Tag: Digital interconnectivity
Artificially intelligent therapists?
Telehealth has provided people with more options in how to give and receive mental health services. According to the American Psychological Association, telepsychology, in particular, has increased over 10% in the past ten years and has been successful in providing therapy to individuals who have difficulty accessing services otherwise. For example, telepsychology has been successful in treating US veteran and service members with PTSD who…
Addicted to distraction
In 2009 I was working at University of San Francisco and a psychiatrist working in SF presented to our staff on his work with ADHD. As an aside, he shared that he started a support group for Distraction– as in, “hello my name is Jennifer and I am distracted by Facebook…” (In chorus) “Hi Jennifer…”…