You deserve to be happy.
The world's largest therapy service.
Professional, licensed, and vetted therapists who you can trust
How it works
Get matched to the best therapist for you
Communicate your way
Talk to your therapist however you feel comfortable — text, chat, phone, or video.
Therapy when you need it
You can message your therapist at anytime, from anywhere. You also get to schedule live sessions when it's convenient for you, and can connect from any mobile device or computer.
BetterHelp vs. traditional in-office therapy
Provided by a licensed therapist
All providers are licensed psychologists (PsyD), licensed professional counselors (LPC), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), or licensed clinical social workers (LCSW)
Commute to the therapist's location, spend time in the waiting room, sit in their office
Messaging any time
Send and receive messages to your therapist, no scheduling required!
Real-time conversation over instant messaging
Talk with your therapist over the phone at a scheduled time
Face-to-face session with your therapist over video at a scheduled time
Have a full look at your therapist's schedule and pick a time that works for you
150+ digital worksheets and modules that support the therapy process
Free access to 20+ weekly live interactive group seminars delivered by expert therapists
Smart provider matching
Get matched to a therapist from a pool of over 35,000 providers based on your needs, preferences, and demographics
Easy to switch providers
If you're unhappy with your therapist, click a button and get matched to another provider
Access therapy from anywhere
Using a phone or computer you can reach out to your therapist anytime, from anywhere
Frequently asked questions
BetterHelp is not the right solution for you if any of the following is true:
- You are a minor or you are under the care of a legal guardian
- You are in an urgent crisis or an emergency situation
- You were required to undergo therapy either by a court order or by any other authority
- You do not have a device that can connect to the Internet or you do not have a reliable Internet connection
BetterHelp accepts HSA/FSA cards and is recognized as an eligible expense by most HSA/FSA providers.
- Exchanging messages with your therapist
- Chatting live with your therapist
- Speaking over the phone with your therapist
- Video conferencing with your therapist
Our confidence in the platform comes primarily from the feedback and testimonials we receive from users. Every day, we are excited to hear from more people about the way this service helped them make a tremendous change in their lives.