What: this is a cool hunt for Web 2.0 linked to health.
Internet therapy is an attractive method because it provides psychological therapy to people. Internet therapy can carry out in different forms, email therapy, which is the most common. Chat therapy, less accessible and therapy via videoconferencing.
benefits of therapy;
– The threshold for go into therapy may be lowered by Internet therapy for clients.
– Most types of online therapy are less expensive than the same treatment in the conventional therapy circuit.
– Because of the anonymity and indirection of communication over the Internet, clients often have less difficulty expressing their feelings and thoughts.
– Because the e-mail or IM conversations during the course of therapy is common (safe) are stored, evaluation of previous conversations possible.
Why it’s cool: The trend “Web 2.0” consist already a couple of years and I think it’s cool that the phenomenon of “Internet therapy” is resulting out of that because I think people who are afraid or ashamed to visit the psychologist is a good and attractive outcome. And I think that more people will use this method and there will be create a increase because it is cheaper and you only can keep it for yourself, people don’t know that you are in therapy.