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DBT Coach Review

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Credibility

Credibility

2.00 / 5.00

Overall Score: 6/15

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

Rating Date: March 2021

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User Experince

User Experience

3.97 / 5.00

Engagement: 4.15 Functionality: 3.75 Aesthetics: 4.08 Information: 3.89 Subjective quality score: 3.81 Perceived impact score: 4.17 Rating date: June 2020 Rated by: Queensland University

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DBT Coach is an app that aims to teach its users DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) skills. Users create DBT diary entries to record DBT skills and target behaviors, as well as other notes they’d like to record. The app then recommends exercises based on what the user has inputted. The app also features a community section for interacting with other users, and section for various psychoeducational videos. Users can pay $11.99/month or $59.99 every six months for additional features which includes the ability to view a summary of progress and share this with the therapist or care team.

Technical Details

Available for Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Android 5.0 and up.
Developer: Swasth Inc.
Type of Treatment: Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Psychoeducation & Information, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring, 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

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of DBT Coach

Click the links below to learn more about the treatment types used in this app.
How Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Works
How Symptom Trackers Work
How Psychoeducation Works

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