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Talkspace COO Mark Hirschhorn resigns following internal review



Virtual behavioural healthcare company Talkspace has announced the resignation of its president and COO Mark Hirschhorn, effective immediately.

A spokesperson for Talkspace said the resignation comes following an internal review of Mr. Hirschhorn’s conduct in connection with a company offsite that took place late last week.

The company’s executive team will assume Mr. Hirschhorn’s responsibilities, the spokesperson said.

Talkspace has declined to comment further.

Talkspace is a virtual behavioural healthcare company enabled by a purpose-built technology platform. It offers psychiatry, adolescent, individual and couples therapy.

As a digital healthcare company, all care is delivered through an easy-to-use and fully encrypted web and mobile platform, consistent with HIPAA and other state regulatory requirements.

Talkspace, members can send their dedicated therapists text, video, and voice messages anytime, from anywhere, and engage in live video sessions.

As of September 2021, more than 2m people have used Talkspace.

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