This eQuoo app games we to into training useful psychological skills

Mental health is one of a biggest issues of new times, with Kendall Jenner, Emma Stone, Lady Gaga and even The Rock opening adult about their mental health issues. Even a stately family has got in on a act, environment adult a Heads Together charity. And it’s not only a passing issue. The World Health Organisation says basin will pass cancer as a world’s categorical ‘global illness burden’ by 2030.

So it’s not startling that imagining apps like Calm are going gangbusters among consumers. However, imagining and mind training apps are targeted towards cognitive skills. These skills can assistance with thoroughness and dementia, for example, though won’t concede we to have improved and deeper relationships.

So it’s enchanting that a new app has launched to tackle a thornier problem of how to urge your romantic intelligence. That’s a wish of new app startup eQuoo now launched on a Apple App store and Google Play (available in Australia and New Zealand right now).

eQuoo is an romantic aptness diversion that aims to learn we psychological skills in a fun and enchanting way. You get to use those skills in a select your possess journey game, though they are for real-life situations as well.

Founder Silja Litvin (a psychologist) says she was desirous to emanate a diversion since “emotional comprehension is some-more critical than IQ when it comes to success in a workplace. If we know how and because we conflict and feel a approach we do, we can navigate by stressful situations and relations most better.”

Equoo has lifted an Angel round, and a investors embody Julian Pittam (Investor to Disciple Media, that only had a successful Series B fundraising), Pierre Andurand and other angels.

It’s now looking to lift a serve Seed turn of $200,000.

As a child, Litvin altered from balmy Southern California to a less-than-sunny Luxembourg and was bullied during school. But things altered when her comparison sister got a body-language book for her birthday. “The thought that there was a scholarship – a manual, so to pronounce – about because people did what totally blew my 12-year- aged mind. That’s when we motionless to turn a psychologist: we wanted to widespread a good news. eQuoo radically helps we build adult people skills.” Her group also includes, Med Buckey (CTO), Professor Markus Maier (Head of research) and James O’Brien (Lead developer).

In a game, a character, Dr Joy (named after Sigmund Freud – Freud is fun in German) walks we by a training session. eQuoo allows we to use a skills in a training partial of a game; clear a turn in a diversion that leads we to a select your possess journey story where we need to use a skills to win; gives we feedback on your celebrity by a Big Five celebrity test’ let’s we share your celebrity feedback on amicable media; learn some-more about a skills we possess on a deeper level; and anything we learn becomes partial of your psychological ‘tool-box’.

The startup non-stop a Beta in Australia and New Zealand and has a weekly expansion rate of 19% and a 4.8 rating in a app store. Phase one will be building announcement and subscription, though after that, it skeleton to work with word companies as a mental health diversion that prevents stress and depression.

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