Self-Help Applications


Anxiety:

  • Stop, Breathe & Think: Mindfulness, meditation, and compassion building tool
  • Calm: Sleep, meditation, and relaxation
  • Insight Timer: Sleep, anxiety, and stress
  • Headspace: Exercise mindful awareness, relieve anxiety, and reduce stress
  • Self-Help for Anxiety Management (SAM): Self-help methods to manage anxiety
  • Mind Shift CBT – Anxiety: Strategies to relax and be mindful based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Depression:

  • Sanvello: Sanvello was created by clinical experts and uses techniques rooted in evidence-based treatments for depression like Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness meditation. It also has a mood and self-care tracker to help you stay on top of your mental health. 
  • Daylio Mood Tracker: This app helps you identify patterns in the changes you may experience in your moods. Finding these patterns can help you figure out what events might trigger mood changes, which can help you better understand your mood and identify adjustments you can make to improve your mood. 

Anger:

Intrusive Thoughts

Calm:  This app offers guided mindfulness meditations to help you practice noticing your thoughts as they come up, allowing them to exist, and then allowing them to leave your mind.


Healthy Relationships

  • TD411: This easy to use app provides valuable information regarding healthy/unhealthy relationships and safety planning.
  • LoveNudge: This fun app provides you an opportunity to focus on developing healthy habits and goals for your romantic relationship.

Body Image

  • ThinkUp: A platform to record your own or listen to recorded positive, motivational statements and phrases
  • Rise Up + Recover: An app to log eating plans, emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in order to monitor your progress toward a healthy balanced lifestyle and find positive motivation to keep moving forward.

Self-Compassion

  • Insight Timer: This meditation app has a number of sections focused on mindfulness, self-compassion, and other forms of meditation.
  • UCLA Mindful: This meditation app includes meditations in both English and Spanish. Mindfulness meditations range from focusing on bodily sensations, to managing distress, to cultivating loving-kindness.
  • 10% Happier: This meditation app not only includes meditations, but also conversations from leading people in mindfulness and self-compassion research and practice. Please note, it does have an annual fee.

Lonliness

  • Insight Timer: Sleep, anxiety, and stress
  • Youper: The ai app can be used a place to process thoughts quickly, assess levels of anxiety and depression, and potentially give a sense of connection.
  • Wysa: The ai app can be used to have conversations to process thoughts quickly. 

Time Management

  • Todois: Helps keep your tasks organized across multiple platforms. Prioritize projects, set goals, visualize your productivity, and earn points for completing tasks.
  • Focus Booster: This program lets you set 25-minute blocks of work time separated by 5-minute breaks to maximize productivity and focus. Keep track of your progress to help you reach your goals.
  • Remember the Milk: If you like making lists, this fun app can help you manage to-do lists across multiple devices to help you stay more organized and productive.
  • myHomework: This app can help keep track of your various class assignments, projects, exams, and due dates across your devices.

Perfectionism

  • Gratitude: A personal journal app where you can write about things you are grateful for and instill more positivity in your life. 
  • Trello:  If your list of to-dos leads to feeling overwhelmed, this app can help you plan out your projects and tasks to combat procrastination 
  • Mindshift: This app includes coping strategies for dealing with anxiety as well as specific tools to tackle perfectionism.

Trauma

  • Insight Timer: This free app has over 10,000 mediations, talks, and coaches that can help you practice meditation and mindfulness, which can reduce symptoms of trauma.
  • Mindfulness Coach: Mindfulness Coach will help you practice mindfulness meditation. 
  • Youper: The ai app can be used a place to process thoughts quickly, assess levels of anxiety and depression, and potentially give a sense of connection.
  • Wysa: The ai app can be used to have conversations to process thoughts quickly. 
  • PTSD Coach: This app can help you learn about and manage symptoms that often occur after trauma. 

Self-Harm

Calm Harm: provides tasks to help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm