Harnessing the Internet to Facilitate Mental Health

Top Pick February 27, 2020 Newton Free 0
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Technology, smartphones and social media are commonly viewed as partially responsible for the deterioration of mental health. However, as with any technology, the same aspects of the internet that might cause harm can also be potentially used for good, and specifically can be used to alleviate symptoms of mental disorders.

Dr. Idan Aderka’s research lab in Haifa has been working to provide mental health interventions through the internet using text-based communication. Specifically, clients use the online interface to receive validated information about their conditions provided by licensed psychologists.

Join us for a discussion on the potential of internet-delivered psychotherapy.

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When
Thursday, February 27, 2020, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
* Registration closes on February 26th
Where
Israeli American Council - Boston
1320 Centre St
Newton, MA 02459
Price
Free

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