Forget the sofa: Find comfort with online counselling

Seeing a mental health professional can be a daunting experience.
Never mind the sterile waiting rooms, the unfamiliar office, and the anxiety of having to ask for time off work sometimes the hardest part is finding a car park!
With broadband speeds faster than ever, and with telehealth well and truly entering its prime, it might be time to reconsider how we think about mental health services.
The founder of Positive Mind Works Samantha Spafford is 10 steps ahead of this trend, and knows how her unique telehealth offering will make asking for help with mental health easier than ever.
The team at Positive Mind Works know how hard it can be for some Australians to find time to see a psychologist; busy schedules and kids often get in the way of taking time to look after yourself.
Positive Mind Works was created to fill a niche that makes the process flexible and seamless.
Spafford founded the business in 2012 as she was living in a remote part of the world and recognised the shortage of local health professionals. She realised that with telemedicine patients could have access to professional help no matter where they are in the world. Read more

Business News Australia – 5 December 2018