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Internet Changes Therapy Referral Patterns

Posted on September 1st, 2011 by Dr. Blumenfield

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.