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CBT Companion Review

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2.67 / 5.00

Overall Score: 8/15

Consumer Ratings: 2/2
Clarity of Purpose: 2/2
Mechanism of Action: 1/1
Software Updates: 2/2
Clinical Input in Development: 0/1
Research on Development Process: 0/1
Efficacy of Other Products: 1/1
Research Independence and Review: 0/2
Research Base: 0/3

Rating Date: March 2023

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User Experince

User Experience

3.54 / 5.00

Engagement: 3.50 Functionality: 2.69 Aesthetics: 3.67 Information: 4.29 Subjective quality score: 3.63 Perceived impact score: 3.71 Rating date: November 2020 Rated by: Queensland University

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CBT Companion teaches the user techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) using activities, videos, and interactive tools. The app features a journal for users to log their mood, and note items usch as sleep and medication. Exercises in the app are intended to help the user reframe negative thoughts or beliefs. The lessons in the free version of the app cover topics such as Errors in Thinking and Applying CBT to their anxiety. The app also has a community feature and meditation programs. While a portion of the app is free, for a monthly subscription the user can unlock features such as progress sharing, reminders, and additional CBT lessons.

Technical Details

Available for Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Android 5.0 and up. Web
Developer: Swasth Inc.
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Principles, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring, Assessment/Screening, Connect to a peer
Targeted Conditions: Mood Disorders, Stress and Anxiety
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? Recommended
Languages Available: English
Cost: Free with in-app purchases
Get it on: Apple App Store, Google Play, Web

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of CBT Companion

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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