“Some therapists may also negotiate depending on a client’s situation,” he adds.Cost of online therapy outside of SA My therapy couch is free: Online therapy is about R3 000 for 8 weeks’ full access to the desired programme: Blah therapy is free for community and strangers forums and about R300 per session for a therapist: Psychcentral is also free How effective is online therapy?Asked what motivated him to offer online therapy, he answered that he noticed there were no specific online therapy website practices in South Africa.“Also, noticing the presence of the overseas online industry, I thought it was likely that there might be a similar need in South Africa for such services.Read: New media technology used in therapy Samuel Waumsley, a clinical psychologist at Samuel Waumsley Clinical Psychologists in Observatory, Cape Town, says that sessions are 50 minutes and follow the same course as a regular therapy conversation in a psychologist’s office, e.g.an assessment is made, background information gathered and situation is discussed.Chat with confidence and meet interesting people just like you in only two clicks.
“We are also available on mobile which makes it easy for smart phone users to have access.
Every day of our lives we are faced with different challenges.
Many of these problems we overcome on our own, but every once in a while we feel overwhelmed and need expert assistance – someone who can guide us through the process with the help of therapy.
Online therapy is psychotherapy by a psychologist or any kind or counselling by a professional, which is done over the internet.
It is done mostly through video-calling software like Skype and text-chat technology.