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Being with someone online is not “being with” someone. There’s a lot of information and energy missing in online communication. It may be OK for a staff meeting at Amazon.com, but I can’t be sure what patients are thinking or feeling if I’m looking at digital representations of them on a computer screen. Lots of what you get from a counselor, can only be gotten with in-person engagement. Our psyches can be healed with the feeling energy of a caring person. Ethically, I cannot charge for counseling on Zoom. How can I be “here for you” if I’m not here at all?–MR

Virtual contact worse than no contact for over-60s in lockdown, says study

By Amelia Hill, The Guardian US, July 26, 2021

Staying in touch with friends and family via technology made many older people feel more lonely, research finds.

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