In 2012, psychologist Dr Autumn Backhaus and her associates conducted a literature review of studies on videoconferencing psychotherapy (VCP), examining 65 articles.
They concluded that this form of counselling is “generally associated with good user satisfaction and is found to have similar clinical outcomes to traditional face-to-face psychotherapy”.
He said the 'improper disclosures' caused 'immense pain' to his family and turned Weiner into a 'political pariah.''[W]hile Anthony was blessed that some in public life have provided letters to the Court in his support at sentencing, many others did not, citing not the offense conduct but Anthony's status as a political pariah,' said the memo.
He also says he should avoid jail time because he became a 'national pariah' after the FBI investigation into his sexting prompted the bureau to reopen its investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server just days before the presidential election.Weiner's attorneys filed a lengthy court memo which was made public in full on Thursday documenting their client's years as a self-proclaimed 'sex addict' and asking a judge for leniency when the former congressman is sentenced for sending obscenity to a minor later this month.As life gets ever busier, the option of counselling via Skype affords fresh opportunities to enlist professional help and learn new ways of managing emotional distress.Anthony Weiner is finally coming clean about his double life as a serial sexter – admitting that he has had online affairs with 'hundreds of women' since 2009 and knowingly engaged in at least two explicit video chats with an underage girl.To meet this demand, more and more counsellors are offering the possibility of therapy via Skype. Advantages of counselling via Skype How do I find a counsellor who works via Skype? Type ‘counselling via Skype’ into your search engine and you will get names of individual counsellors as well as organisations.
Or you can search for a counsellor in the usual way, by going to one of the specialist counselling websites such as Counselling Directory and typing in the same phrase.
The former congressman pleaded guilty to sending obscene materials to a 15-year-old girl in May, after Daily first reported on his sexting relationship with the teenager last September.
Prosecutors have requested that he serve between 21 and 27 months in prison.
At the same time, smartphones and the proliferation of social media platforms had begun to transform users' connectivity and frequency of access to online communications.'Anthony - who prided himself on being accessible to his constituents - moved quickly to capitalize on these new technologies, developing a strong presence on Facebook and Twitter, and responding to and engaging with members of the public who reached out to him.'Anthony began to exchange texts and other messages with constituents and admirers alike.
Some of the admirers were female, validating him not just as a politician, but as a man.
'Anthony might once have been a punch line, but he is now — to many in this country — something far worse, as a result of Secretary Clinton's loss.''While Anthony is responsible for many shameful things in his life, neither he nor his wife should have been asked to bear such blame, for a matter entirely unrelated to this case and the conduct precipitating it.'Weiner says he has been in a serious treatment program for sex addiction and is working hard to stop his destructive behavior.