Groops is an emotional wellness platform reinventing the group counseling model for the modern world to serve the millions of people who need and want mental wellness support and cannot get it from the limited resources available today. Groops brings small groups of people together virtually to have expert-guided conversations around the worries and wonders of modern life, from stress and anxiety, to relationships and parenting, to finding purpose in the everyday. The platform creates space for people to reflect, share and grow — together.
In this session, the Groops leadership team shares how they are revolutionizing the world of mental wellness, gets real about their startup highs and lows, shares digital marketing strategies, and opens up a dialogue around the power of infusing social connection into the world of mental wellness through deep conversations with strangers
Dr. Bobbi Wegner is a clinical psychologist, lecturer at Harvard, author, advisor, writer, international speaker, and CEO/Founder of Groops: an online mental wellness platform that brings people together to talk about their real issues with the help of a trained facilitator. She works with individuals and organizations to promote mental wellness for everyone – everywhere.
Dr. Bobbi writes and speaks internationally on modern mental health. She has a column in Psychology Today (“Perfectly Imperfect Parenting”), is a parenting expert on NBC News Learn, is on the Today Show parenting team, and has spoken on or written for numerous popular publications including NPR, Harvard Health Blog, The Associated Press, Mind Body Green, and Sunrise (Australia’s No. 1), to name a few. Her book, Raising Feminist Boys: How to Talk to Your Child about Gender, Consent, and Empathy, published in June 2021 with New Harbinger. She has given three TEDx talks on the subject.
Given her interest in mental health, access, innovation, and entrepreneurship, Dr. Bobbi teaches Advocacy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and courses on Motivation and Groups & Culture at the Harvard Extension School in the Industrial Organizational Psychology Program.
She is committed to furthering mental health access on the board of directors for USA for IOM (the UN Migration Agency) and the board of advisors for Ignite Mental Health, out of Harvard Innovation Lab. She is also a medical writer and reviewer for Buoy Health, a Harvard-Innovation Lab digital health company.
Seminar co-presenters include
Charlotte Bingaman, VP of Operations at Groops
Casie Cook, Director of Marketing at Groops