There are many reasons why people avoid seeking therapy and begin their healing journey. Even though therapy is intended to be a safe and confidential space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings – without fear of judgment, starting the process can feel scary for a number of reasons.
This very timely interview was recorded back in late January, but was never published due to winter blues and the war in Ukraine. In it, Sophie speaks about her work as an online therapist, and her penchant for the darker sides of humanity and psychology.
The story of It’s Complicated follows the typical Berlin-based start-up trajectory. Two freelancing friends had a problem that the idiosyncratic environment of the city helped them solve, in their case, how to grow and manage an international therapy practice.
Since COVID, therapists of all types have taken their practices online and while many might feel it’s less than perfect, some are discovering that this major change in context and format has the potential to bring about new vantage points and considerations.
Distance therapy, also known as online therapy or tele therapy, might become the new normal in these times of corona crisis and social distancing.
Even if you’ve never considered moving your therapy practice online, your perspective might currently be shifting. With these Corona-plagued sci-fi times, an ever increasing part of the world has to practice social distancing, and so it might soon be the case that for you, as a therapist, to be able to continue offering counselling there isn’t any other way than to do therapy online.