The Internet has changed referral patterns for psychotherapy. Whereas in the past many therapists tried to keep information about themselves hidden, now days with the Internet it would be very difficult to do this. Rather than rely on referrals by other doctors, patients locate doctors as well as information about them via the Internet. The relationship to transference issues is also discussed.
Teen Trust and Teen Anger are the topics of this week’s blog. A new movie titled Trust produced and directed by David Schwimmer examines the situation of a 14 year old who meets a guy on the Internet whom she likes and eventually has a fateful meeting. A new book titled Peace- The other Side of Anger: Helping Teens with Anger Managment by Dave Wolffe discusses teen anger and how to help young people manage it. There is also a five question Q & A with the author .