Covered members pay an average copay of $30
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How Talkspace works
How Talkspace works
Check insurance coverage
We’re in-network with many major plans, or pay out-of-pocket.
Get matched with a therapist
Answer a few questions online and we’ll match you with a licensed provider (typically within 48 hours).
Communicate with your therapist through live sessions, messaging, or both.
Switch providers any time
If your first therapist isn’t a fit, it’s easy to select a new one, at no additional cost.
How therapy and psychiatry work together
Depending on your therapy goals, your Talkspace therapist will help you process thoughts and feelings, understand your motivations, develop coping strategies, and more. You’ll connect through live sessions, ongoing messaging, or both.Learn more
During live a video session a Talkspace psychiatric provider will evaluate your mental health history and symptoms, and prescribe medication if appropriate. You’ll have a follow-up appointment every three months for medication management.Learn more
Talkspace vs. In-person
A therapist licensed in your state
No parking fees or lost travel time
Meet the Talkspace licensed providers
- Anxiety & stress
- Chronic illness
- Eating disorders
- Anger management
- Childhood abuse
- Mood disorders
- Trauma & grief
- Family conflict
- and more...
High-quality care backed by evidence
Talkspace partners with major research institutions to validate the quality of our treatment methods.
It depends on how you pay. Many employers cover Talkspace for free, either directly with an employer code or through an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP). Most major health insurance plans cover Talkspace therapy, and if your plan does you’ll likely only pay a copay (typically $25). If you pay out-of-pocket Talkspace therapy plans begin at $69/week.
Typically, yes. Talkspace is in-network with many major insurance plans, and most covered members pay only a copay of $30 or less. So Talkspace therapy may be covered by your employer’s healthcare plan. Or you may receive it for free as a direct benefit from your employer. Learn more about insurance coverage for therapy.
Online therapy is proven to be as effective, if not more effective than face-to-face therapy. A study conducted by Talkspace & the Journal of Telemedicine and e-Health showed that text-based therapy through Talkspace was highly effective and comparable to traditional therapy.Talkspace also generated greater satisfaction in terms of its delivery, accessibility, and affordability. Learn more with Talkspace research.
Therapy and psychiatry can both play an important role in your mental health treatment plan. In therapy, licensed therapists work with you to discuss personal challenges and devise a personalized plan, but they aren't able to prescribe medication.
Psychiatry is a medical specialty that prescribes and monitors medication to treat mental health symptoms. Psychiatrists and psychiatric providers are licensed medical providers who specialize in mental health treatment and can provide psychiatric care services and personalized medication management.
After you answer a few online questions about your symptoms and preferences you’ll be matched with a therapist who is licensed in your state and who is likely to be a good fit for your needs. Talkspace therapists are a diverse group with a wide range of specializations. If you don’t click with your therapist, it’s easy to switch. Learn how to change my providers.