We also encourage those who are underage to reach out to a trusted adult.
Other users like to set up a specific time once each week with their therapist so that they can message each other in real time (sort of like a face-to-face session would be).
The best thing to do is talk to your therapist about your schedule and your needs, and see what will work best for both of you.
MS: Masters of Science in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, clinical counseling, or educational psychology. All of your chat data is encrypted on the servers, and all communication between our software and the servers is encrypted.
A master’s degree in the specified area may require completion of a master’s thesis, dissertation and/or project. “A comprehensive review and a meta-analysis of the effectiveness of internet-based psychotherapeutic interventions.” Journal of Technology in Human Services, 26.2-4: 109-160. The Talkspace app requires you to enter your password and allows you to create a unique passcode for extra security.
Privacy, security and anonymity are incredibly important to us.
You have the opportunity to create a unique username during the registration process. It’s completely up to you whether or not you reveal your real name to anyone at any time.Those are the specialties and licenses of each therapist. We go to great lengths to ensure that you and your data are always kept safe and confidential.LPC: Licensed Professional Counselors are mental health service providers with a master’s degree who are trained to work with individuals, families and groups in treating mental, behavioral and emotional problems and disorders. Our technology is fully HIPAA compliant and your safety is our #1 priority.Talkspace therapists have additional training in specific approaches to therapy which include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Existential-Humanistic, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic, Mindfulness and more. Please click on the link below and fill out the initial application to the best of your ability.We also have a Board of Advisors who include prominent professionals that are experts in the healthcare space and help ensure that our service is effective. Different letters mean different qualifications for what that therapist can treat. You will have the opportunity to ask a member of our clinical team any questions you have when they respond to your application: At Talkspace your privacy and safety are always the first consideration.LMHC: Licensed Mental Health Counselor is board certified to treat children, adolescents, and adults suffering from adjustment issues, relationship conflicts, or mental illness. Department of Veterans Affairs Patients Enrolled in Telemental Health Services, 2006–2010” Andersson, G., & Cuijpers, P. “Internet-based and other computerized psychological treatments for adult depression: A meta-analysis.” Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 38(4), 196-205. If you have an i Phone that supports Touch ID, we also have a feature that recognizes your fingerprint.