Mobile Apps

Mobile apps can be useful tools on their own or as an adjunct to therapy. Please note that while some of these apps are free, there is a cost associated with others. Be sure to read the full descriptions on the app sites before downloading to determine whether they are right for you. The following links to apps are intended for the convenience of users and are not managed by Mount Holyoke College. The college does not review, control, or take responsibility for the content of those applications. Here are a few that you might find helpful:

Anxiety

  • Worry Box for Android
  • Worry Box for iPhone
    Use the worry cognitive diary to help you determine how to cope with the worry. If it is controllable, you can list the steps you can take to manage the worry; if it is not controllable, select from the list of coping statements to help you think about it differently.

Deep Breathing/Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Mindfulness Meditation

  • Headspace for iPhone and Android
    Headspace is a free meditation program that gives you a taste of meditation practice in 10 minutes/day.
  • Mindfulness Meditation for iPhone
    Mindfulness-based technique for stress reduction have scientifically proven health benefits. Guided mindfulness meditations were written and narrated by Stephan Bodian, author of the Meditation For Dummies®.

Mood

  • T2 Mood Tracker for Android
  • T2 Mood Tracker for iPhone
    Allows users to rate and monitor their moods on six scales (anxiety, stress, depression, brain injury, post-traumatic stress, general well-being); graphs can be created to track mood changes over time. Notes can be recorded to document daily events, medications, and treatments that may be associated with mood changes.

Negative Thoughts

  • iCBT for iPhone
    iCBT is based on the work of Dr. David Burns, author of Feeling Good, and helps you apply the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to correct distorted thinking patterns and alter behaviors.

Sleep