William Jo Se M. Billote | MARIE FE E. ESCOTO | RYAN G PONCE | TRIXIE ELAINE G. PONCE | ELISEO A. PAMA | RIZZALIE MORNE V. MONTOYA | JOAN M. QUIBAL | ALJON QUILOAN | MARILYS G. PONCE | MARIANNE JEAN M. ADAM
The current situation brought about by the pandemic and technological advancements has resulted in a significant rise in the number of people who participate in online settings. Research into online counseling practice is significant as it is given the relative newness of the techniques. With this trend in guidance and counseling, this research aims to find out the different concerns and issues when providing online counseling and online therapy’s efficacy. The research design involved utilizing the qualitative research method in addressing the research question, and document analysis was employed. This research’s specific documents include outcomes-based studies, process studies, and self-report studies in guidance and counseling. After examining and analyzing literature from the three categories of study, online therapy appears to be clinically efficacious. Online counseling was more convenient and less inhibition in disclosing confidential issues during online sessions.