Considerations and strategies for teaching online counseling skills: Establishing relationships in cyberspace

Heather Trepal, Shane Haberstroh, Thelma Duffey, Marcheta Evans

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Abstract

As technology advances and the use of online counseling becomes more routine, attention must be paid to instruction regarding online counseling skills. The authors present considerations for teaching basic online counseling skills to master’s-level counseling students. Recommendations are made for helping students to establish and maintain therapeutic relationships online. Suggestions specific to counselor preparation and future research are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)266-279
Number of pages14
JournalCounselor Education and Supervision
Volume46
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology

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