Sep 30, 2017
In this episode of the Practice of Therapy podcast Gordon talks with Clay Cockrell, LCSW about online counseling and building a private practice using online services. Gordon and Clay discuss how being able to add online therapy as an option for clients, can be a great way to reach people who need our services but find it difficult to reach our offices. Gordon and Clay talk some about the logistics of providing online therapy and some of its limitations due to state regulations. They also discuss how providing online counseling can have global reach and give people a way to connect with professionals in some of the remote areas of the world.
Clay Cockrell, LCSW is a therapist based in New York City and is the founder of several counseling oriented endeavors. Clay is the person behind OnlineCounselling.com, a listing directory with the mission of helping clients all over the world to find the therapist or life coach that will best meet their needs. The site also works through their educational resources and podcasts to help counselors work online in an ethical, responsible and legal manner. A majority of proceeds from the site are donated to non-profit arts.