619 Therapy’s Digital Future

NOTE: DUE TO MEDICAL REASONS, THIS SESSION HAS SUBSTITUTE PRESENTER
JAY OSTROWSKI • Sunday All Day
LOCation: SUITE 225E

Jay OstrowskiEven if you see all of your clients in person, you can still use technology as a therapeutic tool that enhances your relationship. This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the therapeutic potential of various digital mediums, apps for iPhones and iPads, and remote therapy via teleconferencing.

 

You’ll explore:

  • The differences between face-to-face and digital therapy, and the new skills required to most effectively work online
  • Specific technologies that can assist clients between sessions, including communication methods that are secure and encrypted to protect privacy
  • The potential risks for ethical violations, privacy breaches, confusion, hurt feelings, even retraumatization as a result of using technology in therapy
  • The clinical benefits and ramifications of technology’s new therapeutic tools

Jay Ostrowski, MA, LPC/S, NCC, DCC, ACS is the Director of Marketing for Product and Business Development (Research and Development) with the National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates and serves as a technical editor for The Professional Counselor journal. Jay also works with governments, insurers and technology companies developing comprehensive online mental health programs and niche applications. He maintains a comprehensive database on telemental health applications, networks, programs, and relevant laws health laws in all fifty states for all major mental health professions. He is the current president of the International Society for Mental Health Online.

DeeAnna Nagel, LPC, DCCunable to present due to medical reasons – a psychotherapist and consultant, is the cofounder of the Online Therapy Institute and the author of Online Therapy: A Practical Guide.

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