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Difficulty Finding the right Therapist? You are not alone.

June 17, 2016

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Estimates put the lack of licensed behavioral health therapists in America at nearly 20,000. There are also other research pieces indicating that over half of all American counties do not even have a licensed behavioral health clinician. Finding the right therapist can be hard!

What do you do when an issue arises? How do you travel somewhere to see a doctor if you are incapable of getting yourself out of bed? Even getting to the point where you realize that there is a problem that needs to be solved is challenging, and then the added complexity of finding the solution only makes the situation feel overwhelming.

Perhaps there is an opportunity to iterate on the traditional model of care? Prevail has developed something called Anywhere Based Care:

  1. First and foremost, the care is clinically proven through rigorous standards including a ‘gold standard’ randomized controlled trial. Utilizing Prevail really does help you!
  2. The technology is available on any phone, tablet, or computer.
  3. Wait times do not exist with Prevail—the care is available 24/7.


The reason therapy works is that it is tailored exactly to you as a person at the current situation you find yourself in whether you are a recent mother, a college student, or anything else. Finding a therapist that not only knows the situation that you are going through, but can properly relate is a difficult task. So difficult in fact that there are now databases of therapists.

Sometimes the stigma of interacting with another individual about our most inner thoughts, feelings, and emotions can be quite challenging. This leads to over half of Americans with a mental health condition not receiving any treatment at all. Through its technology, Prevail is able to create truly personalized experience while at the same time breaking down the stigma of seeing an unknown person face-to-face.

Not receiving treatment only exacerbates the situation creating enormous comorbid health costs making mental health conditions the costliest medical condition in America. With premiums going up at 30% or more, it makes it difficult to compete in this challenging landscape.

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