Future of Therapy 2016: What Do You Think the Future of Therapy Is?

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“What do you think the future of therapy is?” To give the public a preview of our clinical conference, The Future of Therapy, we asked some of our panelists this question. Check out their insights below!

Jenna BirchFreelance Writer at Yahoo!

Jenna Birch Talkspace conference panelist I think the future of therapy is creating a system of care that works well for you on an individual and personal level. It fits into your life. It tackles your specific mental health needs. It helps you slow down and relieve the key stressors so pervasive in our “right now” culture — from the feeling that you must constantly be plugged in, to how you should mindfully engage with new mediums like social media. Hopefully, it redefines how so many typically view therapy and erases the stigma that you shouldn’t need to take care of your mental health. We all do, and if we’re not, we’re robbing ourselves of a better state of well-being. Continue reading Future of Therapy 2016: What Do You Think the Future of Therapy Is?

Future of Therapy 2016: What Excites You Most About Mental Health Care Innovation?

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“What excites you most about mental health care innovation?”

To give the public a preview of our Clinical Conference, The Future of Therapy, we asked some of our panelists this question.

Check out their insights below!

Jenna BirchFreelance Writer at Yahoo!

Jenna Birch Talkspace conference panelist

There’s no one way to care for your mental health. If I’ve learned anything over the past several years, it’s that everyone has different struggles and needs. With so many advances in technology, social media, therapy and connectivity, I think we’ll see a lot of mental health care tailored to very individual needs. That’s amazing.

 

 

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3 Trends in Therapy You Need to Watch For

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Imagine a future where most therapists text their clients or video chat with them. Then picture these therapists working alongside doctors, yet focusing more on the strength of their relationships with clients rather than symptom reduction.

It’s not as far away as you might think, and it’s only scratching the surface of how therapy is changing. Therapy will always have the mission of helping people live a happier and healthier life, but the methods of working with and reaching clients are evolving rapidly.

To glean a glimpse of this future, keep reading to learn about the most prevalent current and emerging therapy trends Talkspace looked into. Continue reading 3 Trends in Therapy You Need to Watch For

Why Do People Become Therapists? Talkspace Answers!

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If you see a therapist, chances are he or she will be interested in helping you live a better life rather than “figuring you out.” We learned this when we asked the hundreds of therapists in our network why they pursued therapy. Some also chose to share why they work for Talkspace specifically.

Keep reading to understand why people become therapists. If you feel one response speaks to you more than any other, that person might be the therapist for you! Continue reading Why Do People Become Therapists? Talkspace Answers!

7 Interesting Things You Should Know About Talkspace Online Therapy

7 Interesting Things You Should Know About Talkspace Online Therapy

“As Talkspace therapists, we get a lot of questions about the efficacy of online therapy, as well as a bunch of other stuff.”

We use the Talkspace online platform to work with individuals from all walks of life dealing with all kinds of problems. Naturally, some of the most rewarding and honorable moments we experience are when we see our clients at their best. It’s our job to track their progress, but it is our privilege to see them succeed.

But before our clients sign up for therapy, they usually have a few general questions. We thought we’d answer some of them right here.

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