Talkspace reaching out to thousands through text therapy sessions
According to many research carried out and the extensive meta-analysis did it has proven that listening to music can enhance mental health. Furthermore, changes occurring around us daily in our lives would be a reflection brought about by songs. Talkspace has recently released a “spring sounds” playlist that is aimed at outing one’s mood in the transition from seasons-from winter to spring. Targeting the mental health of the listener the “spring sounds” playlist would evoke a chill feeling to the season full of activity. Most people would not seek help when faced with issues affecting their mental health. A significant number of people would have the opinion that they would be perceived as weak if they admitted they needed help when their psychological health is disturbed. Acknowledging that one needs help and making an effort to ask for it is a vital step one has to take. However as easy as it may sound one admitting that they have an illness affecting them mentally due to a lot of stigma surrounding the whole idea. People experience the feeling of inadequacy which might hinder them from accepting something is wrong. Finding a professional and licensed mental therapist on Talkspace is an easy and affordable process. One has to install the app on their phone and sign up for only $25 per week. After signing up, few background details about the patient are collected including what be considered when picking their therapist of choice. The Talkspace team then matches the patient with the best fit therapist. The patient and the therapist would then be introduced and meet on the app and sessions take place mostly through texting. Although some people prefer physical meetups, but for some text therapy sessions would cut it. Talkspace has enabled thousands of people to access mental therapists in a fast and simple way.