Only yesterday, a court heard how a group of women using were allegedly conned out of £220,000 by a gang posing as ‘attractive middle-aged men’.One woman, Suzanne Hardman, was reduced to tears as she recounted how ‘James Richards’ conned her out of £170,000 – her life savings. And there are ways we can all be tricked - even those who think they're clued up about online dating.hilst using the internet as a mode of communication may have seemed somewhat unconventional a few years ago, online counselling is an effective, confidential and convenient alternative to face to face (f2f) sessions.
Use of textual affiliation cues like emoticons, typed laughter, and excessive letter capitalization during IM related to increased bonding experience during IM.
Considerable research on computer-mediated communication has examined online communication between strangers, but little is known about the emotional experience of connectedness between friends in digital environments.
However, adolescents and emerging adults use digital communication primarily to communicate with existing friends rather than to make new connections.
Skype is really easy to download and to use (see FAQs) and provided a client or couple have a relatively fast internet and a webcam and microphone it is an excellent medium for counselling those who are not able, I hope this helps in your deciding if online counselling is right for you but if you need any more in depth information, I have set out below how I work with each type of online counselling but if you are still unsure and would like to discuss how online counselling might help you, please send me your details in the form provided or email me on [email protected] or telephone me on 07563 210718.
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