When you are away
Schedule an online video session with your client so that you don't lose your income. All you need is a computer and an internet connection.
When your client is away
If your clients are away on holiday or business then you can schedule a remote session so that the therapeutic process is not interrupted.
Save money on hiring a dedicated therapy room and on travelling to meet your client. Now you can work from the comfort of your own home if you want to.
If your client doesn't show up then you can still get paid. We take payment in advance so that you don't need to worry about missed appointments.
Times that suit you
Easily schedule the times that you are available with just a few clicks.
Anxious clients will not need to travel to you which will make them more comfortable and responsive to therapy. They can have their session from the comfort of their own home.
Clients with mobility issues will be able to access your services without having to negotiate narrow doorways or steps. This increases the potential of your client base.
Gain access to clients who live in remote regions who would not normally be able to access the services of a professional counsellor.
Unlike traditional video technologies our video communications do not go through any third party servers. This means that your data is safe and secure and away from prying eyes. Together with our strong encryption this is the most secure way to communicate with your client.
Talking Couch is based on talking therapies. Without the help of professionals such as yourself then this site would not exist. Mental health services are in crisis and suffering from an extreme lack of funding.
As Professor Simon Wessely, the new president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, told the Guardian, two-thirds of psychiatric patients don’t wait too long; they don’t endure poor treatment – they get no treatment at all.
So if you have a professional counselling qualification as a psychologist, psychiatrist or counsellor and would like to be involved in a new way to deliver your service then register now for a new way to work.