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Nearly two-thirds of millennial and Gen-Z respondents said they feel anxiety nearly every day, which is triple the rate of Boomers.
Woebot founder Alison Darcy discusses her journey from being a psychology student in UCD to finding ways to scale psychological treatments with tech in Stanford University and how this all led her to build a chatbot that teaches CBT.
We interview the founder and president of Woebot Labs, Inc, Dr. Alison Darcy, who shares how Woebot came to be and how he can help people with mental health problems.
Developed by leading experts in clinical psychology from Stanford University, Woebot is meant to make mental health radically accessible to everyone.
For Alison Darcy, the bridge between the scores of people in need of mental health assistance and limited resources may just be found in your computer. Or more precisely, in a chatbot that Darcy and her co-creators conceived of as Woebot.
Can a chatbot do what a therapist does, or at least come close? A San Francisco start-up thinks so. Its chatbot, named Woebot, doesn’t replace therapists, but its creators believe it could be the next best thing to seeing one
Woebot, one of the first chatbots of its kind, is powered by artificial intelligence not to tackle your deepest problems, but to improve your mood, and even alleviate symptoms of depression.
Created by a team of Stanford psychologists and AI experts, Woebot uses brief daily chat conversations, mood tracking, curated videos, and word games to help people manage mental health.