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How Does Online Counseling Work?

March 17, 2020
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Posted By: Thrive Counseling Center
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If you’ve never heard of online counseling, you aren’t alone. Many of our clients were unfamiliar with this fantastic, convenient service until they started visiting our counseling office.

At Thrive Counseling Center, we understand that your life is busy, hectic, and already full of appointments and other commitments. If you and your family would benefit from counseling, however, we never want your schedule to get in the way of you getting the treatment you need. That’s why we offer online counseling in Federal Way, WA.

Convenience of Online Counseling

Our online counseling services make it easy and convenient for you to get the mental health care you need to thrive. At Thrive Counseling Center, we use a digital conferencing system similar to Skype that also has built-in security features, so you never have to worry about your privacy. If you have a smartphone or digital device with a camera and speaker, then you have everything you need to connect. 

When you choose online counseling, your session will look exactly how it would if you were physically in our counseling office—except it all happens from the comfort of your own home. Online counseling in Federal Way allows you to maintain your weekly (or otherwise-scheduled) sessions with your counselor at a time that is convenient for you. 

Online counseling is inherently more flexible when it comes to scheduling. As long as your provider is available, you aren’t limited to standard business hours We often meet with clients:

  • In the morning
  • On lunch breaks 
  • In the evening after young children are asleep
  • On the weekends

You can choose to participate exclusively in online counseling or to have a mixture of in-person and online sessions. Some of our clients prefer to only meet via our video software, while others rely on online counseling when they’re having a particularly stressful week or are sick and can’t make it into the office.

As our entire community makes lifestyle changes to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the greater Seattle area, we understand that you and your family are experiencing many changes and disruptions to your daily schedules. While health officials continue to recommend social distancing and self-isolating in our homes as much as possible, we continue to offer many time slots for online counseling sessions. We encourage you to take advantage of our digital counseling sessions while our community works to minimize the impact of the coronavirus in Federal Way.

Schedule Online Counseling Today

To schedule a session of online counseling, please contact Thrive Counseling Center by calling (206) 567-7267.

If you have difficulty using our website, please email us or call us at (206) 567-7267
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To ensure safety for all during this time, we have transitioned all appointments over to our telehealth platform. You can now schedule your appointment to connect with one of our providers from your home, your work, or wherever you feel most comfortable. Please call us at 206-567-7267, text us at 206-659-1153, or email us to set up an appointment. You don't have to go through this time alone.