Hannah Zeavin: The Distance Cure, A History of Teletherapy

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This week, we’ll hear how distance has played a key role in psychotherapy – even before the pandemic. Starting with Freud’s treatments by mail, to crisis hotlines, and now mobile phones and Zoom sessions, therapy has long existed outside the doctor’s office. Hannah Zeavin calls it teletherapy, and she explores its history in a new book “The Distance Cure”. On July 17, 2021, Zeavin talked to Adam Savage.

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