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Top Reasons Our Clients are LOVING Online Therapy
By Dawn Gabriel, MA, LPC, Founder, Owner of Authentic Connections Counseling Center Covid 19 has pretty much put our country and our
usual day-to-day activities at a stand still.
e have had to adapt to working out of our homes, in the hopes that we can still continue some sort of normalcy. Therapy is no di erent. While we have had to learn to adapt to the situation instead of ignoring what we need to do. COVID-19 isn’t the only reason that online- therapy, or telehealth, is useful for clients. Some clients are not able to get away from work due to a project that is due right away. Some may not have childcare or they themselves are sick. Whatever the case may be, our clients here at Authentic Connections Counseling Center are loving the idea of online-therapy. And here are just a few of the reasons why!
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Adaptability – duringtheCOVID-19 pandemic, we had to learn pretty quick how to adapt to the “new normal”, learning how to keep our clients and their families safe during this time, all the while, being sure that our clients could continue their therapeutic journey.
Flexibility & convenience –
As mentioned before, things come up! Whether it be a last minute work project, a sick child, or anything else that life may throw at you, online therapy sessions are great because they can work around YOUR schedule. You are able to schedule your session at YOUR convenience.
it. Telehealth is so convenient, that even on those days, you can still have your one-on-one time with your therapist.
The reality of mental health struggles – Let’s face it, sometimes life is so overwhelming that you just can’t bear to leave the comfort of your own home. It happens! But no need to feel bogged down or overwhelmed by
Childcare – Let’s say you and your spouse need, and want to, work on your marriage but the cost of childcare is not in your budget. Telehealth is great for those times! No need to worry about lining up a sitter or having to pay someone. Right from the comfort of your own home, you can schedule your session and do online marriage therapy sessions, on your own couch. Just make sure your kiddos are in a di erent room with something to keep them preoccupied (e.g. movie and snacks) so you and your partner can have privacy to talk to your therapist.
Comfortability – PJ’s...needIsay more?!
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