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Online therapy or in-person therapy with Empower Counseling in Birmingham, Alabama: 5 factors you should consider. Until Covid, Empower Counseling did not offer online counseling. I was afraid that with online counseling I would not be able provide the level of service that I was able to offer in-person. I am happy to say that I was wrong. Now I have some clients who prefer in-person counseling with Empower Counseling in Birmingham, Alabama and some clients who prefer online counseling with Empower Counseling. There are pros and cons of online counseling. Here are a few things to consider when choosing whether to attend online counseling or in-person counseling with Empower. 

1. How much time do you have?

Online therapy with Empower Counseling requires less time because you do not have to factor in travel and parking. Empower Counseling is easily accessible with free parking but if you only have 1 hr free, you can enjoy a 50 minute counseling session from your home or office. 

2.  Do you live in a more remote area?

If you live in a remote area, you might not have access to mental health treatment near you. Online counseling allows you to access to counseling clinics in larger cities so that you can find a counselor who fits your needs. Empower Counseling in Birmingham, Alabama offers online and in-person counseling with a National Certified Counselor who is advanced trained in Acceptance Commitment Therapy. 

3.  In-person therapy with empower counseling might be for you if you Are you fed up with zoom.

I get it. You take classes online or you work online and you would just rather have human contact. That is why Empower Counseling offers in-person counseling for the entire Birmingham area, including Hoover, Homewood, Mountain Brook, and Vestavia. Who you choose as your counselor is important to the success of your therapy. Empower Counseling specializes in anxiety counseling, counseling for depression, and counseling for difficult life transitions for teens, college students, young adults and professionals. 

4.  Online therapy with empower counseling is for you if you Are you too anxious to leave home.

Online counseling with Empower Counseling, a Birmingham area counseling clinic, could be a good option for you to get over your fears and finally be comfortable getting out into the world. Kathryn, National Certified Counselor, and owner of Empower Counseling, is advanced trained in Act for anxiety. You can begin online counseling with Empower until you are ready to leave home and come in-person.

5.  Online therapy with empower counseling might be best if you are a busy college student.

Empower Counseling offers therapy for college students from several Alabama colleges and Universities. Kathryn will work with your schedule to find a time to for online therapy for colleges students whether you attend Auburn University, Samford, The University of Alabama, or Birmingham-Southern College. Online counseling for colleges students in Alabama is a specialty of Empower Counseling. 

You do not have to have a serious mental illness to benefit from counseling, online or in-person, with Empower Counseling. If you are struggling in your relationships or are experiencing a difficult transition in your life, Empower Counseling can help.

You do not have to face this alone. Just call for your appointment today 205-730-6570.

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