Frequently Asked Questions
Talkateen is an app-based therapy for teens, just like you! It fits your lifestyle, availability and the way you feel most comfortable communicating.
Many teens refrain from expressing the emotions and feelings they are going through. If you’re feeling misunderstood, need to consult with someone or just need a safe place to share your thoughts – instead of waiting a week or more for your next appointment with a therapist, with Talkateen you can get treatment anytime and anyplace, no appointment necessary!
If you feel that you need to talk to a professional and find it easier to do so from your mobile device, Talkateen is the perfect solution for you. If you’re feeling depressed or find yourself in a stressful situation of any kind, you can reach out to one of our therapists and begin treatment right away.
All you need to do is choose your therapist out of our therapists list and start communicating via text messages, video, and voice calls – whenever you want, wherever you want and as much as you want.
Talkateen meets the strictest information security terms in the US and Israel and is HIPAA compliant. At Talkateen we’re committed to 100% patient confidentiality.
Treatment Related Questions
Talkateen was built based on research conducted by Tel Aviv University, which showed that the results between traditional therapy and app-based therapy were similarly beneficial. Among teenagers treated by Talkateen, 90% reported a significant improvement within two months.
No. only certified professionals who are experienced in the psychological field and in working with teenagers can become therapists in Talkateen. Our therapists undergo extensive training in order to join the Talkateen team. At Talkateen, we’ve built therapy sessions customized especially to fit therapy through an app.
Our experienced therapist will return your text/call within a few hours. He or she may send helpful tools such as short videos and then together, begin a therapy program in order to reach the goals that you have set.
No, our therapists will be available on Mondays through Fridays anytime between 8 AM to 8 PM.
Yes. If you are unhappy with your therapist, please reach out to us and we’ll gladly assist you in making the transition.