e-Therapy: Case Studies Guiding Principles and the Clinical Potential of the Internet

e-Therapy: Case Studies Guiding Principles and the Clinical Potential of the Internet

by Robert C. Hsiung
     
 

In a world of information that tends toward randomness, therapists and clinicians often need guidance regarding how best to use new technologies and yet not allow the chaos of new media to undermine their practice.
Here, a leading provider of online mental health information, Dr. Robert Hsiung, has gathered a group of distinguished contributors to discuss

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Overview

In a world of information that tends toward randomness, therapists and clinicians often need guidance regarding how best to use new technologies and yet not allow the chaos of new media to undermine their practice.
Here, a leading provider of online mental health information, Dr. Robert Hsiung, has gathered a group of distinguished contributors to discuss clinical, ethical, and legal issues pertaining to e-therapy. Full of case studies and examples of active programs that deliver mental health information and therapy via new media, E-Therapy offers first-hand accounts of the potential and risks of recent trends in 'distance therapy' and 'telepsychiatry.' Chapters include
The Internet 'Expert': Ronald PiesAn E-Patient's Story: Martha AinsworthChat Room Therapy: Gary S. StofleUsing E-mail to Support Outpatient Treatment: Joel YagerCommunity Telepsychiatry: Sara F. GibsonAn Online Self-Help Group Hosted by a Mental Health Professional: Robert C HsiungPrinciples of Professional Ethics: Robert C HsiungLegal Ethics in On-line Mental Health: Nicholas P. Terry

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393703702
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/25/2002
Series:
Norton Professional Bks.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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