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  1. So you want to work in mental health… | MARK FREEMAN
    April 8, 2017 @ 3:22 pm

    […] Most mental health jobs that you know of will be eliminated by technology in the near future. Self-directed, digital therapy tools are improving–they’re much easier to scale up consistently, test, and redesign for effectiveness than a human therapist. Digital tools also empower patients to get help when they need it, at a fraction of the cost of seeing a therapist that only has limited availability, likely only when the patient needs to be working or at school. Digital tools increase accessibility. Do you really want patients out of work, kicking their heels for six months on a waitlist, their mental health progressively worsening, just so they can sit across from you while you try to read their mind and get them out the door as quickly as possible because your day is already crammed with patients and paperwork? No. Learn how to code. Solve the Counselor Troi Problem. […]

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