I recently participated in an article reviewing the Best Text Therapy platforms featured in EverydayHealth.com. If you’re considering Text Therapy among your approaches to better mental health, take a moment to read this article and consider what’s right for you. While this is a widely used medium in your everyday life, it comes with a unique set of challenges and considerations.
“I frequently advise my clients not to have tough or emotionally charged conversations with their loved ones over text,” says Tara McGrath, a licensed marriage and family therapist practicing in San Diego. “The same advice would apply to the sometimes difficult conversations that are often a part of therapy. The intimate and powerful relationship between client and therapist just does not work over text exclusively.”