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Need to Vent? Forget the Couch, Startup Moves Therapy Online

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This story appears in the July 2012 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »
Pretty Padded Room's Bea Arthur helps women talk it out.
Pretty Padded Room's Bea Arthur helps women talk it out.
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What It Is

Pretty Padded Room connects women with licensed female therapists for counseling sessions via digital diary or video chat. Counselors evaluate prospective clients at the outset and help those with significant mental-health or substance-abuse issues find more suitable treatment options.

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