Dr. Jay Spence, PhD, clinical psychologist and Chief Product Officer at Uprise Health discusses why it’s so vital for employers and health plans to offer validated, timely and coordinated mental health care that’s proactive and preventative. They offer new digitally-enabled mental health services, including clinically-validated, self-guided mental health and wellbeing coaching, and chronic condition management.
Jay Spence, PhD, Chief Product Officer
A clinical psychologist, Dr. Spence founded a mental health technology company providing EAP software and services with the goal of destigmatizing and preventing exacerbation of mental illness, making it a normal and important part of each person’s overall health. Today, as the chief product officer, Dr. Spence is responsible for developing innovative technology-based tools and solutions for Uprise Health’s EAP, behavioral health, substance abuse and opioid addiction, and wellness management products. He has received several awards for his research in digital behavioral health, including the Australian National Invention and Innovation Award and the ANZ Mental Health Service Achievement Awards.