Common people that seek online counseling:
- Couples that are long distant or prefer to have their session in their own space.
- Parents that are comfortable with their child engaging in online sessions from the comfort of their home. This often allows the parent and child not to feel bound to attending an in office session.
- Youth that heavy schedules: sports, clubs, social gathering, and more. Online counseling can fit your schedule providing sessions in later evening times and weekends.
- Athletes that travel or are on the go. Athletes often call for support prior to games or competitions in order to help with symptoms related to anxiety, pressure, worry, stress or doubt.
What’s a normal session like?
A typical online session is comfortable, relaxing and productive. Like a face-to-face sessions, the online style holds confidentiality and privacy. Our office uses a secure system for conducitng online counseling. The online session will run from 45 to 60 minutes using a live video or preferred audio platform. The session will give you access to seeing and speaking with you counselor.
We encourage clients interested in an online session to pick a location that will not disrupt sound, confidentiality, or their ability to feel open and willing to work.
Finding a compatible therapist is important. In order to support you, we offer online counseling as a way to keep us connected. You deserve to be happy.
4 Steps To Take For Your First Counseling Session
Find the right counselor for you. At Santos Counseling PLLC, you can view each of the counselors by clicking here. Take time to read about the counselor or give them a call to see which counselor is a good fit for you and the goals that you have.
After you find the right counselor for you at Santos Counseling PLLC. Click here to see which counselor fits you. The second step is to schedule the appointment. You can schedule an appointment by clicking here. Once you click the link, you will be taken to a medical portal which will let you select a counselor and see their schedule. Select the time that best fits you. As a side note, if you don’t see a time that works for you, call the counselor and see if the availability can be made for your online counseling session.
Once you select the time that best fits you, you will receive an email from Santos Counseling PLLC. The email will give you access to a medical portal that sends you all the intake forms electronically. You will have access to sign all the common medical forms electronically from the comfort of your space.
Prior to every appointment, you have the option to receive text, voice, or email appointment. This way you are always aware of when you have your online counseling session.
Prior to your first online counseling session, you will receive an email with a link from Santos Counseling PLLC. The link will give you access to the video and chat application. The application that you will download works like any other application you download on your phone. You are able to download the application prior to the session. Once you download it, you will promptly see a video pop up.
Online Counseling is very similar to face to face counseling. You can build a relationship with your counselor. Learn how to overcome life challenges. Reach out today to schedule your first online counseling appointment.
Transform Your Life With Online Therapy
Online therapy is also called virtual therapy or telehealth. Online therapy can help people who prefer to do counseling from the comfort of their home or while traveling. Online counseling, like face to face counseling, helps people create a shift in their life that leads to fulfillment and satisfaction.
Online therapy that can take place by video or chat. Some people enjoy working with their counselor over the phone or through video.
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Online therapy can be a great option for people that are on the go, such as those that travel for work or have difficult managing their schedule with coming to the office. Common clients that have worked with our office, Santos Counseling PLLC, include busy parents, couples, college students, individuals with anxiety or those that feel stuck, and more. Busy parents enjoy online therapy because they can connect with their counselor using their smartphone, table, or computer.
I once had a mother of two kids share how much she appreciated the online counseling sessions because of the flexibility. The parent shared that it was helpful having sessions from the comfort of the home or when she was not with the kids. College students and working individuals like parents benefit from online therapy.