When Your Therapist Is Only A Click Away

Dr. Heath Canfield, a psychiatrist in Colorado Springs, works with some patients through Skype, wearing a headset.

Since telepsychiatry was introduced decades ago, video conferencing has been an increasingly accepted way to reach patients in hospitals, prisons, veterans’ health care facilities and rural clinics — all supervised sites.

But today Skype, and encrypted digital software through third-party sites like CaliforniaLiveVisit.com, have made online private practice accessible for a broader swath of patients, including those who shun office treatment or who simply like the convenience of therapy on the fly.

Go here for the rest of this New York Times article.  I would love to know your feed back to this form of therapeutic interaction.

Where Have All the Wise Men Gone?

Wisdom can be the side effect of our years, though it may not be necessarily so.

Huffington Post online has put up an article by Michael Meade, a renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology.  He combines hypnotic storytelling, street-savvy perceptiveness, and spellbinding interpretations of ancient myths with a deep knowledge of cross-cultural rituals.

“Elders vs. Olders” is a phrase coined in “Where Have All the Wise Men Gone?“, which deserves a good look see. Let me know what you think.

Access this article by clicking here.