Why Brightside

Depression is personal,
your treatment should be too

We believe in effective and affordable care, available from the comfort of your home.

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Our Approach

The journey is yours, and we’re here to guide

With our core treatment principles, we’ll help you find your way through depression.


Our treatment plans are tailored to you and your needs, putting you in control of every move.


With rigorous research and psychiatric expertise behind us, we build treatment plans proven to work.


We believe in treatment from every angle, targeting symptoms and their root causes to prevent them from coming back.


We use clinically proven instruments to measure your progress, adjusting your plan as needed to keep you moving forward.


We’re there for the long haul, helping you achieve your goals and leave medication behind when you’re ready.

Our Experts

Top experts are leading the way

Our Experts Our Experts

With industry experts at the helm, Brightside offers the highest-quality care from wherever you are.

Mari Kurahashi MD, MPH
Stanford Center for Mental Health Technology and Innovation

“Remote encounters can be highly effective, especially for first line depression care. Brightside can make this easy and affordable for everyone.”

Jake Behrens, MD
University of Wisconsin

“Brightside changes the relationship between a doctor and patient, moving from periodic visits to ongoing oversight and support through the entire care cycle. It’s an innovative approach to high quality, patient friendly care.”

Julia Hoffman, PsyD
US Department of Veterans Affairs

“More than a decade of research has demonstrated that remote care for depression is just as effective as traditional options.”


If you’re in emotional distress, text HOME to connect with a counselor immediately.


If you’re having a medical or mental health emergency, call 911 or go to your local ER.