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Getting support with Live Chat

Getting support with Live Chat

SimplePractice also offers the option to get help via Live Chat. With our chat feature, you can be connected with a specialist to assist you with your questions quickly.

In this guide, we'll cover:

Live Chat hours

We offer live chat Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM-6:00 PM PT and Saturday and Sunday, 7:00 AM-4:00 PM PT, with the following exceptions:

  • 8:45 AM-10:00 AM PT on Wednesdays
  • 10:45 AM-12:00 PM PT on Thursdays
  • Holidays

Questions we can answer via Live Chat

We’re happy to answer basic questions about SimplePractice and point you toward key functions in your account over chat.

Here are some examples of what we can help you with:

Some questions take more time to investigate and find an answer than we can provide during a short chat. These include:

  • Issues that require a detailed investigation into specifics of a client’s account
  • Specific billing issues having to do with client payments or insurance
  • Complex technical issues

How to get help via Live Chat

To live chat with one of our specialists:

  • Click the ? in the lower right corner of your account


  • Click Ask questions

  • Type in your question and click the send icon
  • Review the Help Center resources that appear and click Yes, that helped if they answer your question 
  • If you’d still like to connect with a specialist, click No, show me more

  • Scroll to the bottom of the box and click Contact support


  • Select Chat with a specialist

Note: The Chat with a specialist window will only appear if we are currently accepting chats.

  • When you're ready to begin chatting, click Launch chat

Note: For more information about getting support, see: How can I get help from your team?

Sending yourself a chat transcript

At any point during a chat, you can choose to have a transcript of the chat sent to your email. The transcript will be emailed after the chat ends.

To do this:

  • Click the 3 horizontal dots within the chat window


  • Select Email transcript


  • Confirm the email you want the transcript sent to
  • Click Send


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