“One piece of advice I have is don’t make decisions in the middle of the pandemic. You might change your mind,” said Sara Schwarzbaum, a couples’ counselor in Chicago. Read the full article here, or watch the segment from ABC7 Chicago, below.
I consider myself lucky. When the lockdown began, I was already transitioning to doing online couples therapy. If, say, one partner was unable to make it to a session, I’d offer them a virtual alternative with the other partner in my office. Another couple I’d been working with moved away but wanted to continue working with me, so online therapy proved convenient. Another couple that had been driving over an hour to come see me finally decided the commute was too much, and decided to switch to online. So, when I stopped being able to go to the office, I knew what to do. Keep reading on Psychotherapy Networker →
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