MI Coach is an app that utilizes evidence-based techniques of Motivational Interviewing (MI) to help people change their behaviors. The app is designed for anyone who is wanting to find their motivation to make a change in their life (e.g., completing more chores around the house, switching jobs, changing health-related behaviors like exercise, smoking, etc). MI Coach includes 7 core lessons with over 35 videos and interactive exercises designed to build motivation and commitment to change. The app also includes a library of 500+ meditations ranging from 3 minutes to 4 hours, a journaling section where users can upload pictures and videos along with their daily thoughts, and community groups for peer discussion and learning. Additional features include daily mood check-ins, habit tracking, and behavior change measures. The app is free with limited access to content. However, users must pay a subscription fee of $11.99/month or $49.99/6 months to gain access to the full library of features.
Available for: iPhone Requires iOS 12.0 or later; Android 5.0 and up
Developer: Resiliens Inc.
Type of Treatment: Connect to a Peer, Mindfulness, Psychoeducation & Information, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring
Targeted Conditions: Addictions or Substance Use
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
There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of MI Coach
Click the links below to learn more about the treatment types used in this app.
How Symptom Trackers Work
How Mindfulness Works
How Psychoeducation Works
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