Notable finding:  Nearly 1,000 studies have been conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of e-therapy, most within the past 5 years. The bottom line: e-therapy is generally as effective as face-to-face therapy.


Recent Publications

Epstein, R., & Muzzatti, L. (2011).  Preliminary validation of an online DSM-based mental health referral inventory. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 29, 284-295.


Epstein, R. (2011, May/June). Distance therapy comes of age. Scientific American Mind, pp. 60-63.


Epstein, R. (2010, March/April). Are you mentally healthy? Scientific American Mind, pp. 58-61.



 Recent Presentations


Epstein, R., Le, C., & Robertson, R.E. (2015, April). A DSM-5-based online mental health screening inventory: Preliminary validation study. Paper presented at the 95th annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Las Vegas, Nevada.


Epstein, R., & Muzzatti, L. (2009, May). Initial validation of an online DSM-based mental health screening inventory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.


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