Michigan’sÂ VR Therapy and Counseling CenterÂ has won a total of $30,000 in Comcast’s Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs contest.
The therapy center has found success treating patients that suffer from PTSD, social anxiety, and phobias using virtual reality.
â€œBecause the the virtual reality experience feels real, this high-tech tool can be more effective than traditional talk therapy or role playing,â€ Thomas Overly, the owner of VR Therapy and Counseling Center, told The Grand Rapids Press.
Overly plans on investing the $30,000 to upgrade and expand the capabilities of the virtual reality technology used in the center.
Read the full story at The Grand Rapids Press.
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