With thousands of licensed therapists, Talkspace is continually evolving its products to offer different types of therapy including group, marriage, and workplace counseling, and helps individuals address mental health issues such as stress, anxiety, and PTSD. Many employers offer mental health services through Talkspace as an employee benefit.
RENÉE DALEY, LCSW, SENIOR CLINICAL PRODUCT MANAGER AT TALKSPACE
The Power of Real-Time Engagement
When the founders of Talkspace were experiencing challenges in their marriage and attended therapy, they realized just how many barriers there were to getting care—from stigmas to costs and even the logistics of actually getting to therapy sessions. As a result, they started a journey to making therapy more affordable and easier to access.
The solution they created allows individuals to send text messages, audio messages, video messages or have live video sessions with their therapist anytime from the comfort of their homes.
A HIPAA-Compliant Mental Health Solution
Agora’s Video SDK gives Talkspace the flexibility to create a custom experience for people seeking mental health services, with HIPAA-compliant confidentiality and security. It also provides flawless mobile-to-mobile connectivity, regardless of device, operating system and geographic location.
Thanks to Agora’s SD-RTN™, Talkspace therapy sessions stream at high quality in real time with top security and encryption anywhere in the world, ensuring that patients and therapists can talk about sensitive topics without video stutters or audio delays.
CTO OF TALKSPACE
“Talkspace had been looking for a real-time solution to provide visual context to its users and therapists with ensured Quality of User Experience (QoE) levels.”
CTO of Talkspace
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