New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) June 29, 2007
A popular counseling portal on the web, The Family & Marriage Counseling Directory, has just made available two networks of licensed, professional counselors and therapists who do phone counseling.
The practice of phone counseling has been around, in one form or another, since the advent of the telephone. It is useful today for people who have limited access to transportation or few therapists who practice in their area. It is also usefully for those going through intense emotional turmoil, who need to speak to a counseling professional right away.
The unique nature of the phone counseling now available is that when the consumer goes to the phone counseling page, located here:
That person can immediately see the counselors that are available for a live session. Counselors are listed by name, with a photo, and short pragraph about them or their counseling specialties. The two networks of therapists who provide the connection services are Luminent and Kasamba. They are well respected providers of online phone counseling.
The Family & Marriage Counseling Directory has been around since 2003, and is one of the top ranked counseling websites on the internet. It lists over 300 therapists, located in cities throughout the United States and Canada. It also provides counseling resources, self-help counseling alternatives, and articles written by counseling professionals from different backgrounds. The site was started Chris Hartwell, MSW, a social worker, who stays involved with the ongoing changes in the counseling fields, and maintains therapist listings.