Sharing your deepest emotions online: Did 2020 change the future of therapy?

2020 was the worst year of Kalis life.nbsp.

Going through something like the pandemic and not having family around feeling out of controlI was on edge all year says the 30-year-old Colorado resident. And she wasnt alone.nbsp.

Amid the COVID-19 lockdowns of early 2020 millions of Americans found themselves trapped at home with a backlog of unaddressed mental-health issues. As with so many other things computer screens and video calls became the only portals out of lockdownfor work entertainment and ultimately real psychological help.nbsp.

By spring 2020 nearly all therapy was forced online a shift that initially worried therapists and patients alike.nbsp.

You do all these years of school to become a psychologist and all the training is in-person says Dr. Justin Puder a therapist and licensed psychologist based in Boca Raton Florida. So when you transition to online you have these doubtswill the connection be as genuine Will it be as effective.

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