Recommended Apps

Here are some recommended apps that can be downloaded to your mobile device to help to get you started on your path to wellness. These apps are meant to complement prescribed treatment plans, and are not intended to replace any professional treatment.

Anxiety

Android

Self-help Anxiety Management
Suggests self-help methods of reducing anxiety, including ways to challenge anxiety-provoking thoughts, and relaxation techniques to reduce physical symptoms of anxiety.

Stop Panic & Anxiety Self-Help
Assists you in managing symptoms of panic, and developing skills to challenge fearful thinking.

Apple

Self-help for Anxiety Management
Suggests self-help methods of reducing anxiety, including ways to challenge anxiety-provoking thoughts, and relaxation techniques to reduce physical symptoms of anxiety.

MindShift
Helps you to identify thoughts that play a role in anxiety, and to develop more constructive ways of thinking. It also recommends active steps you can take to better cope with your anxiety.


Relaxation

Android

HeadSpace
Reviews meditation and mindfulness exercises that help reduce feelings of stress.

Complete Relaxation Lite
Provides a variety of guided relaxation and meditation exercises to help decrease levels of stress.

Apple

HeadSpace
Reviews meditation and mindfulness exercises that will help reduce feelings of stress.

Take a break! – Guided Meditations for Stress Relief
Provides guided meditations that help to reduce feelings of stress.


Depression

Android

MoodTools – Depression Aid
Uses the concept of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help you identify and challenge negative/distorted thinking patterns. It also suggests helpful behaviours to help you reduce the intensity of your distressing emotions.

Depression CBT Self-Help Guide
Uses the concept of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help you challenge thoughts that may be playing a role in your depression. It also suggests helpful behaviours to help you reduce the intensity of your distressing emotions.

Apple

What’s Up?
Highlights the connection between irrational thinking and depressive symptoms. It describes methods to overcome such thoughts, and assists you with setting goals and practices to reduce your feelings of distress.

Depressioncheck
Helps you assess your level of depression, and generates a report to explain your symptoms. It can be used to monitor your recovery while undergoing treatment.


Sleep

Android

CBT-i Coach
Uses the theory behind Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia, and teaches you how to develop positive sleep routines and improve your sleep environment. It also reviews strategies proven to improve sleep quality and reduce symptoms of insomnia.

Best Sleep Hygiene
Enables you to track your current sleep habits, and generates a list of recommendations that can be added to your routine to improve your quality of sleep.

Apple

CBT-i Coach
Uses the theory behind Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia, and teaches you how to develop positive sleep routines and improve your sleep environment. It also reviews strategies proven to improve sleep quality and reduce symptoms of insomnia.

Best Sleep Hygiene
Enables you to track your current sleep habits, and generates a list of recommendations that can be added to your routine to improve your quality of sleep.


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Android

PTSD Coach Canada
Provides information about PTSD, helps you track symptoms, and suggests easy-to-use tools that can help you handle stress symptoms.

Apple

PTSD Coach Canada
Provides information about PTSD, allows you to track symptoms, and suggests easy-to-use tools that can help you handle stress symptoms.


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