Distance communication between a therapist and client is not a new concept. Self-help groups began emerging on the internet as early as 1982.
What to Know About Online Therapy
What is online therapy? Also known as teletherapy, it involves providing mental health services and support over the internet. This can occur through any form of internet communication as well as in real-time—such as video conversations and text messaging—or in a time-delayed format, such as through email.