A guided conversation to feel and function better.

Backed by Research

Basis Specialists are trained in research-backed approaches to working through life’s 
challenging moments.

On Your Terms

Basis sessions happen whenever and wherever you need them. They’re also 100% confidential 
and anonymous.

A Fresh Perspective

Up to 45 minutes of dedicated time. Talk through what’s on your mind and take actionable steps to feel better.

The modern approach to mental wellness

When it comes to mental well-being, most people think it’s something they can just handle themselves. But research shows that having an outlet to talk through challenging moments is critical to feeling and functioning your best. Until now, that’s required paying hundreds of dollars per hour and visiting an office.

Enter Basis. It’s a research-backed approach to dealing with life’s challenging moments in an ultra-convenient experience. For just $35/session, get same-day access to trained specialists. Up to 45 minutes devoted solely to you. You’ll leave feeling lighter and better equipped to handle whatever life throws at you.

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When life happens, you can rely on Basis


“When my wife and I got married, I knew there’d be some hard conversations about my debt from grad school. Working with a Basis Specialist to make a plan and practice the conversation made it way easier.”

- Lyle, 32


“I put off studying for finals and felt really overwhelmed by the pressure and workload. Talking to a Basis Specialist made me feel a lot better and more in control of the situation.”

- Alex, 20


“I was having issues with my boyfriend but I didn’t feel like I could talk to friends or family about it. What if it changed their opinion of him? My Basis Specialist was a neutral, objective person to help me work through it.”

- Cristina, 23


“A terrible boss was really making life unpleasant. Basis helped me put the situation in perspective and come up with a plan to make it better.”

- Derek, 36


“I felt really guilty going back to work after my son was born. The support I received from Basis was critical. ”

- Deb, 31


“My in-laws were driving me nuts. Basis helped me work through a plan to manage them without hurting my husband's feelings.”

- Alice, 42

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Easy, same-day access

1. Schedule

Choose a time that works for you and share some context for your session.

2. Connect

Join a video or phone session with your Basis Specialist at the scheduled time.

3. Regroup

End your conversation with concrete next steps. The impact is immediate.

A partner and confidant for the rough days

A Basis Specialist is a solid, dependable person who happens to be outside your inner circle. A confidant who doesn’t just listen, but hears you out. They ask the right questions that push and prod you to look at things differently, with a fresh perspective.

Meet our specialists

Cassie W.

Cassie lives in New York and works full-time as a research assistant. She went through training to become a Basis Specialist because of her own frustrating experience with the mental health system.

Whitney H.

Whitney first came to Basis as a client, but became a specialist because she found it so helpful and wanted to deliver that experience others. Her approval rating from Basis users is almost 100%.

Alex W.

Alex is from Michigan and was one of the first specialists to join Basis. He’s passionate about helping people work through relationship and parenting issues.

Still have questions?

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Learn more about our service offering with the links below. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Reach out.

How It Works

A Basis session is a guided conversation with a trained specialist that will help you feel and function better. Basis sessions utilize a research-backed approach and take place via video or phone on our website or mobile app. Sessions are available same-day at a cost of $35 for a 45 minute session.

Our Mission

Basis exists to deliver an evidence-based approach to working through life’s tough moments, in the most convenient way possible.

Become a Specialist

Interested in getting trained to help others? Visit our Specialist page.

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If you are in crisis or experiencing a medical emergency, do not use this site. Dial 9-1-1 or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.