therapy

  • How Psychology Is Adapting To The World Of Tech Crunch Network

    How Psychology Is Adapting To The World Of Tech

    With the increased use of online therapy and wellness-based mobile applications, the field of mental health is following in the path of physical health initiatives in the design of more accessible and convenient platforms. While these programs provide services through different platforms, to a different audience and from a greater distance than ever before, it remains to be seen how these… Read More

  • Self-Help: There’s An App For That Crunch Network

    Self-Help: There’s An App For That

    Digital therapy is the new frontier of health innovation — and the tech world has taken notice. Myriad apps promise to make you happier, more mindful, less anxious — you name it. But, do they work? Read More

  • Breakthrough Grabs $5M From The Social+Capital Partnership, First Round And More To Bring Mental Health Therapy Online

    Breakthrough Grabs $5M From The Social+Capital Partnership, First Round And More To Bring Mental Health Therapy Online

    Today, 67 million Americans are living with some sort of diagnosable mental illness, yet nearly 35 percent receive inadequate care and 50 percent receive no treatment whatsoever. For one of the biggest problems in healthcare, it’s also one of the least discussed. The reasons are many, ranging from the stigma that comes with mental illness and the cost to the poor access and low… Read More

  • Backed By $900K From Keith Rabois And Angels, Breakthrough Is Your New Online Shrink

    Backed By $900K From Keith Rabois And Angels, Breakthrough Is Your New Online Shrink

    Today, one in four Americans suffer from a diagnosable mental illness, yet only one-third of those with symptoms are treated. Among the reasons why: The poor distribution of mental health professionals, the stigma that comes with mental health issues and, sadly, the high cost of care. In 2009, Mark Goldenson launched BreakThrough at TechCrunch50 to address this problem, offering an easy… Read More

  • Wii becoming part of physical therapy regimens

    The dude in this photo here isn’t doing any physical therapy. He’s just having a good time winning little blue pills away from his buddies, if you catch my drift. Innuendo is what I’m getting at. Sexual. Anyway… People similar to this old guy are incorporating Wii-time into their physical therapy exercises in Ohio, Canada, and elsewhere according to Reuters. Mostly used… Read More