Sitting by the fire.place: Positioning an AI therapist chatbot in a broader constellation of mental health and wellness support

Sitting by the fire.place: Positioning an AI therapist chatbot in a broader constellation of mental health and wellness support

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With Norvin Chan, founder of the AI therapist chatbot fire.place (https://fire.place/) where folks can vent their feelings, we learn about how users can interact with the chatbot, tech development process, and how his growing-up experience has informed his work. We conclude with a discussion of positioning fire.place in a broader constellation of mental health and wellness support, from professional help to community initiatives.

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