For people who are looking for therapy but cannot afford the hefty costs, it comes with can now register at Talkspace, a convenient and affordable alternative to the traditional therapy session. Talkspace is an online counseling company based in New York and is amongst the fastest growing company in its niche. Since the launch of the company in 2012, Talkspace has been growing at an enormous pace. The growth rate of the company has been hitting new highs since Trump won the Presidential election in November 2016. It is unclear yet as to the growth in the volume of people registering at Talkspace is due to Trump winning the election or the rise in anxiety among people in general, but it concerns for sure.
Talkspace is a service that helps people benefit from talking to the professional therapist through their mobile phones via text or call. The users can even make a video call if necessary to the therapist on the other hand. As per the recent report, the people registering at Talkspace since November 2016 are mostly millennials between the ages of 30 to 35. The price at which people can avail therapy at Talkspace is also one of the factors behind the massive growth of the company. A traditional therapy would cost anything from $50 to $300 or more per session, but Talkspace charges one-tenth of it per week. The users can contact the therapist twice a day, and it helps them stay balanced in their approach towards the lives and their precise mental health problems.
Talkspace’ CEO Oren Frank says that more and more people are realizing the benefit of psychotherapy online and are flocking to it. It helps in leading a life with a balance and clarity, which might not be achieved without therapy in many cases.