7 Reasons Why Clients & Counselors Prefer Home-Based Counseling

The Family Therapy Blog

This post was created in partnership with Mindly. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.

First of all, what is home-based counseling? Home-based counseling is when a therapist travels to your home to conduct a therapy session. Can you remember stories from back in the 1930s when doctors commonly made house calls (Unwin & Tatum, 2011)? They had time to spend more than 15 minutes with each patient. Wouldn’t it be great if we could get back to that kind of quality and patient attention? There is a movement in the healthcare field to a more personalized and on demand practice. One step in this direction is the expansion of home-based counseling services.

In a professional counseling setting, there are potential advantages to home-based counseling services for the client and counselor. I feel that I can speak to this as someone who provided home-based services to clients…

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