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Welli Review

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Credibility

Credibility

0.67 / 5.00

Overall Score: 2/15

Consumer Ratings: 0/2
Proposed Goal: 1/2
Evidence Based Content: 1/1
Software Updates: 0/2
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: August 2020

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User Experince

User Experience

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Transparency

Transparency

Unacceptable

Overall Score: Unacceptable

Does the app have a privacy policy?: No/Can’t Tell

Does the policy describe the information storage and sharing procedures related to user entered information OR state that user information is stored locally?: No/Can’t Tell

Does the app provide the option of a pin entry or log-in process to view and enter user data?: Yes

Does the privacy policy state that the app/server encrypts the entered data OR state that user information is stored locally?: No/Can’t Tell

Does the privacy policy state whether or not users can delete entered information OR state that user information is stored locally?: No/Can’t Tell

Does the privacy policy state whether or not users can edit entered information OR state that user information is stored locally?: No/Can’t Tell

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Professional Reviews

Professional Review

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Welli is an app that aims to improve the user’s overall mood through tools based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Positive Psychology. There are three sections to the home page: Gratitude Journal, Flow Tracker, and Adversity Disputer. The Gratitude Journal, provides a space for users to input three things they are grateful for each day and explain why they are grateful for them. The Flow Tracker, prompts the user to answer questions about activities they do in order to determine which are most likely to engage and energize you. The overall goal is to promote accomplishment and peak performance. Finally, the Adversity Disputer is a tool to combat negative self-talk and learn how to respond in a more productive way. Additional features include inspirational quotes and daily reminders.

Technical Details

Available For: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Developer: Michael Kaminowitz
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Principles, Psychoeducation & Information, Gratitude
Targeted Conditions: Not Specified
Target Audience: Adults
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English
Cost: Free
Get it on: Apple App Store

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Welli

Click the links below to learn more about the treatment types used in this app.
How Psychoeducation Works
How Cognitive Behavioral Principles Work

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