An Online Counselor for Video Game Addicts
Most of the 26 million or so people who tune into Twitch on any given day are there for the video games. But amid the livestreaming platform’s thousands of channels—which mostly feature gamers broadcasting their screens while narrating their every move—you’ll find Alok Kanojia, AG08, MG09, M14, MG14, doing something different. Affectionately known as “Dr. K” in the Twitch community, the young psychiatrist might be leading a guided meditation, explaining attachment theory, or chatting with a Twitch gaming star about their panic disorder.