Category Archives: Technology and mental health

The problem with text therapy

You’ve probably seen the ads for Talkspace, Betterhelp, and other digital therapy services meant to “disrupt” the therapy world. Maybe they even sound good to you — a bargain price, and access to your therapist whenever you want instead of at a set appointment time each week. But with anything, there’s a shadow side, a […]

Leave Your Phone In Your Pocket

You have a few spare moments while you are standing in line, waiting for a bus, riding in a taxi, whatever. So you pull out your phone. You tell yourself that you’re being productive and efficient by using these moments to check email or respond to texts. But if you are honest with yourself, productivity […]