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About Us

Everyone has bumps along the road of life, but our busy lives sometimes make it difficult to get the help we sometimes need. Too often we internalize our problems, bottle them up, don’t deal with them until something happens, or we have that awakening moment. That’s when you need to “Start Talking”, we’re listening and we care.

Our Providers

Our providers are licensed professionals with years of experience. Choose a counselor, psychiatrist or life coach that fits your needs, download our app and press the Start Talking button anytime, anywhere at your convenience.

Easier, Secure Messaging

Send and receive messages with your provider, or schedule a one-on-one video conference. Some of our providers also offer group counselling video conference sessions held at regular times with participants from across the country.


Our platform is secure, discreet, and affordable, so there’s no reason to keep your problems to yourself anymore. You deserve to be happy, Life Happens, Start Talking today.

Our services

We make communicating with your counsellor, coach or doctor easy, safe and secure.

Video Messaging

Easier than texting,
Just press the button and Start Talking

Video Conferencing

Secure, 1 on 1 live video
conferencing from your PC or SmartPhone

Discreet & Secure

Private, secure messaging
wherever you are, any time.

Free to Start

Get started, your first
message is free

You Deserve To Be Happy

Meet the team

Get help from our team of Professionals

Laura Houd

Laura Houd


Laura provides support for those struggling with the many challenges of young adulthood. She has experience working with depression, anxiety, relationships, identity, substance use, and body image distress. Laura’s mission is to help clients reconnect with themselves and discover freedom through self-acceptance.

Danielle DeAngelis

Danielle DeAngelis


Danielle is a licensed professional counselor who primarily utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to assist clients in learning new ways to understand and cope with symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and parenting stress.

Cindy DaRugna

Cindy DaRugna


Cindy is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Coach who views her clients (individuals, couples, families) from a holistic perspective, tailoring the approach to each individual’s process of moving towards change and improvement in managing issues including, but not limited to, work/life stress, anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, grief, and trauma.

Kristy Schutt

Kristy Schutt


Kristy specializes in working with adults to uncover blocking beliefs and destructive patterns which interfere with living one’s best life. She takes an integrative approach in therapy incorporating the body and mind, while helping you to reconnect to your innate wisdom. Her training is in somatic therapy, with specialization in trauma, depression, anxiety and addiction. Kristy’s belief is that it is through relationships that we heal, and that growth and sustainable change does happen within such relationships.

Gwen Gaumond

Gwendolyn Gaumond


As a licensed therapist I am grateful to support my clients through some of the most challenging times in their lives. No matter what you are going through I am here for you to offer support and give practical suggestions. I provide tools and support to help navigate difficult situations in relationships, career and education challenges, and life transitions. I'm experienced with depression, anxiety, post-partum and transition to parenthood, relationship issues and major mental health diagnoses.Together we will establish goals for therapy and work together to meet them.

Jeri Strong

Jeri Strong

LMFT, LPC, EMDR Certified

Jeri is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who uses an integrative approach by valuing individuality and diversity. She believes that we are all created for loving connections with others. By using an attachment and emotion focus in her work, she specializes in relationship concerns and reducing stress, anxiety, trauma symptoms. Jeri provides an authentic, warm, and nonjudgmental environment in which each individual can explore, grow and resolve issues.

Kathleen Farmer

Dr Kathleen Farmer


Dr. Farmer is a neuropsychologist who specializes in behavioral tools that help individuals cope with health issues and specializing in Migraine Headaches.


Andrea Levitan


Andrea's specialties include marriage, children and family, as well as relationships, divorce, body image, depression and life balance. Her technique is to look at the whole person, mind, body and soul in order to help facilitate change

Why choose us

Our Website and Apps make it easy for you to press a button and record a message, then send it to the best person to help you, or a counselor or life coach of your choosing.

Why to choose us

You may not be able to control when your problems get the best of you. You can't schedule everything in your life. Whenever life happens, pick up your phone or get online and "Start Talking".

StartTalking gives you online counseling and therapy at your convenience. Record a message, tell your problem to a compassionate, caring person who has the tools to help you get through your situation.

Everyone has bumps along the road of life. StartTalking is here to help.

Our providers are available through the camera of your smartphone, tablet or computer. So, whether you're in your car, at work, at home, it doesn't matter, your provider is just a click of a button away.

Get online, sign up and browse our provider network. Then, when you need it most, wherever you are, just Start Talking. It's that easy.

You are always in control over who is able to see your messages. Our network is secure and we comply with all HIPAA rules and regulations to ensure your privacy.

Our providers are available through the camera of your smartphone, tablet or computer allowing you to meet with your provider from the privacy of your own home.

Our communication platform makes it easy for both you and the provider to communicate, and consequently it saves time and money.

No need to take off work, drive to your provider's office and lie on a couch. Our providers offer plans and pricing that is surprisingly affordable.

There is no reason to keep your problems to yourself. You can feel better, you deserve to feel better!

Whether you need a life coach, a counselor, or a psychiatrist, we have a compassionate, helpful and effective providers that are just waiting to help.

If you add up all of the time that you've wasted worrying about your problems, is it really worth it? If you could solve your problems, or work through them, the change could not only help your financial situation, but maybe even save a relationship.

Send a message to one of our providers about the issues that are bothering you and start a conversation today. Make a positive change in your life, take the first step and just Start Talking.

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