A Lake Tahoe-based company is breaking down mental health barriers with an app that connects patients to therapists through video chat. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.
The company Larkr launched last fall to connect clients with therapists across the country through video counseling sessions.
Co-founder Chris Kernes says the goal is to provide accessibility for people who are in rural areas or who may have physical limitations, such as veterans with disabilities.
Larkr vets and on-boards licensed therapists, and it uses an algorithm to match clients with an appropriate therapist based on intake questions. It has therapists from 27 states with a broad range of specialties.
Read more at Northern Nevada Business View.