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The secret to feeling better is getting started

Talk to a therapist online – privately, affordably, anytime and from anywhere

 

Headroom is South Africa’s first independent online psychotherapy platform enabling fast, affordable and discreet access to a wide range of licensed therapists available to anyone seeking support for their emotional, psychological and social well-being.

Our

Services

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Online consulting
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Convenience and mobility for both clients and therapists, including HIPAA/GDPR-compliant video sessions, direct scheduling, flexible pricing management, effective appointment reminders, instantaneous payments processing, client receipt and invoice generation and record keeping.

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Professional directory
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Online directory and credible platform to market your services. Search engine and social-media optimised advertising of your professional profile online, in a manner compliant with the HPCSA and SACSSP rules. For improved therapy outcomes driven by better client-therapist matches.

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Medical Aid claims
administration

Compliance not at the cost of valuable personal and clinical time. Facilitated registration with the SA Medical Aid Schemes and submission of claims on behalf of the patient. Full responsibility for follow up and resolution of claims. Service is also available independently, for your offline clientele.

For

Clients

Headroom improves your therapy experience through:

  • allowing you mobility and saving you travel time and costs;
  • broadening the range of experts that you have access to;
  • transparency and comparability of therapist profiles enabling a more suitable and affordable match
    between you and the therapist;
  • sustainable therapy outcomes driven by improved matching;
  • allowing you to talk from your own place of comfort and privacy and from your preferred device;
  • making early and/or short and frequent preventative interventions easier and more affordable;
  • platform compliant with the professional regulations applicable to SA-registered therapists;
  • browser-based video communications, without a need for downloading external software.
DON’T WAIT FOR A CRISIS – GET IN TOUCH!
PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE.
PUT SOMEONE IN YOUR CORNER TODAY TO SUPPORT YOU THROUGH THE CHALLENGING TIME.

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1. Register

Create a user profile with your personal details or a nickname

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2. Choose your therapist

Search the range of licensed therapists to find a match that suits your criteria

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3. Book a session

Select an appropriate time in the therapist’s calendar, make a booking and payment

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4. Begin therapy

Start talking to your therapist, from anywhere!

“Let it go, let it out, let it all unravel. Let it free and it can be a path on which to travel..."
Michael Leunig

For

Therapists

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1. Put your clients first

Offer your clients mobility and the comfort to speak to you from wherever they prefer. Reduce no-shows. Help eliminate common obstacles to mental healthcare access - cost, time and stigma. Adapt now to a fast-changing world!

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2. Specialise

Enhance your income through specializing. Spend more time making clients better and let us find new ones you can help. Benefit from our HPCSA-compliant advertising campaigns targeting clientele suited to your expertise.

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3. Work-life balance

Carve your job to follow your passions, set your own hours, work from wherever you please. Starting a new practice? Juggling family? Want to work after-hours? Relocating? We make work easier and much cheaper for you.

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4. Your online practice

Instant integration with your regular practice and website. Diary synchronisation, upfront collections, zero bad debts, medical aid claims, reduced admin and fixed costs. Make your practice more financially resilient and efficient.

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5. Join a community

Benefit from our economies of scale. Become part of our community of professionals and shape the future of the mental healthcare industry. Refer, be referred by and consult with your online colleagues easily and efficiently.

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6. Privacy & confidentiality

Conduct online sessions in a compliant environment. Our video communications are HPCSA/POPI/HIPAA/GDPR-compliant and Privacy Shield-certified, in line with the global best practice in telemedicine.

Join our community of licensed practitioners

The process:

    1. Click below to register as a therapist.
    2. Upload your details and registration number/s, access legal agreements.
    3. We conduct our verification procedures within 24h and email you to confirm.
    4. Once registered, populate your professional profile, pricing and availability in full.
    5. Send us an email and we’ll conduct a short demo session with you.
    6. Start accepting client sessions.