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Behind Mentalyc

We are a team of people passionate about the health of healers doing the hard work of psychotherapy and counseling. Helping our healers and their clients is what motivates us to innovate around the clock to deliver the best experience possible.

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Mentalyc's Team

Our Mission

To create an AI-based app that fully automates note-taking in therapy, while creating a unique, anonymized data set for research of the most effective interventions.

Our Vision

More effective end-efficient therapy. Truly measurable, data-driven, and insightful.

Our Values

Curiosity

We ask questions and innovate.

Kindness

We care.

Collaboration

We do it together.

Courage

We rise to the challenge and never give up.

Integrity

We walk the talk, earn trust, and safeguard data.


Meet Our Co-Founders

Maria Szandrach

Maria Szandrach

CEO

Third-time founder and ex-McKinsey. Previous startups: Insurance and Mental Health, worked as a head of growth in a series B startup. As a teenager, Maria went to therapy for an eating disorder. She switched therapists 5 times before she eventually recovered. She devoted her career to making therapy more effective and efficient.

Georgi Urumov

Georgi Urumov

CTO

Machine Learning Engineer and Software Developer. Worked in various startups, and managed ML teams. He left his well-paying job to devote his work to helping others. When he met Maria in an accelerator and co-interviewed 100 therapists with her, it became clear to him that his AI skills can make a fundamental change in the field.


Meet The Rest of the Team

Guilherme

Product

Proficient UX designer passionate about innovation and user experiences.

George

Product

Experienced UI Engineer, passionate about User Engagement and Growth.

Stephen

Growth

Accomplished growth marketing manager, driving impactful business expansion strategies.

Richard

Sales

Senior Sales Rep, drives success through strategic sales and client relationships, vital to the company's growth.

Ehab

Psychology AI

Experienced psychologist, psychotherapist and positive psychology expert.

Usama

SEO

Passionate SEO expert, highly committed and proactive in keeping up with best SEO practices.

Eseosa

Marketing

Communications Lead, champions human-first communication through her expertise in branding, PR, and digital marketing.

Malik

Operations

MSc. in Engineering Management, detail-oriented operations specialist at Mentalyc.

Tobi

Software

Full-stack expert, passionate about innovating software solutions.

Samuel

Software

Highly skilled front-end expert, detail-focused, and passionate about user engagement.

Angela

Content

Counselling Psychology graduate specializing in family, couples therapy and mental health author.

Salwa

Content

Medical student and researcher at the AUB medical center, and a medical editor at Cactus Global.

Courtney

Content

Dual Master's in Childhood Studies and Social Work, LGBTQ+ advocate, and mental health educator.

Marissa

Content

Experienced Counselor, mental health & LGBTQIA+ specialist, and passionate content creator.


Our Advisors

Brac Selph

Brac Selph, PsyD

Psych. and Supervision

Associate Professor from UCSF and Stanford. 20 years of clinical practice.

Kevin M. Ramotar

Kevin M. Ramotar, PsyD

Ethics and Quality

Ethics leader focused on clinical ethics and quality assurance for therapists.


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Affiliate Partners

My Outcomes

Outcome measurement for evidence-based practice


Investors and Accelerators

Berkeley Skydeck
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