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Online counselling and therapy

Julie Prescott (Julie Prescott is Head of Psychology, University of Law, Manchester, UK)

Mental Health and Social Inclusion

ISSN: 2042-8308

Article publication date: 31 May 2022

Issue publication date: 29 June 2022




In this edition of digital innovations I will briefly discuss online therapy/counselling.


The online environment can offer a safe space for many individuals to seek support. The virtual world affords many features the offline world does not.


In this and the next digital innovations feature I want to look at this online support and how people provide, as well as, seek support virtually.


In this edition I will briefly look at online counselling with a focus on young people, who are a client group, research has found, often prefer to access mental health services online.



Prescott, J. (2022), "Online counselling and therapy", Mental Health and Social Inclusion, Vol. 26 No. 3, pp. 197-200.



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