What is Online Therapy Like?

Possible Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Therapy

Advantages to Sessions Online

Disadvantages to Sessions Online 


Some people are used to communicating on screens for work meetings and family chats, and feel that they have adapted to the differences. Some people may prefer close-up screen sessions, as they can get ‘closer’.

Some people may have different experiences due to the lack of visual and auditory cues and may feel that we are ‘further apart’.


Any physical difficulties related to travel to and from a physical therapy room are removed. And sessions are easier to schedule into a busy person's diary due to no transportation time required when having sessions on your screen.

Some people may have unexpected emotional responses during or after sessions. This can be due to psychological processes being impacted by communicating via technology, which can make us say things differently in sessions.


There can be an experience of consistency in the regularly occurring therapeutic space, even if the physical space is not consistent (e.g. if people are in varying locations).

There are limits to the amount of confidentiality that a therapist can guarantee to a client when using technology due to communication passing through platforms that the therapist does not own.

Communicating from your own safe protected space might feel preferable to some clients

It may be difficult to organise a safe, private, and quiet place to have the therapy session



Please get in touch If

  • You would like to book a session,
  • You want to book a 15-minute pre-session chat,
  • You'd like to ask a question 

All enquiries are treated as confidential.

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