Modes of delivering psychotherapy: investigating technology

Ebrahim Oshni Alvandi, George Van Doorn, Mark Symmons

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The ubiquity of telecommunications technologies and the internet facilitates offering different mental
health services to the public, and the ongoing advancement in technologies introduces new venues to a range of psychotherapeutic services. It is critical to all clinicians and professionals in information and
communications technology to have a clear understanding of the opportunities and challenges of these technologies. This article outlines the technologies that are currently used as part of psychotherapy. In particular, the paper discusses some of the current state of clinical research, advantageous and disadvantageous that relate to the use of these technologies.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages23
JournalInternational Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2017


  • Assistant Psychotherapists
  • E-Mental Health
  • Mobile Applications
  • Telecounselling
  • Virtual Reality

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