Despite healthcare reform, many Americans don’t have medical benefits making it hard for them to afford mental health therapy. Luckily, telehealth is available to help individuals without resources get the support they need. Many websites and apps offer free online therapy chat. Online therapy chat allows you to attend therapy sessions via chat room, text, or webcam with a licensed professional in the privacy of your own home.
For this article, we’ve scoped out and evaluated five of the most popular therapy chat apps and websites that offer free sessions. We arrived at our top picks by looking at the things that matter most to those seeking mental health support online.
Last updated April 8, 2021