Brief History about Talkspace

Talkspace got started by Oren and Roni Frank in 2012. Talkspace helps connect people with therapists who have licenses via web and mobile apps. The company is located in New York City. It is the leader in online therapy in the world. On 22nd May 2018, Michael Phelps announced a strategic partnership with Talkspace to promote treatment. Michael Phelps says that he has struggled with anxiety and depression throughout his career and that it was difficult for him to get help. When he discovered that he could talk with a therapist online, he started opening up and felt stronger.

Michael aims to help people who are facing the same challenges he faced and show them that getting help is more comfortable. The partnership between Talkspace and Phelps are to fight the stigma around mental health and the things that prevent people from going to therapy. Phelps was also to join Talkspace Board of Advisors which is made of a small group of experts in industry and psychologists to help in advising Talkspace on the strategy to take about mental health. Talkspace CEO said that they were happy that Michael Phelps joined them.

Talkspace’s mission is to make millions of people happy. Users have access to licensed therapists through unlimited messaging therapies which means that there is no need for appointments. All therapists at Talkspace are licensed, and their background is well known. Since all sessions go on online, therapists don’t judge patients. At Talkspace, all therapists understand; therefore there is no room for judgment. Talkspace offers an excellent approach to online therapy with the growth on the internet and the use of technology.

Online therapy is a sector that keeps growing day by day. Online and face to face therapies work almost the same. People prefer Talkspace Therapy because it is quite affordable and the services are incredible — another reason why most people prefer Talkspace is because one doesn’t have to commute to get attended to. Talking via the phone is better than talking face to face with them. It works best for people who have a tight schedule. Talkspace aims at providing patients with the kind of services they want.

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Roseann Bennett Works To Make Mental Health More Accessible

Roseann Bennett is a licensed marriage and family therapist with an experienced background in assessment and therapy. For over 10 years, she has been working with individuals off all ages and all walks of life, she especially has a heart for helping those who are marginalized in the community. In 2010, Roseann co-founded the Center for Assessment and Treatment, a not for profit mental health agency in Hackettstown, New Jersey. Along with her husband, Dr. Todd Bennet, they created the 501 (c)(3) charitable organization to focus on treating and advocating for people and families regardless of their socioeconomic status.


Roseann Bennett initially worked as an in-home therapist in New Jersey, when later, she decided to take an outpatient position. She soon realized that mental health patients were waiting as long as six to nine months to receive treatment, and they did not have access to continuous care. She desired to establish an organization that provided prompt mental health services and focused on helping low-income individuals. Read more about Roseann Bennett of Center for Assessment and Treatment: Q&A


The Bennetts also established the center hoping to change the way people feel about seeking mental health therapy. Still, some people do not seek help because of the stigma surrounding mental health. Although much awareness has been made about the importance of mental health, affordability and lack of insurance coverage is often what keeps people from seeking therapy. The couple promotes the idea that business could provide employees insurance coverage that includes benefits for mental health services. See Related Link for more information.


This year, Roseann Bennett has continued to show her commitment to providing as many people as possible with access to professional mental health services. In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, she published a series of articles pertaining to marriage and family mental health issues on the center’s website:


Roseann Bennett has dedicated her life and career to making mental health services available to all people. She serves as the Executive Director of Center for Assessment and Treatment, she is also serving as Northern Chapter President of the New Jersey Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.