Psychotherapy by Zoom – what is different?

Preparing for psychotherapy by video: Before, during and after …

Introduction

There is a natural and understandable reticence about undertaking psychotherapy by video link. We intuit that it will feel different. It is different in important ways. It cannot be the same as a face-to-face session in the usual clinical setting.

So let’s think a little about why this move from a personal meeting to a ‘remote’ meeting is different and use this knowledge to help ourselves optimize the therapy-via-video experience. Continue reading

CBT keywords or a description of psychotherapy?

Using the right keywords for CBT web pages may not be the best way to describe the therapy.

Of the BABCP accredited cognitive behavioural therapists in East Sussex, I am one of those who have been accredited the longest. This is not me blowing my own trumpet; I know many of those whose websites appear before the Brighton Therapy Works website with a Google search, and can vouch that there are many good therapists to choose from. No, my Googlepride is hurt. Continue reading “CBT keywords or a description of psychotherapy?”