COVID-19 resulted in a significant move to telehealth to continue access for individuals needing counseling. Research on this approach's viability has resulted in several promising results, including work done by Dr. Yusen Zhai at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Chelsea Eytel's article on his work showed a very positive response to this approach, which included protecting clients from interruptions to their counseling and therapy and significantly increased accessibility to clients who would not normally be able to access such services.
The full article can be found here.
As always, our clinic serves the online community in Japan, and should you feel the need for a free consultation about mental health concerns, please do not hesitate to book an appointment.