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Google and Facebook raise new issues for therapists and their clients

Washington Post, March 30, 2010

How and when a therapist should use the Internet to get information on a patient—and even whether he or she should—are questions subject to vigorous debate. Traditionally, therapists obtained information about a patient through face-to-face dialogue. Now, with the click of a mouse, tech-savvy therapists and patients are challenging the old rules and raising serious questions about how much each should know about the other and where lines should be drawn, the Washington Post reports.