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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

MindApps Releases eCBT Trauma | World of Psychology

By John M Grohol PsyD

MindApps Releases eCBT TraumaWe’re pleased to announce that our partner MindApps has released a new iPhone/iPod Touch app known as eCBT Trauma. As you can guess, eCBT Trauma is focused on individuals who are coping with posttraumatic stress disorder — PTSD — in their lives.

“With eCBT Trauma, we wanted to help people who have experienced a trauma by providing education and interventions to help them cope with the symptoms of PTSD,” said Michael Hufford, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and Co-Founder and CEO of MindApps.

“eCBT Trauma can serve as an adjunctive tool for therapists to use with their clients, or as a standalone intervention.”

eCBT Trauma is an iPhone application that provides users with a way to assess their symptoms after experiencing a trauma, graph their symptoms over time and e-mail their progress to a caregiver, learn relaxation and grounding skills to help cope with symptoms of PTSD, and it provides structured interventions to help users complete ‘exposure’ exercises, which have beenshown to reduce the symptoms of PTSD.

It also includes links to online content regarding PTSD, support groups, and provides help finding a therapist…

MindApps Releases eCBT Trauma | World of Psychology

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