Online couples therapy, or couples teletherapy, is a burgeoning phenomenon nationwide. The associated technology may afford couples the opportunity for therapeutic conversations in the comfort of their home, flexibility in scheduling, and an increased sense of privacy. In this session, we discuss the pros and cons of online couples therapy and important considerations in order to make this modality an ethical, viable and sustainable component of clinical practice.
- Describe the strengths and limitations of online couples therapy.
- Identify potential benefits and pitfalls of teletherapy with couples.
- Use teletherapy as a viable, sustainable component of one’s clinical practice.