Publications, Resources and Information About Online Counselling

Following below are some resources that have been referenced in the development of this website.


Books and Publications

e-Therapy: Case studies, guiding principles, and the clinical potential of the Internet. Hsiung, Robert C.; 2002. New York , NY , US : W. W. Norton & Co, Inc. xxv, 227 pp. [Edited Book]

Ethical and legal issues in e-mail therapy. Akister, Jane; Journal of Family Therapy, Vol 25(3), Aug 2003. pp. 310. [Peer Reviewed Journal]

Online counselling services in Australia – the challenges of a new vehicle for an old art. Gedge, Renee; Monash University , 2002. [conference paper, available online, printed 20/02/2003]

Technology in counseling and psychotherapy : a practitioner’s guide. Goss, Stephen and Anthony, Kate; 2003. New York , NY , US : Palgrave Macmillan. [Edited Book]

The nature, scope, and ethics of psychologists’ e-therapy Web sites: What consumers find when surfing the Web. Heinlen, Kathleen T.; Welfel, Elizabeth Reynolds; Richmond , Elizabeth N.; Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, Vol 40(1-2), Spr-Sum 2003. pp. 112-124. [Peer Reviewed Journal]

Websites and online articles

Online Counsellors   –
UK published research articles on online therapeutic relationships and implications for practitioners. Research, training, and consultancy services available online and offline from Kate Anthony, MSc.

NetPsychology – Exploring the Online Delivery of Mental Health Services   – NetPsychology explores the uses of the Internet to deliver Psychological and Healthcare Services with focus exclusively on online resources.


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