We’ve all had those days where it feels like life is intent on seeing you fail. Your 4-month-old stays up all night—again. You get sick right before a big exam. Another bout of depression hits just as a relationship is growing. A loved one dies. Your career isn’t taking off as fast as you thought it would.
Life throws us curveballs all the time. Some of them are so big and unexpected that they knock us off our path for a time. The one thing you can always count on during these times of chaos is Thriveworks Tucson (East) to care for you. Our Tucson East, AZ counselors work to remove as many roadblocks as we can from your path to a healthy, happy future. One of the ways we accomplish this is through online counseling.
Also known as telehealth, cyber counseling, teletherapy, e-counseling, or e-therapy, online counseling has been around for decades. Back then it was a simple self-help group hosted online. That one little group has exploded into a whole new tool that has reached millions. Whatever you would talk about in a face-to-face counseling session, you can now talk about it in an online counseling session. Counseling for depression, substance abuse, stress, trauma, anxiety, big life changes, and everything in between is offered by Thriveworks Tucson, AZ (East) online counseling. Call (520) 827-6372 to schedule your appointment.
What Is Online Counseling?
Online counseling is a versatile tool used by many to get professional mental health help without having to leave their home. You can choose to work with your online counselor via telephone or video counseling! Thriveworks Tucson (East) wants to offer online counseling because it reaches the people who can’t attend face-to-face therapy for whatever reason. Usually, it is a matter of time constraints. With online counseling, you don’t have to waste time driving to and from a counseling center. You can be anywhere and receive support, encouragement, and professional advice. in other instances, it’s due to anxiety or fears of counseling. Fortunately, online counseling proves to be a valuable solution for this problem too as people often feel more comfortable opening up via virtual means!
If you choose to pursue online counseling, you will set up a time to meet your counselor on the phone or in a video chat session, just like you would with face-to-face counseling. A concern with online counseling is that it can be easily hacked or that your information won’t stay confidential. Thriveworks Tucson (East) absolutely takes the necessary steps to keep your information confidential and safe. We also never record conversations. Our focus is always on providing the safest, most welcoming environment so you can heal from your past and grow into a bright future!
Why Choose Online Counseling with Thriveworks Tucson (East)?
People come to online counseling for all sorts of reasons. And often, they decide to pursue online counseling over in-person counseling due to the following benefits:
- Convenience: One of the biggest hinderances is simply, “I don’t have time.” Online Counseling helps alleviate that problem by providing more flexibility. You don’t have to leave your house if you don’t want. We wouldn’t even notice if you stay in your pajamas!
- Take counseling with you wherever you go: Trips and big moves are no longer a problem. If you don’t want to skip a session or have a real connection with your current counselor and don’t want to find a new one, online therapy can be a bridge between you and professional help wherever you are.
- Fighting against the stigma and anxiety: Thriveworks Tucson East will always fight for positivity and openness in the mental health field. However, negative stigma around going to counseling is still prevalent today. On top of that, there can be a great amount of anxiety around seeing a counselor. Many Online counseling removes that layer of anxiety and enables people to keep their decision to seek counseling to themselves, if they wish.
- Affordability: Many people wonder if online counseling is covered by insurance companies. Thriveworks Tucson East is happy to report that yes, it often is! If you have questions about whether your insurance will cover online counseling at Thriveworks Tucson East or about our self-pay program, give us a call at (520) 827-6372.
Research has even shown that online counseling can result in clients feeling more comfortable, which in turn expedites the counseling process. This is all very dependent on your personality and situation of course. If you decide to pursue online counseling, know that Thriveworks Tucson East has the same respect, preparation, and dedication towards our online session as our face-to-face sessions.
Work with an Online Counselor at Thriveworks Tucson East
After life knocks you down, it’s hard to get back up. But healing and growing toward a healthier, happier you is more than possible. With the right support and knowledge, it’s likely! Thriveworks Tucson East online counselors are excited to meet you and begin working toward the future that you dream of. If you have any questions or are ready to schedule an appointment with Thriveworks Tucson, AZ (East) call (520) 827-6372