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“Break Free from Depression,” Diane is Here!

Press Release: Diane Davis is a Licensed, trained, experienced and accredited Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and member of The American Psychological Association. She is a new member of the qualified and approved ProvenTherapists team.

Diane DavisDiane has been practicing mental and behavioral health counseling to individuals, couples, children, adolescents and families dealing with issues such as depression, anger, relationship conflicts and disruptive behavior disorders. Diane has counseled middle school adolescents for 15 years, while helping their parents also. She has worked as an individual and family therapist for 5 years and an administrative for more than 10 years in family counseling agency settings.

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Diane is a person-centered counselor. She is a caring, understanding, respectful, empathic and non judgmental professional counselor. Diane is empathically interested in all the clients she counsels and is congruent in the relation to the client. Diane deeply focuses on the client so that she may gain a deep understanding of their inner world. This is a very powerful technique that allows the client to open up his or her inner world, discuss the problem that brought client to therapy and to bring about effective change behavior. Diane practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) a powerful intervention that enhances clients to transform their thought process that will change behavior to improve self-concept, social relations be it at home, school and community.

Diane believes that the World Wide Web is destining to help change depression and destruction behaviors. Online counseling, live text and live voice chat is the twenty first century’s professional mental health counseling intervention services. These services are offered by https://www.proventherapy.com by email and real-time chat. Research shows that online counseling has established the efficacy of therapy with treatment intervention outcomes that is equal to traditional to office visits. Many researchers have reported online counseling is more effective than office visits because the client is at home, relaxed, at ease and not intimidated by sitting in front of a therapist. Online counseling has shown to be more effective since clients do not have to reach the appointment during office hours and can schedule online at their own convenience.https://www.proventherapy.com has been providing online counseling and psychotherapy service since 2006.

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Prof. Fatic is Here with his Incredible Social Philosophy!

Philosophical Counselor Moving Practice to Online Therapy

Press Release: A practical ethics professor, Certified Counselor and Fellow of the American Association of Philosophical Practitioners with 20 years of academic teaching and research experience on three continents, Aleksandar Fatić is now part of ProvenTherapy.

Prof Aleksander FaticProf. Fatić specialises in life coaching for a variety of life goals, using the time-proven methodologies of practical philosophy. His main interest at the moment is the use of Epicurean ethics for philosophical counseling and life coaching. He has published 8 academic books in the various professional applications of ethics and over 100 academic papers in journals and edited books worldwide.

Another approach that Aleksandar is currently working on is the application of Confucian practical ethics to life coaching. He is currently working on a major research paper on this topic that will be available online by the end of 2013.

Aleksandar’s basic approach to working with clients is conceptualization. The method is based on the idea, advanced throughout the tradition of practical philosophy, that our reactions to events are a result of our concepts and understanding of what happens to us, and so is our ability to change our behavior and emotions.

Once we conceptualize, or re-conceptualize, our life situation, the next step is improvement, which is based on personal enhancement. Enhancement means practice and self-development by treating problems as opportunities to develop skills that can later be used across the board of other issues one comes across. Modern bioethics and other fields of practical ethics are very much focused on the concept of enhancement.

The use of conceptualization and self-enhancement allow a dramatic change of the landscape of the issues we face. Once the problems are interpreted in a different way from the one that gave rise to emotional difficulties, coaching typically takes as its main task the development of skills and focus on oneself, rather than on others: instead of judging others or feeling devastated by a loss, treachery or a lie, or by lack of love or or opportunity, one is able to focus on how to develop the quality of oneself as a person. People who use this approach start regular exercise, develop healthy eating habits, new interests, re-organize their time so as to get enough sleep, reduce their workload and manage their time and goals much more effectively. In turn, by shifting the focus from the external to the internal, greater self-appreciation arises, because it is encouraged by working on oneself. Finally, apart from allowing the achievement of better professional and personal results, the person undergoing coaching through conceptualization and enhancement solves many of the emotional and mood issues that may have their cause in the inadequacies of outlook at the problems and of treatment of oneself.

Because of his teaching and research, Aleksandar has limited time for working with clients, and he has now moved his practice entirely online, offering service through https://www.proventherapy.com.

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Nikki Ciletti is a ProvenTherapist!

Press Release: Tennessee based Licensed Professional Counselor, Nikki Ciletti, joined the team of ProvenTherapists for providing online counseling service through ProvenTherapy.com, one of the premier online counseling and psychotherapy portal on the Net.Nikki Ciletti

The online counseling and psychotherapy portal for mental health, marriage, and relationship problems https://www.ProvenTherapy.com has a team of more than 80 Professionals, Approved ProvenTherapists, providing healing touch to the troubled hearts and souls through online counseling and psychotherapy services since late 90’s. The professional therapists provide counseling and psychotherapy support through live text chat, live voice chat, and email methods round the clock, seven days a week. Nikki Ciletti, a licensed independant counsellor, psychotherapist, and addiction counselor, is the latest addition to the team of ProvenTherapists who has 15 years of experience in the mental health talk therapy field.

Nikki is a licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Certified Addiction Counselor III (CACIII) who has been practicing psychotherapy since 2008. She received her M.Ed. degree in Education and Human Resources and got her B.S in Psychology. She is also qualified as a Licensed Professional School Counselor.

Ms. Ciletti has 15 years experience as a Counselor and has specialized in the fields of substance misuse and domestic violence during her long career as a professional therapist. For the past nine years she has been working with teenagers and parents. On therapy, Nikki utilizes a variety of innovative approaches, while tailoring each treatment plan to the individual and incorporating the goals that each person brings to treatment. According to Nikki, each person is unique and that is why she chooses an integrative approach in her work. Most of her work consists of CBT, Solution focused and client centered therapy models.

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Another Facelift Cheers Up Online Therapists – Press Release

Press Release published in PRLog regarding the release of the upgraded site and launching new features.

Press ReleaseThe new upgraded site with sophisticated chat application received huge applause from the service users as well as professional counselors. The new site which launched on Thursday, 9th May claimed to have more facilities than its competitors.

ProvenTherapy.com has been there on the cyber world for many years, providing ‘healing touch to troubled hearts and souls’ according to its previous business slogan. Now it has 80 approved ProvenTherapists practising 24X7 and the number is growing.

Last week the virtual clinic launched its new website along with highly sophisticated chat application for use by service users as well as Therapists. The new chat application reported to have many new features:

* Flash based live chat application with high speed and real time simulation
* Live text chat and live voice chat with excellent audio clarity
* Application run from dedicated server to ensure maximum bandwidth support
* Interactive whiteboard to make therapeutic communication effective and powerful
* Online access to verbatim (full counseling script) for Therapists and Clients any time
* Clients are offered two fee models – fee per session, and fee per minute
* Peer support facility for Therapists
* Notes keeping facility for Therapists
* Clients forum for sharing issues anonymously for Therapists to respond

The premier online counseling and psychotherapy service has changed its business tag line to ‘online counseling for life’s journey’ with the aim of adding positive color to its healing mission.

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Virtual Clinic Upgraded

Online Counseling for Life’s Journey…

ProvenTherapy.comThe upgraded version of ProvenTherapy.com released today with innovative features.

  • Flash based live chat application with high speed and real time simulation
  • Live text chat and live voice chat with excellent audio clarity
  • Application run from dedicated server to ensure maximum bandwidth support
  • Interactive whiteboard to make therapeutic communication effective and powerful
  • Online access to verbatim (full counseling script) for Therapists and Clients any time
  • Clients are offered two fee models – fee per session, and fee per minute
  • Peer support facility for Therapists
  • Notes keeping facility for Therapists
  • Clients forum for sharing issues anonymously for Therapists to respond

The new site and chat application is expected to deliver the best facilities in terms of performance, efficacy,  and security. The full site and interactive application are channelled through SSL encryption for maximum security of data.

The new site offers the first 5 minutes of the first session free for clients.

The New Look…

New Look

Here’s the first peek of the upgraded site…

Some of the new features include:

  • Fast and bug-free chat application
  • Integrated audio chat
  • Improved session history
  • Per minute and per session payment system
  • Upgraded and simplified payment gateway
  • Improved audio quality
  • Telephone call widgets are something of the past
  • Improved ranking system for Therapists
  • First five minutes chat is free for the first session
  • User-friendly pagination
  • Notes and white board facilities integrated to chat window
  • Improved security features

Site Being Up-graded

Better Chat System… New Payment System… Better Environment

The main site is undergoing serious and major upgrading process. Hoping to show the new face in the first week of May.

The major changes are the following:

New Chat Application with the following features:

Chat with audio facility (yes, we are stopping telephone facility which is complex in many ways at the moment, and is very expensive for us. So, the chat will have audio facility that could substitute telephone)

  • Whiteboard plug-in
  • Notes and chat side by side (therapist can take notes, scribble down further questions that could be asked as the session progresses, etc.)
  • Access mails, check accounts/payments, etc. right from the Messenger
  • Facility to review full chat sessions (verbatim history)

Elimination/Blocking of Non-Serious Clients

This has been a serious issue until now which we are hoping to avoid by introducing the following:

  • Client has option to choose from per minute session or per hour session
  • Client can chat ONLY after purchasing minutes or purchasing an hour session
  • If client chooses per minute session, the first five minutes will be free; means, only the minutes after the first five minutes will be counted for payment

New Payment System

We are very anxious to see ProvenTherapists getting paid without delay. We are stopping our business with eSellerate and are hoping to do business with a better service where our therapists don’t need to wait for receiving their first payment. eSellerate has a waiting period of two months and they have a minimum balance condition of $100. We are in the process of negotiating with eSellerate to release all outstanding payments to our therapists, irrespective of minimum balance and waiting time. This will be done before 8th May by which time we will, hopefully, have a better payment system in place. We are hoping to deposit money into our therapists’ local banks directly by ourselves in order to avoid long waiting, minimum balance conditions, etc.

Therapist Specialized in Stress Management Opens Virtual Clinic at ProvenTherapy

Rodica Mihalis, a professionally qualified Counselor, is the latest addition to the ProvenTherapists team to extend healing touch to troubled hearts and souls through person-centered Rogerian methods.

PRLog (Press Release) – Feb. 25, 2013 – Originally from Eastern Europe, Rodica holds a M.S. in Counseling and Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, joined the ProvenTherapists team recently.

The focus of her practice is on relationships, improving couple communication, loss and grief and parental support. For ten years she worked in the wellness industry, specializing in stress management using natural methods such as breathing exercises, positive visualizations and aromatherapy.

Rodica’s educational background and life experiences make her an empathetic counselor who understands the complexities of the human nature.  She will listen, evaluate the special needs of clients and offer her professional suggestions so they may achieve desired goals.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy kicks off at ProvenTherapy

Suicidal thoughts and self harming behavior with negative self image and self condemnation need to be tackled… Dialectical Behavior Therapy has answer! Thanks to Pat Sumlin, LMFT, a dedicated ProvenTherapist and DBT expert, for her hard work to initiate this great service at ProvenTherapy.com.

DBT promotes self-efficacy, purpose, meaning and personal power. Gain valuable skills in order to take a bold new approach to living. Learning skills can help you to become healthier and happier. Start on the journey towards an interpersonal lifestyle that works for you vs. against you.

DBT has powerful therapeutic techniques like JADE, RUI, Fight-Flight-Freeze, to name a few. Learning DBT methods will improve confidence and strengthen your ego. Through DBT you will be able to transform your hopelessness into definite HOPE!

At the DBT sessions your Therapist will take you through the practical skills, compiled into 4 modules;

  1. Mindfulness
  2. Distress Tolerance
  3. Emotion Regulation
  4. Interpersonal Effectiveness

At ProvenTherapy.com the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Department is headed by Pat Sumlin, LMFT, an experienced DBT Certified Therapist and Clinical Trainer. Visit this page to read more about DBT and therapy process at ProvenTherapy.com.

Here’s an article by Pat on DBT

 

 

 

Kudos Sharanya, you did it!!

Sharanya Dinesh - Approved ProvenTherapist

She is Dr. Sharanya Dinesh now!

One of the experienced ProvenTherapists Sharanya Dinesh gained her Doctoral degree recently, a huge milestone to achieve, a real reward for her hard work and dedication!

Dr. Dinesh did her doctoral thesis in clinical psychology titled Self Awareness in Present Day Adolescents.

The research was done in the metro schools and one Govt school for the poor/under privileged. The sample consisted of 450-500 students and the research inquiry was on emotional, professional, social, financial, spiritual awareness for students from grade 10 to grade 12.

Dr. Sharanya is providing online counseling and psychotherapy through proventherapy.com and also giving face to face therapeutic sessions at her own clinic in India. She is a fan of Khalil Gibran and has been incorporated Gibran’s meditative ideas into her therapy.

 

Visit Dr. Sharanya Dinesh’s profile page: https://www.proventherapy.com/Sharanya-178.html