For this study an inter-university team from Spain, Mexico and Ecuador collected survey data related to online psychotherapy for the period December 2020 to April 2021. The respondents were psychotherapists from different countries who responded to an online survey posted on social media. The project team focused on responses of psychotherapists from the countries from where most of the responses were generated, which were Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, and Spain.
Kind of Data
Unit of Analysis
v1: Edited, anonymised dataset for licensed distribution
Dataset for Non-Commercial Use only
The survey collected data on respondents' country of birth, age, gender, education level, work experience, and type of workplace (e.g. clinic, hospital, university). The rest of the data collected related to their experience with and provision of online psychotherapy before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Producers and sponsors
International University of Valencia
Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Universidad Internacional del Ecuador
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
Data Collection Notes
Data was collected online.
University of Cape Town
Licensed access data, available under conditions
International University of Valencia, Autonomous University of Ciudad Juárez, National Autonomous University of Mexico, and Universidad Internacional del Ecuador. Online Psychotherapy During COVID-19 2020-2021 [dataset]. Version 1. IUV, UACJ, UNAM, UIDE [producers], 2021. Cape Town: DataFirst [distributers], 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25828/9KTZ-R872