After months of staying at home cooped up with family or by themselves, people are likely itching to talk to a professional therapist. But visiting a doctor whose schedule demands seeing multiple patients a day isn’t a practical way to re-emerge into our new socially distant world. Virtual therapy could be the solution.
I’ve been doing virtual therapy for almost four years now. When I left for college in France — alongside searching for apartments, packing clothes and getting my visa — I also realized I would need to shift my method of therapy. I had the option of searching for a new therapist locally or continuing to communicate with my current therapist virtually. I had already established a good relationship with my therapist over nearly six years, so I wasn’t ready to flush that down the toilet, but I still had concerns. Could I be as forthcoming with my