Emerging Trends in the Field of Psychology Essay
Cyber-therapy is one of the most recent trends in the field of psychology. Cyber-technology uses Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in a broader perspective for purposes of therapy and giving a technological touch to the practice of applied psychology (Fink, 1999). Therapist and the client are connected with cyber-technology or computer technology and therapist provides mental health services to the client. The biggest advantage of this therapy is its spatial-free nature i.e. free from necessity of a meeting place and the temporal-free nature; i.e. free from formal time constraints. Some people criticize this method, stating that it is not therapy, but merely a form of counseling (Holmes, 2011). This technique is the earlier stages, but due to its advantages over several constraints and its implications at a broad perspective and the fact that just about everyone is online in some fashion; this trend in psychology is will be ramped up and most likely become very popular.
I would opt for a career in positive psychology or cyber-therapy. As I perceive it, these trends not only develop one’s personal behavior, but social behavior as