The company describes Betterhelp Shadow Psychologist… BetterHelp the “largest online counseling platform worldwide,” tailored toward assisting individuals dealing with problems “such as tension, anxiety, relationships, parenting, anxiety, addictions, eating, sleeping, injury, anger, household disputes, LGBT matters, sorrow, religious beliefs [or] self esteem.” The business’s frequently asked question area on its website plainly mentions BetterHelp’s app and therapists should not be utilized for people dealing with a serious mental illness (schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder) or for individuals thinking about self-harm. Rather, the app prides itself on having certified therapists and mental health specialists available to assist people via text, call or video chat. That’s what many YouTubers who have actually accepted sponsorships from the company frequently state in their own videos, where they speak on the stresses in their individual lives and feelings verging on stress and anxiety or anxiety. Bobby Burns, Elle Mills, Philip DeFranco, Heath Hussar, Boogie2988, Shane Dawson and ChandlerNWilson are all developers who have actually Betterhelp Shadow Psychologist sponsors now.
A number of these creators have actually discussed mental health issues in the past, however as burnout becomes a larger topic within the neighborhood– and traditional world– sponsorships involving BetterHelp have actually increased, despite the app not being exactly what the creators are touting.