The debate around the problems associated with social networking for therapists has been heated and complex (see Google and Facebook, Therapists and Clients by Dr. John Grohol). Regardless of this ongoing dialogue, the reality is many therapists are engaged in social networking and that’s likely not going to change any time soon.
What I’m curious to know is not the problems with social networking — there are loads of comments on Dr. Grohol’s article listed above if you’d like to sound off there — but why you are networking in this way in the first place?
Whether you’re active on Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz or any other of the growing list of networking spots sprouting up all over the online landscape, what are your goals in doing so?
Here are a few reasons that come to mind around why therapists might be socially networking…
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