In the past, treatment of self-criticism was limited to therapy sessions or short interventions within a lab. However, Michael and his team wondered if these short sessions were sufficient. Would it be more beneficial to have more consistent reminders – especially if they were within real life?
His lab created LifePaks that delivered ACT and CBT therapy questions to the participants and found that both types of questions led to a reduction in self-criticism and an increase in self-compassion. Read Full Text.
Michael appreciates the LifeData platform because it gives him the flexibility to try out and pilot new studies without developing a new app for each project.