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Are there legit counselors/therapists on the internet?
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Buyer beware
Many guidelines and regulations-regarding internet based psychotherapy, a human interactive process, are yet to be developed.
Issues about privacy, security, lack of knowlege of local resources, and lack of a fully developed science are raised as well danger if it does not work, someone may not try traditional therapy. See: http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/internetpsychotherapyethics.Asp.

In brief: Buyer beware
Many guidelines and regulations-regarding internet based psychotherapy, a human interactive process, are yet to be developed.
Issues about privacy, security, lack of knowlege of local resources, and lack of a fully developed science are raised as well danger if it does not work, someone may not try traditional therapy. See: http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/internetpsychotherapyethics.Asp.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Dr. Ernest Bordini
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Dr. Randy Carrin
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Many leg. therapist
Mike, there are many legitimate therapists and counselors online but it depends in part where online you look for them. It also depends somewhat on the type of therapist or counselor that you are looking for. Search sites affiliated with the type of association you are looking for. Fore example, psychology today lists only licensed psychologists.
Aamft - licensed marriage & fam. Therapists.

In brief: Many leg. therapist
Mike, there are many legitimate therapists and counselors online but it depends in part where online you look for them. It also depends somewhat on the type of therapist or counselor that you are looking for. Search sites affiliated with the type of association you are looking for. Fore example, psychology today lists only licensed psychologists.
Aamft - licensed marriage & fam. Therapists.
Dr. Randy Carrin
Dr. Randy Carrin
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