New Life Potentials
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Is there a difference between counselling and psychotherapy?
Psychotherapy refers to a range of treatments that can help with mental health problems, emotional challenges, and some psychiatric disorders.
Counseling refers to a process where a counsellor & counselee engage in finding solutions to a specific life problem that the counselee is facing and seeking a solution.
Life coaching typically refers to methods of helping others to improve, develop, learn new skills, find personal success, achieve aims and to manage life change and personal challenges. Coaching commonly addresses attitudes, behaviours, and knowledge, as well as skills, and can also focus on physical and spiritual development too. 


What is Cyber Counselling/Therapy?
The global economy is expanding. In the past, most of our service providers were local businesses. Now, it is not uncommon to do business all over the country and the world because of electronic communication. Because of the expanding global economy distance coaching/therapy also known as “e-counselling” or ”Cyber Counselling” is becoming more popular. E-mail counselling and online video counselling (Skype) brings the service to the individual. If you are considering this mode of counselling you need to know the advantages and the limitations.

Advantages of Cyber-Counselling
1. Safer -- entering into a counselling relationship is often a very courageous step for people - e-mail or online video phone counseling can make that step easier to take.

2. Convenient -- you won't be spending additional time and money traveling back and forth to your counselor's office.

3. Comfortable -- because you are in the privacy of your home or office.

4. Anonymity -- No worries about running into someone you know in the counselor's office.

5. A perfect service of support for the disabled or elderly who have a physical or financial restriction that prevents them from
     attending an office visit.

Limitations
You may be more comfortable with and trusting of a coach/therapist physically present. It is not appropriate for those who have difficulty expressing themselves.

How confidential is Cyber-Counselling?
With internet transmissions, though the risk is small, it is not possible to guarantee 100% confidentiality.
 
How much is Cyber-Counselling?
The cost is the same as any of our services. Payment is assessed on the basis of annual family income levels.

How do I pay for Cyber Counselling?

The first session is exploratory and therefore free.
Subsequent sessions are paid through the PayPal system. 
PayPal takes both debit and credit forms of payment.
Often payment is afforded through your company or insurance firms.

How do I make an appointment?
If you are interested in Cyber-Counselling you need to have access to a computer or e-mail or in the case of Skype a microphone and a cam camera. For counselling sessions your computer should be set up in a location that affords you the safety, comfort and confidentiality you need.

If you do not have Skype, you need to down load it. It's a free service when you are communicating with other people who have Skype. This link will take you there.

Finally, telephone us or send an email to set up an appointment or see if this type of service fits with your specific need for assistance.


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P.O. Box 205
Kincardine, Ont. N2Z 1A0

 

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