Consultation by videoconference, applications to help self-management, interactive information websites … With the pandemic and the problems of access to mental health care, online services are more and more numerous and used. Dr. Stéphane Guay explains why remote therapy is as effective as when it is conducted in person. The psychologist and researcher talks about his studies on the subject. He also underlines the very helpful role of virtual reality in treating certain psychological disorders.
Dr Stéphane Guay appears in the article “Appeasing suffering from a distance”, by Marie-Hélène Proulx, to be read in the last issue of The news.