Dr. Josh King welcomes you to another episode and a new season of The Beyond Addiction Show.
One year ago, our lives changed dramatically as our society moved online, as our work moved online, our therapy did it as well, and since that happened many people have wondered if therapy done over the internet is as effective as therapy done in person.
Today, Dr. King is accompanied by Dr. Ashley Batastini, a teacher and a researcher at the University of Memphis who shares her research about the efficacy of online therapy.
[2:43] Dr. Batastini has been researching online therapy for over a decade.
[5:25] What are the misconceptions about online therapy?
[7:41] Teletherapy is not that new, it actually began in 1997.
[14:20] Dr. Batastini talks about her research.
[16:46] Research shows that online therapy works as well as in-person therapy.
[18:21] Dr. Batastini explains why women have better outcomes having online therapy.
[22:01] Who are the people that would benefit the most from online therapy?
[25:30] Online therapy can help to shorten the wealth and power gap in regards to access to treatment.
[28:42] Teletherapy has played a key role during the pandemic.
[31:15] Dr. Batastini talks about the case of the agoraphobic patient benefiting from online therapy.
[35:25] The I-don’t-have-time-for-therapy kind of person can also benefit from online therapy.
[38:56] Dr. Batastini talks about The Batastini Psych Lab.
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Tweetables and Quotes:
“Research shows that online therapy works as well as in-person therapy, in even in some cases it shows to be a better way on a patient engagement aspect.” @_TheCMC @DocJoshKing
“Online therapy can be not the best approach for people that are psychotic, have delusions, or paranoia.” @_TheCMC @DocJoshKing
“Most people can use online therapy and get benefits from it.” @_TheCMC @DocJoshKing
“Online therapy can help to shorten the wealth and power gap in regards to access to treatment.” @_TheCMC @DocJoshKing