What is it about?

#TherapistsConnect is an international network of therapists, initially connected via Twitter but this has expanded to other social media platforms. This paper explores its origins, whilst also discussing the benefits and challenges of using social media as a therapist.

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Why is it important?

This paper opens up a discussion about the pros and cons of social media use for therapists.


I enjoyed writing this article and reflecting on the development of this network. The network has evolved further, and we now have a group of volunteers who work hard to keep the platform growing.

Peter Blundell
Liverpool John Moores University

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This page is a summary of: #TherapistsConnect: Our voices are stronger together, Psychotherapy and Politics International, December 2020, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1002/ppi.1570.
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