The Doctor Is In Cyberspace!

A growing number of therapists are taking their practices into cyberspace! ABC's Tina Trinh investigates.
2:21 | 11/13/14

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When these days it seems like there's an online alternative for just if so why not therapist they're now delving into cyberspace love you to engage in a full session via video or even texting Anqunette ABC's team address. In the showtime series of web therapy Lisa Kudrow is a digitally savvy therapist who could use a little bit more of the human touch. But let's not get bogged down in these kinds have. Issues immediately. That they. All jokes aside unlike their besides our sign of our increasingly connected times. And now one started on the sooner and faster than you can text LO well fox they start online video there. And is now introducing their via texting and how people communicate today there along. Tech steam. All today the company's unlimited messaging therapies and on the man already and textures for 125 dollars a week users get an. Text messaging with the licensed therapist. People but not much we turn its remote. General hitting home worried by of the physical presence of the third it is. Industry experts would disagree the majority of our communication is not do our word that through our non verbal. And it's for the non verbal that we can develop a more functional. Closer relationship with somebody. And you lose that if you're only communicating via text message still talk space enthusiasts say going digital means getting help is that much easier. Going to be process of buying that this is kind of an intimidating one. And it's also like it might prompt big enough to justify it and as well like this idea so much I think it takes sides of that away. For those ready to jump on the virtual therapist couch experts recommend at least one session in person or by Nvidia. Talks they CEO Lawrence Frank finds that users prefer the text based model it back. It creates a sure Lou we'll the compensation they can re read them everything an incubator and think about what looked at doesn't work well above. So if you're in search of that breakthrough moment it might just be time to let your fingers do the talk T picture and ABC news New York. We do. I have an online therapist already own religion mom. And if you opt out of the other. Good news right back that's great and wherever you.

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