Online Therapy Benefits

Posted by Frank Gillespie MA

Making the decision to take therapy is a difficult one for anyone to make. It is hard to accept that you have an issue that needs to be addressed and dealt with. In many countries and cultures, there is a taboo around the idea of therapy. In can be difficult to open up about certain topics. There are many reasons for it to be a hard thing to do.

When you begin to think, “I need help”, therapy is going to be the first step in getting that help. The problem with therapy is that there can be multiple obstacles in the path to therapy. You may live in an isolated area, and the distance to your therapist simply isn’t feasible. The taboo in your society might be so strong that going to therapy may be frowned upon or even punishable. You might not be able to find a counselor suited to your condition in your area. The list goes on.

Thankfully, online therapy can help you overcome these obstacles and get the breakthrough you need to get on the road to recovery. Online therapy can offer you quality counseling from trained, professional psychologists who specialize in specific disorders and problems. These counselors are located on just one page, making your search for an ideal counselor much shorter. You can maintain absolute anonymity because sessions will take place from your computer in the safety of your home. Therapists receive absolutely no information about their clients, so you are the only person who knows. Online therapy also allows you to take sessions without committing huge periods of time to travelling. Geography may affect your circumstances, and so online therapy eliminates the issue of distance and time.

The problem occurs when you find it difficult to source a reliable and certified psychologist online. There are many websites that offer psychological help for depression, anxiety, marriage counseling and anger management, without having certified professionals. This is what makes PsychNook different. has a team of certified psychologists that specialize in a broad range of topics. This team of professionals offers multiple kinds of sessions, different kinds of communication mediums, flexible payment deals and many other means for helping you or a loved one manage their issue.

You or your loved one might struggle with opening up about these issues in a face-to-face question. A lot of us write our problems down in order to tackle and come to terms with them. PsychNook offers a message therapy session, like an anonymous chat, which allows you to somewhat detach yourself from the contact. This helps many people to open up about their thoughts and concerns.

The video chat session allows you to put a face to your counselor and can help build a more open relationship. This will ultimately lead to a more productive series of sessions. This is a useful way to receive your counseling if you live in a remote or isolated area.

When you decide, “I need someone to talk to”, online therapy could be a really beneficial option for you. PsychNook offers professional counselors and complete anonymity with flexible payment plans to help you get the help you need from the comfort of your home.

Frank Gillespie MA

Frank Gillespie has a Master's Degree in Counseling from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. He is a nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). He has provided therapy for over 23 years. During his career, he has helped more than 10,000 people move past their obstacles towards reaching their potential and fulfillment in their lives. He practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with a warm and nurturing approach. In addition to being a therapist, Frank has been an adjunct college professor teaching social work, a clinical consultant, a clinical director, and a seminar speaker. Frank has recently retired from his full time practice to focus on a part time online practice. He is married. He enjoys listening to music, watching sports, power walking, swimming, reading and writing.


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