WeMingo is the first online self-help program for paruresis (“shy bladder syndrome”). It provides you with the structure, knowledge, and techniques necessary to achieve sustainable improvements.
No, WeMingo is merely an addition to the existing treatment options. I list additional contact persons and resources at the end of the program, if you should feel like you need further support.
WeMingo is not a substitute for the personal consultation, examination, diagnosis and therapy by a therapist or doctor. In fact, I recommend to undergo a professional medical screening by a urologist in order to rule out physical causes of your urination difficulties.
Yes! The efficacy of online interventions has been proven for a broad spectrum of mental illnesses and anxiety disorders in a variety of scientific studies.
Some key insights from relevant research:
I know there are a questionable products and services out there that promise you "instant results". I fully understand if that raises some healthy skepticism about WeMingo as well.
Here are a few things that I would like you to know:
WeMingo is the first online self-help program developed specifically for paruresis.
As part of the Berlin Startup Scholarship program, the WeMingo team received public grants financed by the Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Business and the European Social Fund. As part of the program, the team received mentoring from the faculty of clinical psychology at the Freie Universität Berlin.
More about the team and history of WeMingo in About WeMingo.
On our page What is paruresis? we have collected answers to some common questions about the shy bladder syndrome.