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The gig economy comes for therapists

11 mins | Mar 31, 2022

Silicon Valley wants to 'disrupt' the mental health industry. But are they devaluing it in the process? An estimated 42% of Americans seek out therapy, making it an appealing space for tech entrepreneurs looking to make significant financial gains. Services like Talkspace and BetterHelp are leading the way in breaching the gap between technology and therapy. Still, many experts remain sceptical about how much value this format loses compared to in-real-life sessions. Nicole Karlis explores furhter.

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