Kenyon students have free access to the online therapy service Talkspace. With a network of thousands of licensed clinicians, Talkspace connects users to a dedicated therapist from a secure, HIPAA-compliant mobile app and web platform.

Once you sign up for the service, you may send your personal therapist text, voice or video messages. Students will be able to use the service at any time throughout the year, and from anywhere. 

Getting Started

To begin, simply register at using your Kenyon email and the Kenyon-specific keyword that was provided in an email from Vice President for Student Affairs Meredith Harper Bonham '92 on April 22, 2020. If you have trouble locating the keyword, please email

Additional Information

Talkspace communication is confidential and secure. While Kenyon will receive quarterly reports regarding aggregate usage of the service, we will never know who uses the service or for what purpose. For more information, please review this set of Talkspace FAQs (PDF).

If you have additional questions about Talkspace, or regarding other therapy services offered through the College’s Counseling Services, please contact Associate Director of Counseling Holly Baker at