ONLINE PSYCHOTHERAPY: Emerging Practice Causes Ethical Concerns
It had to happen. You can make phone calls on the Web. Order pizza. Buy a car. Get a mortgage. Why not psychotherapy online? Thousands of therapists are meeting up with patients on the Web, setting out on a largely uncharted territory fraught with ethical and legal pitfalls. California Healthline's Jeff Stryker looks at the complicated issues arising when people set out to get shrunk on the Web.
California Healthline Features is a regular Monday column in California Healthline. Columnists Jeff Stryker and Stephen Robitaille take readers behind the headlines, with in-depth articles, guest editorials and interviews with California newsmakers. Click here for more on the column.
The views represented in this column are those of the columnist or guest editorialist and not of California Healthline or the National Journal Group.