Talkspace is an online therapy company that has taken advantage of technology to reach out to clients worldwide. With the click of a button, anyone can access the company’s services from anywhere since the company bases its services unlimited. Its entire team of therapists comprises of practitioners that are all licensed and ready to help anytime. A client should not worry since the means of communication is entirely safe, and any information shared remains completely confidential.
Oren Frank is the co-founder and CEO of Talkspace with the help of Roni Frank. The company began in 2012 after a successful marriage therapy that inspired the Franks to help others too. Roni decided to pursue an education in the area of psychotherapy and later started the online therapy program that has continued to evolve over the years. Talkspace aims at reaching out to at least a billion people worldwide. Read more about Oren Frank at haaretz.com
Recently, Talkspace hired Neil Leibowitz, a former top-ranking medical director who worked for UnitedHealth. Oren, in an interview with CNBC, mentioned that Talkspace app has users of up to 1 million for the half a decade it has been operational. With the increase of users, it was necessary to bring on board a highly experienced professional in the area. The hiring of Leibowitz was also essential since Talkspace plans to allow its team of therapists to prescribe medicine whenever necessary.
Oren Frank recently put up a “Here to help you delete your accounts” post at the beginning of January 2018 on his twitter account, @orenfrank. His twitter post supports The Telegraph blog that touched on a statistic done one young girls spending considerable time on social media. The blog reports that such teenagers are more prone to depression. Talkspace would be an appropriate avenue for such young ladies facing who are already negatively influenced by social media platforms.