Tess is a psychological artificial intelligence program that functions as a chatbot focused on improving mental health and emotional wellness. CEO and Founder of X2 AI, Michiel Rauws started Tess when he was struggling with depression a decade ago and found help with talk-therapy.
From this, he decided to continue these conversations and spread the help through machine. Tess is build by trained clinical psychologists, coaching people through difficult times through authentic conversations through text messages. It can me implemented to one's phone within minutes by simply reaching out to Tess' phone number. Research conducted showed those those who conversed with Tess had reduced symptoms with an average of -28% for depression and -18% for anxiety.
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