Flow, a medical device and therapy app startup company from Malmo, Sweden which treats depression has now released its chatbot therapist. The medical device company also launched a brain stimulation headset for treatment of depression in June 2019, the first and only medically approved at-home treatment of its kind in the UK and EU.
Founded in 2016 by Daniel Mansson and Erik Rehn, the chatbot therapist called Flow, engages users with daily chat conversations and offers self-help techniques, mood tracking, curated videos, meditation and mental exercises. It helps users to learn why sleep, exercise, nutrition and meditation are the main pillars in recovering from depression – and gathers mood data to offer a personalised response modelled on behavioural therapy. “I feel like I have a buddy who’s just chatting with me, no judgement, and forcing me to pace myself,” Flow user