Videoconferencing psychotherapy

Author/s Maria Bologna
Publishing Year 2020 Issue 2020/2
Language Italian Pages 24 P. 45-68 File size 241 KB
DOI 10.3280/RSF2020-002004
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Psychological help via the Internet, including psychotherapy online, appears historically in the 90s. This technological development has raised a heated debate - between researchers and clinicians - on the following topics: online communication modalities, setting adjustments, therapeutic alliance, privacy and other ethical themes. Nowadays, worldwide and hence in Italy, therapeutic encounter modalities - using remote communication technologies - have become strategic due to the growing demand for psychological help and the increasing number of professionals using this digital media. However, there is a need for empirical and epistemological evaluations of these online modalities in order to reach a consensus on professional, ethical and normative standards.

Keywords: Online psychotherapy, efficacy, therapeutic alliance, intervention model

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Maria Bologna, La psicoterapia tramite videoconferenza in "RIVISTA SPERIMENTALE DI FRENIATRIA" 2/2020, pp 45-68, DOI: 10.3280/RSF2020-002004