The therapy-app fantasy | Curio

The therapy-app fantasy

44 mins | Apr 18, 2021

Will our phones become our therapists? An overwhelming demand for counselling has spawned slickly marketed companies promising a service they cannot possibly provide. The rise in 'digital behavioural health' has put a huge price on mental wellness after raising $1.8 billion in venture-capital funding in 2020. Molly Fischer explores how this has given birth to a wave of apps promising to help, even when they can’t.

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