Title

Mental health professionals' exposure to clients with problematic Internet experiences

Abstract

This paper examines clients' exposure to problematic Internet experiences among a national sample of 2,098 social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and other mental health professionals. This analysis finds that mental health professionals are working with clients experiencing a range of problems related to Internet use. However, these professionals have generally not been exposed to training or information in the professional literature on the topic of working with clients with problematic Internet experiences. We identify several areas in which additional training is needed and review practical implications for mental health professionals.

Publication Date

10-2006

Journal Title

Journal of Technology in Human Services

Publisher

Taylor & Francis

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1300/J017v24n04_03

Document Type

Article

Rights

© 2006 by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved.