«VR therapy has been studied since the 1990s. But as of 2023, we’re still talking about its potential.»

«Despite the pandemic shining a spotlight on stress, anxiety and burnout, it feels like we’re still talking about VR’s potential as opposed to its impact. We’re still far from a world in which strapping on a VR headset to conquer your fear of crowds is as common as calling your therapist before a subway commute. And it’s not because of technological shortcomings. Rather, high costs, the lack of training for therapists in the use of this technology and a lack of awareness about VR therapy are to blame.»

Article written by Lisa Eadicicco|Image by Getty Creative