Category: Online Therapy

The Digital mHealth Conversation Series 2019: Do Digital Health Interventions Increase Reach And Access To Groups And People Less Well Served By Traditional Mental Health Services (e.g. Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans and Queer people, Black And Ethnic Minorities, Men With Depression, People In Rural Areas, etc.)? – Philippa Weitz

The Digital mHealth Conversation Series 2019


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The Internet and Me: Social Networking and Tutoring Online – Mieke Haveman

Mieke Haveman

I am looking forward to discussing what is the same and what is different when tutoring face to face and tutoring online, facilitating learning online, with no in person contact raises a number of interesting questions.

I also teach courses on building websites and social networking and look forward to spending some time discussion how to use social networks ethically. What networks to be using and some top tips for effective social networking.

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The Internet and Me: How I Make My Online Work Secure and Confidential – Philippa Weitz

Philippa Weitz

Caring for our clients, ensures we look after them to the highest possible standard, this includes thinking about issues of security and confidentiality.

Whilst this has always been a requirement for our face2face work, online there are new issues and challenges to think about. Indeed, whilst there are some basic issues to think about, it’s not always “a one size fits all” solution.

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The Internet and Me: Working Online with Chronic Pain – Olivia Djouadi

Olivia Djouadi

I have noticed in recent years hospitals are beginning to give questions on depression, anxiety and fatigue in relation to chronic health. As a result more people are noted as having extra concerns.

Due to the effects of illness it can be hard to travel so online counselling is ideal. Even if typing is too hard then live online sessions can be a good choice.

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Cyber Culture: Working and Living in a Digital Society – Kate Anthony

Kate Anthony

Dr Kate Anthony, FBACP, will look at why people turn to digital environments to seek help with their particular issues.

She will look at the central themes of how people interact online, such as: issues of shame & embarrassment; inability to seek help elsewhere; the Disinhibition Effect (both the positive and negative effects); a sense of belonging to a community; and for when in crisis.

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