Should I find a local therapist or go online and use Talkspace / Betterhelp?
Updated: Dec 5, 2022
Right now you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed by the idea of trying to find a therapist. You probably have seen lots of ads for online platforms like Talkspace and Betterhelp and are wondering what the difference is between those services and seeing a therapist locally in your community. Why is one so much cheaper than the other? What is the difference between in-person talk therapy and online text therapy? How do I know which is best for me?
If you are feeling confused about which direction to go, check out this video from Jamie Molnar, LMHC, QS, RYT, as she walks you through the differences between online companies and local providers and what to consider when making a decision about the type of therapy that is best for you.