From The Atlantic:  A growing number of people are turning to online counseling, possibly at the expense of their privacy or the quality of the mental-health care they receive.

“Some important aspects of counseling are lost when the services are not provided face-to-face,” says Joyce Marter, the president of the Illinois Mental-Health Counselors Association. “Therapy is an interpersonal process, based on a trusting therapeutic rapport, that may not be able to be facilitated in the same way through a virtual medium.”

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