We all need to talk to someone about our ups and downs in life; it’s what makes us human. But finding the right in-person counselling service can take time, so online therapy is a great option for many people. We take a look at brand new online counselling app WriteNow.Care, which for just $15 a week might be worth a try.
Social media is filled with people celebrating physical health – including gym selfies, beauty routines and healthy recipes. Interestingly, we don’t seem to do the same when it comes to mental health. The team at WriteNow.Care want to make self-care and online therapy a part of everyday life. They believe that “counselling shouldn’t just be normalised, it should be celebrated!”
#1 Private and professional online counselling service
WriteNow.Care is the first mobile platform that allows clients to privately engage with counsellors on an ongoing basis for just $15 per week. All counsellors are certified professionals experienced and trained in modern evidence-based counselling approaches. So if you’re feeling overwhelmed or anxious, or you’re struggling with relationships, you’re not alone, there’s someone at the end of the line to help. And at WriteNow.Care, it’s nice to know that you’ll talk to someone who’s a real person (not AI).
It can seem daunting to ask for help, especially as social stigma is still prevalent. This is why live chat and private messaging options are available on the counselling app. You can relax knowing that your privacy and confidentiality are intact, and that clinical staff and counsellors uphold high standards of ethics and treatment.
#2 Online therapy accessible from anywhere
Often issues arise on the spur of the moment, and you need someone to talk to on the spot. Living in Singapore also means that people often travel for work and leisure and can’t get to a physical session.
The great thing about WriteNow.Care online therapy is that it’s accessible from anywhere at any time throughout the month. Whether you’re feeling alone, or you’re having trouble sticking to goals or healthy habits, there’s no need to wait for a set counselling session. Your needs can be cared for as life happens, as part of your daily routine.
#3 Adaptable and flexible to suit your needs
Everybody is different. Some people prefer text message, and others respond better to a video call. The beauty of online therapy with this counselling service is that you can write to your counsellor on your schedule, and choose how you want to communicate. It can be via text, voice message, video call, audio call or live chat. Also, if you’re having an especially tough week, you can add extra live sessions as needed at the fraction of the cost of in-person counselling.
#4 A counselling app that’s fast and easy to download
The WriteNow.Care counselling app is super easy to use. You simply need to follow three steps:
- Register by downloading the WriteNow.Care mobile app on Apple App Store or Google Play.
- Pick a plan by filling in a short questionnaire specifying your budget and communication preferences.
- Choose how you’d like to communicate with your counsellor.
As part of the process, you’ll be assessed to ensure the service is right for you. WriteNow.Care is perfect for when you need someone to talk to, but it isn’t suitable for severe mental health crisis counselling. Once sign-up is complete, clients (aged over 18) are matched within 48 hours, and in most cases within 24 hours or less. It doesn’t get any easier than that!
#5 An affordable way to talk to someone
Counselling services can be expensive, but with WriteNow.Care you can get the support you need for only $15 per week. And, if you add in promo code ‘EXPATLIVING’ at checkout, you’ll receive 50% off for two months.
Now that you can talk to someone anytime with online counselling, why not plan ahead for a long weekend away?
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