Practical Practice: The dynamics of returning to in-person sessions

By Maria Mouratidis, Psy.D.
October 5th, 2022

The pandemic suddenly changed the provision of psychotherapy—with no opportunity to process the shift in treatment delivery in advance. Maintaining access to care was the priority. Interruption of care is disruptive in any case, however, the psychological impact of the pandemic and the related uncertainties created significant increases in mental health concerns making access to care even more time sensitive.

We tolerate uncertainty and adapt to changing circumstances at home and at work. The concern for the health and welfare of our patients and our own health is legitimate. The pandemic revealed the variable nature of the perception of risk which affects the decision to resume in person services.

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