What is Online Counseling?

It is the process of interacting with a professional online in ongoing conversations over time when the client and the online psychologist / counselor / consultant are in separate locations and utilize the phone or e-mails or internet video-conferencing technology to communicate with each other.

It is a relatively new modality of assisting individuals resolve life and relationship issues.

The online psychologist / counselor / professional does not treat mental or emotional medical disorders. However, Online Counseling is flexible enough to address many difficulties which clients present to the online professional, such as: career, couples, marriage, sexuality, depression and adjustment issues; this method also works well in solving issues around identity crisis, social anxiety, fear of failing, disturbing thoughts, sense of helplessness, difficulty to plan or to commit, anger at home, work or road, difficulties in relationships, stress & anxiety issues and personal and life improvements’ efforts.

What is Webcam Online Counseling?
This technology allows us to meet in our “virtual office”, which is where our computer is. The Online Counselor uses Internet video-conferencing technology to ’see’ the client at no costs. So in essence, the counselor can be your online guidance resource also while you are touring the world!

Remember: either phone or webcam Online Counseling has the same power as a “real” face to face meeting for helping people and organizations resolve issues concerning: stress management, family or work relationship, life hard decision making and moral or ethical dilemmas.

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Joseph Abraham from dr-joseph.com and dr-jo-consulting.com - a Psychologist and Online Counselor, provides free e-mail advice, free open house workshops and paid online counseling service. Helps to solve couples, family, relationship, depression, adjustment, stress, and sexuality difficulties.