Other users like to set up a specific time once each week with their therapist so that they can message each other in real time (sort of like a face-to-face session would be).The best thing to do is talk to your therapist about your schedule and your needs, and see what will work best for both of you.
For non-crisis concerns, you can contact Teen Central as well.
Because our therapists are real people who have multiple clients, families, lives, etc.
LICSW: Licensed and Independent Clinical Social Worker is a social worker with a MSW (Master of Social Work) and an additional three years of training. You are only required to provide us a username, email and password to get started. We understand and appreciate your desire for removal of your personal information.
LICSWs tend to specialize in family and marital counseling. D: A Doctor of Psychology is a professional doctorate degree. We can always close your account so that it can no longer be logged into by anyone, but please be aware that the chat dialogues themselves cannot be deleted because the therapists are required by Federal Law to keep records on file for a specific period of time.
If you want to file a formal complaint with Talkspace, please complete this form. At Talkspace we have an extensive, nationwide network of licensed therapists.
All Talkspace therapists have been carefully vetted and trained to use Talkspace.
Talkspace therapists have additional training in specific approaches to therapy which include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Existential-Humanistic, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic, Mindfulness and more. Please click on the link below and fill out the initial application to the best of your ability.
We also have a Board of Advisors who include prominent professionals that are experts in the healthcare space and help ensure that our service is effective. Different letters mean different qualifications for what that therapist can treat. You will have the opportunity to ask a member of our clinical team any questions you have when they respond to your application: At Talkspace your privacy and safety are always the first consideration.
We also encourage those who are underage to reach out to a trusted adult.
Parents, extended family, school counselors or someone in a religious community are all people who can help.
Your therapist will come in on a schedule and respond.