The current state of lockdown and isolation has meant that even some regular clients have requested sessions via Skype or FaceTime. Additionally, this is a tough time to come out of rehab and Skyping is one way of maintaining contact with a recovery programme.

Those leaving treatment now may well struggle not only with the present peculiar atmosphere, but will likely find several local AA, CA Na meetings are not taking place. Those of us who have been around a while will have well developed support systems, but for the newly sober this is a tough time.