No time for therapy or too lazy to get to a therapist? No need to worry because Talkspace got you. Talkspace is an online platform that offers therapy sessions through video chats, messages, and audios. All therapists on their site are well trained and certified. Oren Frank, the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of the company say that the company currently has a million clients on their portfolio. This is after five years in the industry.
Oren Frank says that it is important that people start putting effort into ensuring their mental health is intact. He says that people are so afraid of eating products with sugar or too much fat in fear of diabetes. What they don’t know is that mental illness is critical like any other disease. In every five individuals in the USA, one is suffering from mental issues. More about of Oren Frank at Huffpost
Talkspace teaches their patients on ways to overcome stress by staying calm, shifting behavior and handling pressure. Stress doesn’t have to control you, if you have been struggling with such issues and anxiety, Talkspace will help you get past it. Oren Frank recently announced the company hiring a chief medical officer from UnitedHealth.
Oren Frank mentioned that the platform is growing and they need to see their patients get everything they need to feel better. The medical officer will help subscribe medicine for the clients when necessary. The company is yet to decide the medicine they will be prescribing to their clients.
Frank says that employers are now taking mental health care seriously after research that showed many Millineals are suffering from anxiety and depression.
Oren Frank’s Twitter is full of encouraging messages on achieving a happy life and accepting the challenges that come our way. In one of his tweets, he admits not all his days are perfect but he tries to stay happy, and the see good in life.
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