1st Edition

Theory and Practice of Online Therapy Internet-delivered Interventions for Individuals, Groups, Families, and Organizations

By Haim Weinberg, Arnon Rolnick Copyright 2020
    292 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    292 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    This innovative new resource outlines the process of conducting individual, family and group therapy online with the use of video conferencing tools, and explores the unique concerns associated with this increasingly popular and convenient approach to treatment.

    Offering mental health practitioners a definitive presentation on how to use online tools to facilitate psychological intervention, the book will also enable readers to learn about the processes of virtual individual, couple, family and group therapy, specific concerns related to online group dynamics, as well as the responsibilities of the therapist and group leader in online sessions.

    This is the perfect companion for counselors of all backgrounds and disciplines who are interested in offering or improving their approach to virtual services.


    Introduction to the book Haim Weinberg and Arnon Rolnick

    Section 1 General considerations for online therapy edited by Haim Weinberg and Arnon Rolnick

    Chapter 1 Intoduction to the general consideration section: principles of internet-based treatment Arnon Rolnick

    Chapter 2 Interview with Lewis Aron and Galit Atlas

    Chapter 3 Empathy in Cyberspace: the genie is out of the bottle Lou Agosta

    Chapter 4 Sensorimotor psychotherapy from a distance: engaging the body, creating presence, and building relationship in videoconferencing Pat Ogden and Bonnie Goldstein

    Chapter 5 The clinic offers no advantage over the screen, for relationship is everything: video psychotherapy and its dynamic Gily Agar

    Chapter 6 Cybersupervision in psychotherapy Michael Pennington, Rikki Patton and Heather Katafiasz

    Chapter 7 Practical considerations for online individual therapy Haim Weinberg and Arnon Rolnick

    Secion 2 Online couple and family therapy edited by Shoshana Hellman and Arnon Rolnick

    Chapter 8 Introduction to the online couple and family therapy section Shoshana Hellman and Arnon Rolnick

    Chapter 9 Interview with Julie and John Gottman

    Chapter 10 Internet-delivered therapy in couple and family work Katherine M. Hertlein and Ryan M. Earl

    Chapter 11 Digital dialectics: navigating technology's paradoxes in online treatment Leora Trub and Danielle Magaldi

    Chapter 12 Practical considerations for online couple and family therapy Arnon Rolnick and Shoshana Hellman

    Section 3 Online group therapy edited by Haim Weinberg

    Chapter 13 Introduction to the online group therapy section Haim Weinberg

    Chapter 14 Interview with Molyn Leszcz

    Chapter 15 Oline group therapy: in search of a new theory? Haim Weinberg

    Chapter 16 Transformations through the technological mirror Raúl Vaimberg and Lara Vaimberg

    Chapter 17 Practical considerations for online group therapy Haim Weinberg

    Section 4 Online organizational consultancy edited by Rakefet Keret-Karavani and Arnon Rolnick

    Chapter 18 Introduction to the online organizational consultancy section Rakefet Keret-Karavani and Arnon Rolnick

    Chapter 19 Interview with Ichak Kalderon Adizes

    Chapter 20 All together, now: videoconferencing in organizational work Ivan Jensen and Donna Dennis

    Chapter 21 A relexive account: group consultation via video conference Nuala Dent

    Chapter 22 Practical considerations for online organizational consultancy Rakefet Keret-Karavani and Arnon Rolnick

    Epilogue Arnon Rolnick and Haim Weinberg


    Haim Weinberg, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, group analyst and certified group psychotherapist. He is the past president of the Israeli Association of Group Psychotherapy and of the Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society. He taught at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA, and the Alliant International University.

    Arnon Rolnick, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with special interest in the usage of technology in psychotherapy. He is a certified supervisor in CBT and biofeedback and has written numerous articles on these subjects. Arnon is the head of a clinic in Tel-Aviv, Israel, which integrates various psychotherapeutic approaches.