Online CBT Sessions (Skype, Zoom, FaceTime)
Online CBT therapy using video conferencing such as Skype, Zoom and FaceTime allows people across the whole UK to access Cognitive Behavioural Therapy from CBT Reflections.
This can be particularly helpful if you are unable to attend sessions in person but speaking on the telephone feels too impersonal.
Does online CBT Therapy work?
There is good research evidence on the effectiveness of providing CBT using video conferencing, so the quality of your treatment will not be effected.
Video conferencing treatment sessions usually last 60 minutes but this can be adapted depending on your stage in therapy.
Benefits of video conferencing partly overlap with those of telephone sessions and include:
Not needing to travel to a clinic
Being able to see a therapist experienced in treating your difficulties even if they do not live close to you
Physical disability or long term health problem interfering with travel to the clinic
Feeling more comfortable talking on Skype about sensitive difficulties
Convenience of times offered
The ability to continue having weekly sessions, even while travelling for business
Starting with Skype sessions until they are able to trust the therapist enough to meet in person
Having a follow up session after the end of a course of therapy
Lower cost per session than face to face sessions.
Additional benefits include:
Being able to see your therapist and them being able to see you, making communication easier
Available if you are travelling for work or leisure, so you can continue to keep the pace of therapy
The format of video conferencing sessions would mirror face to face sessions, so you would still get the high quality service but in a more convenient way.
More information about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
We currently have daytime and evening availability for Skype, Zoom and FaceTime sessions of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Treatment can be bespoke to suit your needs and include sessions which are either entirely using video conferencing or a mixture of video conferencing, face to face or telephone.
Skype (and other video conferencing) therapy is only available to people based in the UK.
Everyone is offered a free initial 15-20 minute telephone consultation to discuss whether CBT would be beneficial for them and whether they would like to book a full assessment. Contact us by telephone, email or this website to get started with CBT by Skype.