Mental illness is something that most people do not want to talk about. There is a stigma associated with mental health in the society that prevents many people from seeking help. People feel ashamed and embarrassed to talk to therapists. It is the reason why Talkspace offers a private way to give support to those that are as effective as real therapy. There are many benefits to online therapy by Talkspace.
Talkspace is easily accessible by people with physical disabilities as they cannot travel to the therapists when they need help. People can talk to the therapists at any time of the day meaning that do not have to skip work. Most of the traditional therapy sessions last for one hour, but online therapy through Talkspace can be arranged for as much and for as little time that one needs. There is no restriction on the time that one can seek therapy for. Talkspace can also be used by teenagers who are yet to receive their driving license. They do not have to wait for their parents to drive them to their therapy sessions. People in abusive relationships can also get therapy without letting their partners know about it.
Today, the millennial generation has become quite busy and there hundreds of things that affect them. Today, even the politics play an essential role in the mental health of the people. According to the Talkspace founders Oren and Roni Frank, more people are seeking therapy because they are suffering from anxiety seeing the political environment in the country. In fact, there has been more number of people applying for an account with Talkspace after Donald Trump was elected as the President. It has been estimated that the number of people seeking online therapy will grow by 100 percent in the coming years.