The pandemic has created challenges in almost every walk of life. This is even more apparent for your mental health and the ways in which you deal with your anxiety and fears. With social distancing measures in place, teletherapy, or virtual therapy, is a wonderful alternative option. While not providing the traditional physical, in-person meeting, teletherapy still provides the opportunity to build powerful relationships between you and your therapist. It is still creates a safe and supportive environment for you to share your anxieties. For some, being in their own space helps them open up emotionally. So, if the idea of teletherapy is leaving you a little uneasy, here are some helpful tips to help you prepare for your session and create a comfortable environment:
If you are feeling nervous or awkward about teletherapy, don’t let that stop you from trying it. Be patient. After a few sessions, many people lose any feelings of awkwardness or discomfort.