When Rick Sword, my husband and clinical partner, and I developed Time Perspective Therapy (TPT which is based on Phil Zimbardo’s Time Perspective Theory) in 2008-2009, we wanted to create a video game based on TPT. But our idea proved too complicated and expensive to produce. During this time, smart phone apps – mostly games and technologically linked applications like GPS – were researched, developed and eventually offered to an eager public; mental health apps were unheard of. And anyway, how could an app replace one-on-one therapy? If someone needed help or counseling, they made an office visit, bought a book, or dealt with their problems as best they could on their own. … (to read more)x

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