BACP Journal ‘Therapy Today’

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Woebot is very careful to keep reminding ‘clients’ that it is a robot and that no human monitors their responses. The warning is repeated regularly, and the transparency is not just for ethical reasons. Clinical research psychologist Dr Alison Darcy, who designed Woebot in collaboration with Stanford University’s School of Medicine Psychiatry and Ai departments, believes there is a ‘value

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October: Zenith Global Awards 2018

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I will be speaking at the 2018 Zenith Global Healthcare Professionals Awards that will take place on Saturday 6th October, 2018. Often called ‘The Oscars’ of healthcare professionals for celebrating those working at the ‘Coal Face’. First of it’s kind, our previous awards night attracted hundreds of healthcare professionals across the board from all over the UK and beyond with family and friends in attendance joining

October: MadWorldForum in London

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I will be speaking at the upcoming MadWorldForum on October 9th, 2018. Mad World is Europe’s only solutions-focused conference and exhibition with a clear mission: to eradicate stigma and spark a new era of mental health and well-being in the workplace. Come join us at 155 Bishopsgate Liverpool Street, London EC2M 3YD. Get your tickets HERE. 

The Future of Psychotherapeutic Apps – Shrink Rap Radio

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David Van Nuys, Ph.D. is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Sonoma State University and served as that department’s Chair for seven years. He has also taught psychology at the University of Montana, the University of Michigan, and the University of New Hampshire. He has served as a dissertation advisor for doctoral students at Saybrook Institute and the Institute for Integral

JUNE. Noah conference in Berlin

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I will be speaking at the NOAH Conference alongside the likes of Al Gore and the CEO of Uber. Just that I’m on the Start-Up stage and they have their own personal Keynote speach. Please drop me a line if you’re attending, too.  June 6 – 7, Templedrom Berlin.  Get your NOAH conference tickets here.

UKTN

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Silja Litvin has also built an app intended to prevent rather than cure. The difference? Hers takes you on an adventure game. eQuoo borders on the realm of EdTech; with a game that aims to teach you essential psychological skills  – such as a communication or the ability to cope with stress. Only by learning these skills can you level up in the game. The

TechTimes

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The new app called eQuoo, is an “emotional” fitness app that is a new form digital therapy, which will be launching at the end of May. PsycApps will also be adding artificial intelligence into the game. This could help young adults become more exposed to healthier brain stimulation by providing positive thoughts and attitudes. Read more on TechTimes…  (UM… The

FORBES

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PsycApps, a digital mental health startup based in London, is among the tech developments aiming to find a solution through gamifying. The gaming industry generated over $10o billion in revenue last year alone — and we all know how much our teenagers love video games.While traditional games hack the brain’s reward system without any apparent benefit other than the pleasure of playing (but

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One company that is using an online crowdfunding platform is PsycApps whose aim is to make dealing with mental health fun and their CEO and founder is Silja Litvin. So how do Silja and her team at PsycApps plan to do this? They want you to be able to go through life with a smile on your face by playing a game