Working Alliance in Online Therapy as Compared to Face-to-Face Therapy: Preliminary Results

@article{Cook2002WorkingAI,
  title={Working Alliance in Online Therapy as Compared to Face-to-Face Therapy: Preliminary Results},
  author={Jonathan E. Cook and Carol Doyle},
  journal={Cyberpsychology \& behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society},
  year={2002},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          95-105
        }
}
  • Jonathan E. CookCarol Doyle
  • Published 1 April 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cyberpsychology & behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society
Online therapy, defined as the provision of mental health services through the Internet, is a growing field that has sparked an abundance of interest and controversy. A primary concern in the practice of online therapy is whether a working alliance, considered a central component of successful therapy, can develop when participants are geographically separated. Working alliance scores were compared between a small, primarily female sample of online therapy consumers and a representative sample… 

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