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52 Innovative Psychology Startups Worth A Follow In 2021

This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Psychology startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Psychology industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Psychology Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Cerebral

Cerebral

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Cerebral is a mental health telemedicine company that offers comprehensive online care and medication management for anxiety and depression.

MindRight Health

MindRight Health

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MindRight Health’s mission is to advance health equity by making mental health care radically accessible and inclusive of communities of color and low-income families. MindRight partners with healthcare payers and providers to offer culturally-responsive mental health coaching over a text message.

MindRight’s members receive a personal team of coaches who proactively support them 7 days/week, 365 days/year. Through its service, MindRight is creating a continuum of support that does not generally exist for youth.

For communities who do not traditionally engage in clinical services due to high stigma and lack of access, MindRight serves as an ongoing source of culturally responsive, nonclinical support. MindRight provides its partners with real-time data on community mental health needs to predict and prevent mental health crises in the communities..

Cutback Coach

Cutback Coach

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The proactive alcohol health platform

Eleanor Health

Eleanor Health

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Eleanor Health is the first addiction and mental health services provider designed to deliver long-term patient recovery outcomes and modeled on value-based care delivery and payments. Eleanor provides whole-person, comprehensive care for mental health and substance misuse through a network of outpatient clinics, virtually, and in the community and patient’s homes.

Eleanor Health was founded in 2019 and headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.. .

PSYKHE

PSYKHE

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The leader in AI and psychology-powered recommendation.

Joon

Joon

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Joon Care is the world’s first teletherapy platform designed exclusively for teens and young adults ages 13-24. Joon delivers a new model for mental health care that integrates the benefits of live one-on-one therapy sessions with a mobile app-based experience.

Joon’s clinical team uses an evidence-based, skills-focused approach that is personalized for each individual client.. .

Yoho

Yoho

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Yoho is the single place to connect, engage, and instruct employees to promote skills management and information-sharing more effectively. Founded by a team of manufacturing executives and software specialists, Yoho is VC-backed by HenQ Capital and Horizon and builds the ultimate collaboration platform for frontline teams.

Are you interested in learning more? Get in touch and schedule a demo via [email protected] .

Trustle

Trustle

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Trustle is a mobile and web-based application platform that specializes in providing guides for parenting.

VOS.health

VOS.health

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A self-reflection tool that helps you feel great on the inside.

Litha Group

Litha Group

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24/7 AI Psychotherapy for all of your employees. Multi-device and multi-channel engagement that baselines and tracks clinical improvement against DSM-5 standards; engages in generative, authentic conversation; uses Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) to further train the AI in conversational and therapy skills; builds a unique memory based on explicit and implicit data.

Don’t use sticking plasters that address the symptom; use a solution that solves the underlying psychological issues of anxiety, stress (including PTSD), addiction and mild-moderate depression. Integrate with our Organisational Psychology suite to help continually improve individual and collective psychology and proactively active psychotherapy as our AI spots undeclared psychological issues..

Leadhr

Leadhr

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Leadhr helps organizations understand their culture in a data-driven way in order to improve hiring, retention, and engagement.

Boom Journal

Boom Journal

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Boom Journal helps you train your mind with mindful journaling.

Scale Up For Growth

Scale Up For Growth

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We support some of the world’s most active organisations and talent acquisition teams to solve their toughest and most challenging hiring challenges by transforming the way companies use their recruitment data. We inform rather than prescribe and enable organisations to remove the bias in their recruitment process and create a more diverse intake and talent pool.

We give organisations a goldmine of insights into all things talent acquisition and building a sustainable recruitment model. We provide an embedded solution which combines people (talent experts), technology (MYPAM our platform) and science (predictive analysis) to revolutionise talent acquisition and the recruitment process.

We don’t use data to be descriptive instead we harness AI, machine learning and deep learning techniques to make it predictive, we enable decision makers to test their intuition about how teams and employees might develop or perform in a combination with each other (culture matching) and through our talent experts we work closely with organisations to improve, implement and transform their talent acquisition process and create a sustainable recruitment model.. .

Impus

Impus

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Impus allows you to improve your soft-skills through personalized growth paths

BrainSightAI

BrainSightAI

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BrainSightAI is an MRI-based SaaS platform to enable greater precision in neurological and psychiatric investigation.

DiaM Life

DiaM Life

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DiaM is a B2B2C SaaS Diabetes management software company.

PEARLL Health & Wellness

PEARLL Health & Wellness

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PEARLL is a SaaS platform offering science-based, holistic digital wellbeing programs that transform everyday living habits, so you can unlock the very best version of you. Our science-based health and wellness programs are designed by leading integrative health & wellness experts to deliver results-driven, integrated and incremental changes to help build resilience and restore inner balance, and hence live a healthier, more meaningful and connected life.

At PEARLL we see a future where competing ideologies are replaced with a complimentary and collaborative approach to living habits that create measurable, exponential gains in our lives. Wellbeing is integrated and interconnected.

That’s why we address the physical, mental, emotional, social and environmental conditions of our lives. Let’s get to future faster, together..

Evrmore

Evrmore

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Voice+ AI solutions for social mobility and emotional development powered by AI

Got it App

Got it App

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Hi friends. I am Armen founder of Got it App.

Mental guide for 8.5 million US student-athletes. The App helps them overcome mental problems in Sports & Life in COVID & post-COVID time Pitch Deck: https://rb.gy/x2qyzk Our round open in September.

Happy to work with you & jump on a call to discuss this further on this week. I am Silicon Valley now (US Pacific time).

FEEDBACK: – from Early adapters (3 min video): youtu.be/e2MJD_ETHPk – from Business experts (3 pages): shorturl.at/bmzH3Got it App allows athletes to act as their OWN MENTAL COACH through: 1) Q&A-ALGORITHM allows users distancing themselves, that they normally get from third party 2) POP-UP HINTS guiding users Ask and Answer effectively 3) WITH ACCESS to the App anytime with full privacy & knowledge own situation better than any professional or service NCAA Research about the problem we solve: shorturl.at/cenqT Who is investing in Mental Health startups & Why: https://medium.com/what-if-ventures/top-100-mental-health-startup-investors-a66b8cc18fce. .

HearMe

HearMe

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HearMe is an online psychological support at your fingertips. We are one of a very few business solutions on the market that offer COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS psychological support for employee.

Our therapists have business and IT experience.. .

Candlelit Clinic

Candlelit Clinic

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Candlelit Clinic is a digital women’s health company that leverages artificial intelligence to simplify access to culturally relevant and trauma-informed behavioral healthcare for underserved populations of women who are trying to conceive, pregnant and recovering from labor. We help partner healthcare providers and payers offer personalized care management, early intervention and follow-up, self-guided education and counseling 24/7 from any device.

If you’re a BIPOC mom to be, sign up today for early access to our clinic!. .

Cogni

Cogni

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We are the most popular thought record app in Brazil, used in cognitive therapy. Launched at the Founder Institute

Deliberate AI

Deliberate AI

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Objective Measurement for Behavioral and Mental Health

Digital Wellness Institute

Digital Wellness Institute

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The Digital Wellness Institute strives to be a catalyst for transformational change in the understanding and implementation of digital wellness practices, offering certificate programs and other educational resources to equip learners with the terminology, models and tools for creating sustainable, positive change with the use of technology. Digital Wellness is the optimum state of health and well-being that every individual using technology is capable of achieving.

Digital Flourishing™ is the unique, empowerment oriented approach of The Digital Wellness Institute. It refers to a mindful approach to digital technology usage that supports our thriving in different areas of life.

This approach empowers us to take advantage of the benefits of technology while avoiding associated harms. The Institute’s 10-week certification program is designed to equip organizational leaders, mental health practitioners, health providers and educators with research-based tools and strategies to optimize, embody and teach digital wellness..

Felicity

Felicity

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# The most convenient way to access counseling therapy – anytime, anywhere, any device. Answer a few basic questions & a magic algorithm matches you with the best expert perfectly suited to your needs, from a large pool of psychologists rigorously vetted & trained.

# Connect on chat and video sessions with your personal counseling therapist on our 256-bit SSL secure & HIPAA compliant platform. # “The Happy Place” – Blog & discussion forum.

# A global community furthering the discourse on mental health.. .

FYT

FYT

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Master People Learning

Mental Treat

Mental Treat

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Connecting licensed mental health professionals and coaches with those in need. Accessible, affordable, and impactful therapy for everyone.

Online Therapy

Online Therapy

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Online Therapy, Couples Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Relationship Counseling, Depression Therapy, Anxiety Therapy, Stress Therapy

The Brainfood Mushroom Company

The Brainfood Mushroom Company

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Combines new science and innovation with the ancient medicines of nature to create unique and effective solutions for optimal health.

Oyama

Oyama

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At Oyama, a mental health company, we are on a journey to enable individuals to become balanced, sustainable humans. We have developed, Oyama, a secured and anonymized platform to talk about your daily challenges.

The Oyama app provides you with personalized, evidence-based tools from psychotherapy to understand yourself better and a peer-support community where you can chat with others with similar experiences. So what is this really about? Oyama is a your everyday tool to talk about and process your challenging thoughts and emotions.

We provide personalized, evidence-based tools from psychotherapy to understand yourself better and a peer-support community to encourage you on your journey. When a user enters the Oyama app, they join an anonymous community, where one can relate to other users’ stories.

You can give helpful advice and positively encourage one another. At the core of our app is our personalized journal, which mentors you to express yourself and guides you through a motion of evidence-based psychotherapy exercises to help you build healthy and sustainable habits.

You’ll learn, practice and process your thoughts, feelings and behaviors to increase your understanding of yourself. Our purpose is to enable individuals to evolve into balanced humans that will take good care of themselves and others.

We envision that this will contribute to an empowering and caring world.. .

Devas

Devas

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Using your mobile phone to support you with your mental health

Respiro

Respiro

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Respiro is an online platform that offers psychological counseling and evaluation for individuals and corporates.

Hug-a-Group

Hug-a-Group

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Never feel alone again. Join an online support group and learn with people like you, with the help of professionals.

Health 24

Health 24

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Health 24 is an online service for finding, comparing and booking of dentists, psychologists, massage therapists and other health professionals. Health 24 is a tech company that offers a better healthcare experience for end-users who can search health professionals by different criteria, book appointments online, see other patients’ reviews, get reminders for future appointments and preventive checkups, and more.

The idea behind Health 24 is to make healthcare services more simple and modern – and the company’s mission is to give users more power with more user-friendly healthcare services.. .

Sisu Health

Sisu Health

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B2B on-demand service platform, B2B(2P), Mental health, SaaS, Marketplace

Mon Sherpa

Mon Sherpa

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Mon Sherpa is an app that offers psychological support regarding anxiety, stress, sleep disorders, depression and relationship issues.

Humachina

Humachina

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Humachina is a human-centered artificial intelligence research based startup to reinvent the way people learn and perform. Humachina’s team is focused on researching the computational cognitive science and developing an A.I.

system with the ability to learn both; human behaviors in the workplace and their cognitive learning patterns. The system then can perform autonomously to reinvent the way people learn and perform.

Now Humachina is developing a human capital platform managed by an A.I. personalized career coaching agent to empower: job seekers to find their best fitting job, career advancers to bridge the gap between their skills and their career goals, and employers to find their skilled right talent..

SleepUp

SleepUp

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SleepUp is the #1 digital platform that offers remote, personalized and integrated care for insomnia. The solution is based on sleep tracking and treatment, using virtual therapy, mindfulness, remote doctors, and wearables.

Dr Luna is the Virtual Assistant of SleepUp.. .

CogniSpot

CogniSpot

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CogniSpot is collaborative support management and counseling platform for schools, kindergartens, and families to help them take a personalized approach to children’s mental and academic development. We equip caregivers and teachers with the resources to provide individualized support to children.

In addition, we connect them with the necessary specialists to receive need-based advice and help them monitor the progress of provided support. We make child individuality focused instructional strategies, support monitoring, and specialist advice accessible, affordable, and actionable to all parties in a child’s life..

Couple

Couple

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Are you in a relationship and want to strengthen the bond with your partner? Backed by scientific research, Couple helps you build a bond with your love one by sharing appreciations and shared memories. Whether you’ve just started dating, preparing for the wedding or maybe you’re already married – couple helps you building long-lasting relationship filled with love.

* Research says that couples who share appreciations with their partner strengthen their bond * Spending time together each day is important in building relationship. Whether it’s watching TV, talking or having sex – it’s important to build shared memories every day.

* Couple is a fun way to keep track of your relationship. Each day your goal is to close love-rings by appreciating your partner and spending some time together.

* Perfect for couples, marriages and love relationships * Share your location and automatically track how much time you spend together with your love one. How relationship problems arise and how to prevent them? Dr.

John Gottman, an american psychological, advises in his book about building long-lasting marriage to build a habit of thinking positively about your partner: “If you are angry, stressed, or feeling distant from your spouse, you may tend to focus on his or her negative characteristics. This leads to distress- maintaining thoughts, which in turn leave you feeling ever more distant and isolated in your marriage.” Couple is here to help you build that important habit..

GIMBHI

GIMBHI

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GIMBHI is an independent institute, which aims to accelerate the growth of investment in mental & behavioral healthcare worldwide.

Aligna

Aligna

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Team alignment in minutes. We prevent personal misalignment from killing your early-stage startup.

Wangie

Wangie

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Lifestyle conversation platform to support emotional wellbeing

PsychoTechnology of Success

PsychoTechnology of Success

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PsychoTechnology of Success is the application of psychological principles to elevate the attainment of an individual, a team or an organization. This may entail the application of psychological evaluation techniques to access personality, attitude, habit, beliefs and other aspects of human behavior, as input to enhancing soft-skills, competences and deeper self-knowledge.

Consequently, individuals, team and organizational behavior are re-patterned to upgrade to higher levels of accomplishment. You can call us not just Psychologists but Counselors & Therapist in Lagos Nigeria.

Curis AI Inc.

Curis AI Inc.

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One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide; causing an estimated $450 billion worth of lost productivity.

Treatments are available, but nearly two-thirds of people with a known mental disorder never seek help from a health professional. Stigma, discrimination and neglect prevent care and treatment from reaching people with mental disorders, says the World Health Organization (WHO).

Where there is neglect, there is little or no understanding. Where there is no understanding, there is neglect.

A new approach is needed – an integrated, multidimensional one. Enter Curis AI Inc.

Curis AI Inc. is taking an integrated and innovative approach to mental health and wellness by using hybrid therapies consisting of virtual reality, sleep tracking, meditation and exercise.

After a long day at work, everyone could use a little rest and relaxation. However, instead of heading home to veg out on the couch, imagine being teleported somewhere so tranquil and magical that your troubles simply melt away.

8BitCortex

8BitCortex

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8BitCortex helps people to visualize their wellness journey through simple, gamified assessments.

Psiconnect- Psicología Online Ecuador

Psiconnect- Psicología Online Ecuador

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Platform that provides access and measures effectiveness of psychotherapeutical services online.

Psychische hulp Online

Psychische hulp Online

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Wij zijn een kleine organisatie gericht op Online Psychische Behandeling. Wij bieden verschillende soorten therapieën voor uiteenlopende klachten zoals angsten, somberheid/depressie, burn-out etc.

De behandeling is online, dus via beeldbellen, mail of chat. Dit betekent dat je overal ter wereld en met een drukke agenda toch de hulp kan krijgen die je nodig hebt.

Neem gerust contact op!. .

Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

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Clinical Psychologists offering therapy, treatment, and counselling for individuals, couples and families.

CareerTasting

CareerTasting

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CareerTasting is targeted to 28-48 working professionals who feel dissatisfaction in their current career path. CareerTasting enables users to gain better understanding about their innate abilities, strengths & interests and design their next career move accordingly.

Over time we develop an Artificial Intelligence based career coaching capability to provide career guidance and career planning capability at scale. The output of the coaching is not limited to a personal career plan it is also channeling users to job portals and MOOCs..

Bias HUB

Bias HUB

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Informational hub about cognitive biases and their application in marketing and product management

Nicholas B. Liappis, LPC, NCC, ACS

Nicholas B. Liappis, LPC, NCC, ACS

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Psychotherapist in Fairfax, VA

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