Online Face-to-Face (F2F) Therapy via Zoom
During your assessment appointment, you will get a sense of whether this is a
comfortable and useful approach for you. At the end of the session, we will review your
experience helping you to decide whether you’d like to take therapy forward.
An email after each session will provide you with a summary of the ideas we’ve explored, new
coping skills to help you cope with your emotions, and make on-going changes in your life.
These will be specifically tailored to your current needs and goals identified in your assessment
Allows you to avail of therapy during the current restrictions
No need to drive to your session saving you valuable journey time and money on fuel
If you have mobility or physical health issues access therapy without leaving your home
It gives you the flexibility to schedule therapy in and around your work-life
As a parent at home you may be able to find an hour more easily if therapy comes to you
Asking for help online rather than in-person may be more comfortable for you
The type of therapy and psychological interventions being offered lends itself well to the
Approximately a quarter of young people (18-25 year olds) have used the internet as a
source of mental health information, which suggests a high level of comfort with this media
and that this is an acceptable source of help within this age group
It may feel daunting to take the first steps towards online therapy given that change can be
difficult for us all. I will be here to guide you through the process to help you to feel as
comfortable as possible.
My own experience is that since I’ve been offering therapy in this way, the screen has almost
disappeared. I feel like we’re in the room together, the closeness and emotions expressed no
different than being with you in-person.
American Psychologist (2013). Guidelines for the practice of telepsychology.
British Psychological Society (2020). Effective therapy via video: Top tips.
New Zealand Psychologists Board (2012). The practice of telepsychology.
Psychological Society of Ireland (2020). Guidelines on the use of online or telephone therapy.
Weinberg, H., & Rolnick, A. (2020). Theory and practice of online therapy. London: Routledge.