Talkspace, a leading text therapy app, partnered with Michael Phelps, world champion swimmer, 28th medalist, to promote therapy as an important instrument for one’s mental health. Mr. Phelps struggled with depression and anxiety at some point in his life. Therefore, he is better placed to go to national TV stations to encourage people to seek help and make them understand how close help is with Talkspace. According to Michael Phelps, when he struggled with anxiety and depression, he felt relieved when he started talking about it. When he found out he could talk out his issues and get e-therapy through text, web, or video, he felt empowered rather than vulnerability. Mr. Phelps is now dedicated to helping others who might going through what he went through.
Michael Phelps has one message to pass to the world, help is not only much easier to access now, but also more affordable. When the two partners came together, it marked the beginning of a revolution to end the stigma associated with mental health as well as the force that keep people with mental health issues from getting therapy services. Mr. Phelps also joined Talkspace Board of Advisors, made up of a small group of psychologists, industry experts, and corporate CEOs to advise the company on its mental health strategy.
Talkspace’s mission to offer unparalleled e-therapy services is driven by highly trained mental health professionals who works tirelessly to provide valuable information, support, as well as important insights to their clients and the public. The company has taken an initiative to go beyond providing conventional therapy services to providing expertly advice through well-crafted articles on its blog. The company’s blog tackles issues related to one’s family, how best to handle a cohabitation situation, understanding a personality inventory and many other issues. The blog which is open to the general public helps explain various types of mental health conditions, simply clarify what certain terms mean and stories of transformational change.
Talkspace is a revolutionary app that is aimed at eliminating hurdles that people with mental health conditions face. It is cheaper, quicker and easily accessible to all. The company has helped over a million people cope with issues such as anxiety, eating disorders, personality disorders, addiction, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder as well as family problems.