variety of various mental health topics and please reach out if there’s something specific you would like us to cover or address in an upcoming video