Online Counselling

AngelaLee Counselling Services provides online counselling via Zoom video platform. Although the idea of online counselling has been new to many, therapy provided using videoconferencing has been found to be as effective as a face-to-face appointments for most mental health problems.

Who is Online Counselling for?

  • People self-isolating during the current Corona Virus (Covid-19) crisis, or those who would just prefer to limit their contacts and movements.

  • People living in rural and remote areas and cannot access counselling services easily due to distance

  • Those who have difficulty with transport or mobility

  • Clients whose anxiety makes leaving home or accessing face to face services difficult

  • Carers and parents who need to stay at home

  • Clients who want to avoid the travel to and from an appointment

  • Those that just prefer the convenience of counselling from the comforts of their own environment

What is Zoom?

Zoom is a reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing. It is simple and easy-to-use even if you are inexperienced with computer technology. It is used to deliver telehealth services around the world. 

What do I need to access Online Counselling via Zoom?

  • A computer (desktop or laptop), tablet or smartphone (iOS or Android)

  • A web cam and microphone/speaker (or headset) – most laptops, tablets & smartphones have these built in

  • A reliable internet connection with sufficient data (4G can work but a wired or good Wi-Fi connection is better)

  • A suitably private space to do a counselling session

  • You don’t need a Zoom account to join a meeting as a client

 

If you have an online appointment via Zoom, you will receive an email with an invitation to join the online session. Simply click the meeting link we send you, and it will open in any web browser, or via the zoom app on your smart phone or tablet.

 

If you haven’t got Zoom yet, don’t worry, you will be prompted to download and install Zoom when you click the meeting link.

To download Zoom, you can click on the link here 

It is recommended that you test your internet connection, microphone and speakers and camera prior to your scheduled appointment

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