Useful Apps

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Check out the WellTrack App. It's free to use for WMU students, faculty and staff.

Stress Management, Anxiety Reduction, Panic Coping Apps

  • Breathe2relax (iTunes) teaches breathing techniques to manage stress.
  • MindShift teaches skills that may be applied to individuals with physical, emotional, cognitive, or behavioral manifestations of anxiety, providing users with more helpful, balanced ways of thinking about feared situations.
  • Pacifica teaches deep breathing, behavioral exercises, identifying cognitive distortions (negative thinking patterns), and learning how to replace them with positive thinking patterns.
  • Self-help Anxiety Management helps a person understand what causes anxiety, monitors anxious thoughts and behavior over time, and manages them through self-help exercises and private reflection.
  • Panic Relief is an app designed to help individuals with panic disorder access easy-to-use coping tools to better manage and move through panic attacks.

Trauma, PTSD Apps

  • CPT Coach for individuals in active treatment with a trained CPT (cognitive processing therapy) therapist. This app offers education about post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms.
  • PTSD Coach is a self-help app from the National Center for PTSD. Skills taught may be applied to individuals with mild to moderate versions of PTSD. 

Depression, Mood Tracking Apps

  • T2 Mood Tracker helps individuals track their emotional states and how they change over time for personal insight and accurate reporting to a mental health professional.
  • Mood Tools (iTunes) provides education about risk factors and psychosocial approaches to treatment, a depression symptom questionnaire, thought diary, suicide safety plan, and videos such as meditation guides.

Sleep, Insomnia Apps

  • CBT-i Coach is for people who are engaged in cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia with a health provider, or who have experienced symptoms of insomnia and would like to improve their sleep habits.