Hannah Zeavin on Therapy Apps in the Cut

13 Apr, 2021

Hannah Zeavin on Therapy Apps in the Cut

Molly Fischer writes about the increasing market for therapy apps for The Cut and talks to our expert Hannah Zeavin, author of "The Distance Cure: A History of Teletherapy." The article was also featured in One Great Story, New York’s reading recommendation newsletter. As Molly Fischer suggested, "there's an overwhelming demand for counseling has spawned slickly marketed companies promising a service they cannot possibly provide."

From the article:

“We’ve been in a crisis of access to mental-health care really since mental-health care professionalized,” said Hannah Zeavin, a professor at UC Berkeley whose forthcoming book, The Distance Cure, traces the history of remote therapy from Freud’s letters to crisis hotlines and up through today’s apps.

Read the full article on therapy apps here.