Therapeutic Ethics in the Digital Age – When the Whole World is Watching
By Ofer Zur
This article in the Psychotherapy Networker makes some useful points. I found some useful, but I don’t think of myself as an immigrant in the digital world! That is who he addresses.
The revolution in communication technology has created a new set of ethical dilemmas, which—given the pervasiveness of Internet culture—are invading our sessions, whether we know it or not.
The question that got me thinking is When to Google a client?
Stephen White compares himself to his therapist character Alan Gregory:
First, he has the benefit of all my years of experience. And second, I get to think about his lines as long as I’d like. Real patients never offer that luxury.
That is where psychotherapy online has a bit of an edge too!
New Zealand News – - Online Therapy
“Another local online therapist is Kennedy’s mate, psychotherapist Walter Logeman, who started up Psybernet, a site dedicated to “exploring the psyche in cyberspace”.
Barry says wise things and I am also in the news!
See me here: http://www.psybernet.co.nz
Online Psychotherapy with Walter Logeman
This will soon not be here but have a new URL
Much later: Friday, 15 January, 2010
Of course it is here, and this will remain the main page: http://www.psybernet.co.nz
I must have thought I’d get that URL, but then couldn’t! Looks like no-one is really using it. I’d still like it!
Though my Walter Logeman site is useful too.