The Therapeutic Relationship in E-Therapy for Mental Health: A Systematic Review

  title={The Therapeutic Relationship in E-Therapy for Mental Health: A Systematic Review},
  author={Bruce E. Wampold and Madalina Sucala and Julie B. Schnur and Michael J Constantino and Sarah Johanna Miller and Emily H Brackman and Guy H. Montgomery},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
BACKGROUND E-therapy is defined as a licensed mental health care professional providing mental health services via e-mail, video conferencing, virtual reality technology, chat technology, or any combination of these. The use of e-therapy has been rapidly expanding in the last two decades, with growing evidence suggesting that the provision of mental health services over the Internet is both clinically efficacious and cost effective. Yet there are still unanswered concerns about e-therapy… CONTINUE READING
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