Text therapy service offers unlimited messaging, any time, for a flat fee

Just like other areas of healthcare, telecommunication innovations are changing the face of the therapy services, and we’ve already seen startups such as iCouch offer counseling via video chat and instant messaging. Now Talkspace is enabling patients to chat instantly with a professional therapist whenever they want, offering treatment without time restrictions or the need to make an appointment. READ MORE…

Counseling and therapy via online video or chat

If mood-altering “drugs” and concentration enhancements can both be offered online, they why not general therapy sessions as well? That, indeed, is precisely the premise behind iCouch, a New York-based service that offers counseling and therapy via online video or chat on a PC or mobile device. READ MORE…

Music streaming site aims to boost concentration

Hot on the heels of our coverage of Digipill, the audio subscription service that aims to alter mental states with psychoacoustic therapy, we’ve discovered a similar service – focus@will – which hopes to boost people’s concentration through tailored playlists. READ MORE…

Headscarves deliver therapeutic relief for cancer sufferers

Jillies‘ blouses specifically designed for breast cancer patients have already been helping women feel more comfortable and fashionable during the treatment process, and now ASHA in Scotland is providing stylish headwear with technology that can ease the side effects of chemotherapy. READ MORE…

Yale Law Library loans therapy dog to stressed students

Student care has been a high priority for many Universities for some time now, with increasing importance placed upon personal tutors and campus counselors to care for overall well-being. It goes without saying that traditionally such services have been provided by humans. That is, until now. Yale Law School’s library will today be making the library terrier Monty available to take out on loan, in an effort to reduce students’ stress levels. READ MORE…