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Am I? My Thought Journal is an app designed to track circumstances that make the user feel sad, anxious, or other negative emotions. This app uses techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to address issues such as depression and anxiety. The app guides users through inputting thought records, which involve recording components such as the circumstance or situation, emotions, and any negative thoughts. To combat negative thinking, the user is prompted to test whether their thoughts are distorted by finding evidence for and against them and to come up with new ways to assess the situations. It was designed by mental health professionals and can be used with or without a therapist. The app’s target audience is youth from 12-18 years old.
Available for: Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Android 5.0 and up.
Developer: Red Square Labs Inc.
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Principles, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring
Targeted Conditions: Mood Disorders, Stress and Anxiety, Phobias
Target Audience: Adults, Children, Adolescents
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English
Get it on: Apple App Store, Google Play
There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Am I? My Thought Journal
Click the links below to learn more about the treatment types used in this app.
How Symptom Trackers Work
How Cognitive Behavioral Principles Work
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