Psychological Media-Counseling As A Specific Form Of Psychological Help



Psychological media counseling is a specific form of psychological assistance, characterized by a single public response the counselor gives to an anonymous request. The author points to the problem of scarcity of theoretical and methodological recommendations for the implementation of media counseling. Based on the experience of cooperation with the university newspaper the author conducts an analysis of the subject, objectives, conditions, means of this activity, gives recommendations for carrying it out. The paper focuses on the educational and preventive functions of media counseling. The introduction of the respective topics in the academic program of the «Counseling Psychology» course is proposed.

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Keywords: psychological assistance, distant forms of psychological assistance, psychological media counseling

Journal rubric: Essay

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Kuznetsova S.A. Psychological Media-Counseling As A Specific Form Of Psychological Help. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2017. Vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 117–128. DOI: 10.17759/cpp.2017250109. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Snezhana A. Kuznetsova, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor of the Department of Psychotherapy and Psychological Counseling, «Moscow Institute of psychoanalysis», Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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