For gay couples who are interested in working with a professionally qualified Gay Couple Therapist via Skype video counselling sessions, GayCoupleCounselling.com reaches out to work with gay couples throughout the world.
Our video couple-counselling services for LGBT relationships uses Skype’s “group video chat” service and is targeted toward gay couples, lesbian couples, mixed-sexuality couples in intimate/committed relationships who wish to use GayCoupleCounselling.com‘s therapy services but who are either unable to travel to a face-to-face/in-person meeting, or who are in a long-distance relationship.
Long-distance/remote couple relationships are couples who are in separate countries or separate counties/states/towns who wish to work with GayCoupleCounselling.com specifically as a Specialist in LGBT Couples Counselling.
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Most couples prefer to use two devices (eg 2 x computers, a computer and a Skype-enabled Smart Phone etc…) but if the couple can tolorate to sit very close to each other then a single Skype camera will suffice; the couple need to be able to look at each other from time to time The choice to use one or two Skype devices is yours, though.
Skype has a position on confidentiality which may effect some couples’ decision to participate in Skype video conference couple counselling – a version of Microsoft’s policy on Skype is here: http://memeburn.com/2011/07/microsoft-and-skype-set-to-allow-backdoor-eavesdropping/
Skype couple counselling can be ideal for remote/Long-distant relationships – but we will have to manage any time-differences.
It is sometimes necessary to make contact with the counsellor outside of the sessions (e.g. to cancel or rearrange an appointment). When emailing Dean, best practice is to CC your partner in the email. Unless it has been agreed otherwise by everyone, individual contact with Dean without the knowledge of the partner is not advisable, but we will manage this as far as possible should it become necessary.
Whilst attempting to engage in contact beyond the time-boundaries and therapy-boundaries is discouraged, we will manage situations as they arise.
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Are you a gay or lesbian couple, a couple in a mixed-sexuality relationship, looking for support and professional assistance in managing your relationship conflicts?
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