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December 5, 2022 / Media Coverage

Some in the Carolinas say they would stop therapy if ‘virtual option’ wasn’t offered

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – In 2020, when the pandemic hit, more people began seeking therapy for mental health issues, and therapists knew a virtual option was on the horizon.

“About three percent of our sessions were held virtually,” said Courtney Saunders, a clinical director with Thriveworks. “And then the global pandemic happened, and 100% of our sessions were held virtually.”

Two years later and virtual counseling is still a popular choice. Counselors working at Thriveworks Counseling, and Presbyterian Psychological Services, in South Park say 60 percent of clients prefer virtual meetings.

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