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British Journal of Guidance & Counselling

August 2009 Volume 37, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Developments in the Use of Technology in Counselling and Psychotherapy

    S Goss & K Anthony

    Counselling and psychotherapy has been influenced by technology for over 50 years. During this time, the rate at which ways that technology of one kind or another can assist therapists and... More

    pp. 223-230

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  2. Features and Benefits of Online Counselling: Trinity College Online Mental Health Community

    Derek Richards

    Universities have a responsibility to develop appropriate interventions to respond to the mental health needs of their students. Students' use of technology is an integral part of how they... More

    pp. 231-242

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  3. Students' Psychological Web Consulting: Function and Outcome Evaluation

    G Efstathiou

    This paper refers to a brief interaction with a mental health professional via written electronic communication. Web consulting services have proved popular, but there is controversy regarding the ... More

    pp. 243-255

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  4. The Working Alliance in Online Therapy with Young People: Preliminary Findings

    Terry Hanley

    This paper examines the quality of the working alliance in online counseling relationships with young people. A mixed method approach has been adopted which combines the completion of a self-report... More

    pp. 257-269

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  5. Psychotherapy via Videoconferencing: A Review

    Susan Simpson

    Research into the use of videoconferencing for clinical purposes, in particular psychotherapy, is gradually expanding. A number of case studies and case series have suggested that videoconferencing... More

    pp. 271-286

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  6. The Intelligent e-Therapy System: A New Paradigm for Telepsychology and Cybertherapy

    M Alcaniz, C Botella, R M. Banos, Zaragoza & J Guixeres

    One of the main drawbacks of computer-assisted psychology tools developed up to now is related to the real time customisation and adaptation of the content to each patient depending on his/her... More

    pp. 287-296

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  7. Therapeutic Applications of the Mobile Phone

    Alessandra Preziosa, Alessandra Grassi, Andrea Gaggioli & Giuseppe Riva

    As the availability of new communication technologies increases, mental health professionals have incorporated these innovations into their practice and research. Up to now several studies have... More

    pp. 313-325

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  8. Virtual Reality: An Experiential Tool for Clinical Psychology

    Giuseppe Riva

    Several Virtual Reality (VR) applications for the understanding, assessment and treatment of mental health problems have been developed in the last 15 years. Typically, in VR the patient learns to ... More

    pp. 337-345

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  9. An Adaptive Display to Treat Stress-Related Disorders: EMMA's World

    R M. Banos, C Botella, Guillen , A Garcia-Palacios, S Quero, J Breton-Lopez & M Alcaniz

    Most of the virtual environments currently available in the field of psychological treatments were designed to solve a specific problem. Our research group has developed a versatile virtual reality... More

    pp. 347-356

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