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Opening Therapeutic Doors to the iGeneration

by Marina London on

According to an article in the New York Times (Stone 2010), researchers are beginning to draw a distinction between the Net Generation, born in the 1980s, and the iGeneration, born in the ’90s and this decade.

As mental health professionals, why should we pay attention to these […] generational differences? Well very soon, these young people are going to become our clients. If we want to help them, deliver therapy to them, coach them – we will need to understand their unique relationship with technology, and as clinicians, be prepared to harness technology to deliver services.

Read more via Opening Therapeutic Doors to the iGeneration.


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Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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