I have been providing online talk therapy at Talkspace for almost 2 years. I have a small practice and have learned how to manage client retention and satisfaction (online has some distinct differences from F2F). I like the flexibility of checking in when I can find the time (as well as the comfort at doing it in my pj's or from my hammock or anywhere, really) and feeling satisfaction that my clients that come with intention to work through the issues that brought them into the app do report great satisfaction. Providing online talk therapy through Talkspace at the moment requires iphones which was a non issue for me as I already had one, but droid users would want to know that.
Flexibility, professional satisfaction, nice supplemental gig
Licensed Therapist (Current Employee) – California – June 3, 2018
great culture, supportive environment, good tech support, easy to access from anywhere...There are a lot of benefits to the organizational structure they implement, everyone has a supervision channel to seek support, co-workers are easily access, experts are available for consultation.
Therapist (Current Employee) – United States – January 17, 2018
I have really enjoyed getting to learn more about delivering therapy in an online environment, and for that I am grateful to TalkSpace! I don't think they pay their therapists enough, especially for EAP clients ($20 per 50 minute session, before taxes). And I have found it very difficult to build a case load. I plan to branch out on my own after I gain enough experience on this platform. I will say it is a very convenient way to do a side hustle from the comfort of your own home.
good experience, they handle all payment for the contractor
Therapist (Current Employee) – New York – December 5, 2017
I love having the Talkspace app as a resource for my clients. It allows me to spend more quality time with my clients and be up to date with technology. They love having the option to text, audio or video chat me whenever they need to. Talkspace is a great help and super user friendly.
great work and environment, not enough advancement and pay
Full-Time Employee (Current Employee) – New York, NY – December 4, 2017
I have generally loved working at Talkspace. The environment is wonderful, and the management is understanding about health issues and the like. People respect your need for a good work/life balance. The company has been a great place to learn and grow as a person.
The only downsides are that you might not get paid what you are worth or be able to advance sufficiently. These caveats are typical of startups, but I think the company could do more to compensate people and offer internal career paths.
Most of the people on my team, including myself, have had a bad experience with our manager. People seem to get along with most of the other executives, though.
Excellent network of professionals who are passionate about improving access to mental health
Therapist (Current Employee) – Kansas – December 4, 2017
Amazing opportunity to be apart of the movement in accessing mental health. Extremely supportive leaders and genius engineers. Provides a highly flexible environment and the ability to creative your own schedule and availability! Two huge factors/barriers when living in the Midwest and raising a family.