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Our Top Picks

Best Overall: Talkspace

“Talkspace’s unlimited messaging and video conferencing makes it a convenient app for addressing a variety of needs.”

Best Live Chat Sessions: Betterhelp

“Betterhelp allows a variety of ways to contact your therapist, including live chat sessions.”

Best for Couples: Regain

“Regain specializes in couples therapy and they offer a variety of services to help address relationship issues.”

Best for Teens: Teen Counseling

“Teens can chat, message, speak over the phone, or video conference with a therapist who has experience treating their age group.”

Best for LGBTQ: Pride Counseling

“Pride Counseling offers online therapy to individuals in the LGBTQ community, and their goal is to offer discreet, affordable, and accessible treatment.”

Best for a Quick Consultation: Amwell

“Amwell offers access to a variety of mental health professionals any time of day or night.”

Best for Peer Support: 7 Cups of Tea

“You can access free support from peers on 7 Cups of Tea or you can choose to pay to speak to a professional.”

Best Free Assessment: Doctor on Demand

“Doctor on Demand provides access to a free assessment that can help you determine if you should talk to someone about anxiety or depression.”

Best for Access to a Psychiatrist: MDLive

“MDLive provides access to psychiatrists who can prescribe and manage psychiatric medications.”