Is Telepsychology In Your Future?


all watching as advances in telecommunications and information technology makes the world more connected than ever.   But what will this mean in terms of providing mental health care to people in need?  According to Marlene Maheu of the Telemental Health Institute in Cheyenne, Wyoming,  that change is already underway.    In an article published recently in a special issue of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice devoted to future visions of psychology,  Maheu and her co-authors state that mental health professionals need to prepare as new technology  transform the kind of services that will be available in the near future.  They will also have to recognize the dangers and ethical problems that many of these new products will bring.

To read more, check out my new Psychology Today blog post here.

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