THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT
The following apps listed here are meant to increase coping skills, screen for mental illness, and be a supplement to therapy, but not a replacement. Apps that are specifically to be used with therapy are denoted with an asterisk*.
A simple tool used to teaching breathing exercises to manage stress. This app was created by The National Center for Telehealth & Technology.
Based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and designed by two clinical psychologist, Moodkit teaches individuals with depression, anxiety disorders, etc. skills such as identifying and changing unhealthy thought patterns, engaging in activities to improve mood, and monitor improvement.
Designed to be used in conjunction with Prolonged Exposure Therapy to treat Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). It gives psychoeducation about PTSD and PE therapy.
This app allows you to self-monitor and document your worries and to explore the accuracy of the worry.
T2 Mood Tracker
Another app created by the National Center for Telehealth and Technology allows individuals to monitor their moods on 6 scales (anxiety, depression, stress, brain injury, PTSD, and general well-being) You can also use it to log your medication, treatments, and changes.
What’s My M3
In 3 minutes you can access your risk for depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and PTSD with this research validated screener. Additionally once you complete the screener, you are given a confidential report with your results and directed to treatment.
Pacifica attempts to break the cycle of overwhelming thoughts through providing holistic tools such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, relaxation, and health.
All about mindfulness, this app will teach you how to practice and improve your meditation and mindfulness.
Cost: Free; paid subscriptions available
4 short cartoon with animation show you how to cope with the unpleasant physical reactions of panic.