Depression CBT Self-Help Guide
50,000 - 100,000 downloads
- Many tools to help you understand and conquer depression
- Can password protect your data
- Downright ugly design
- Difficult to use
Learn to control the stress that contributes to depression
Bummed out beyond belief? There's an app for that. Excel At Life's Depression CBT Self-Help Guide contains approximately a zillion tools to help you out of your depression, or at least to understand it better.
The app includes a screening test plus graph to check the severity of your mood swings, many articles regarding clinical depression and cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), loads of suggestions to help you motivate yourself, Depression Assistance Audio to help you better understand the condition, and a Cognitive Thought Diary for challenging stressful thinking.
Unfortunately, the design of the app is highly disorganized, and plenty of it downright ugly. The chipper pink and purple scheme does nothing to help out someone already down on themselves, and it's difficult to use to boot.
Excel At Life's Depression CBT Self-Help Guide is a nice idea, but needs to be put in a more attractive shell in order to be truly useful.
***Screening test with graph to monitor severity of depressed mood
***Articles about clinical depression and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
***50 suggestions from CBT with a tracking feature to help focus positively and motivate
***Depression Assistance Audio to help understand clinical depression
***Cognitive Thought Diary to learn to challenge stressful thinking and provide positive feedback
***Emotion Training Audio to learn to access calming moods or emotions
***Relaxation Audios to learn deep relaxation
***Password protection available
***Customization of graphics
NOTE: All audios can be downloaded from ExcelAtLife.com
The natural management of depression involves understanding depression and the factors that contribute to the symptoms. Learning to manage stress in your life and engage in self-care behaviors can improve your symptoms and your mood.
This app contains a depression severity test, audios, articles, a cognitive diary, and a motivational points system that help you learn how to do this.
Reason for permissions:
1) READ PHONE STATE AND IDENTITY--necessary when listening to audios to pause playback when phone call is received (Excel At Life never accesses identity)
2) MODIFY DELETE SD CARD CONTENTS--necessary to allow saving data to SD card
3) FULL INTERNET ACCESS AND VIEW NETWORK STATE--necessary to determine if internet access is available when linking to articles and audios
Motivational rewards now available!
***Sign-up for AchieveMint.com and earn points to redeem for cash whenever you engage in the self-improvement activities in this app.
***This is an advertiser-sponsored program but you have control over whether you want to participate and you get paid for participating.
1.5.7 Fixed broken link for AchieveMint.com
1.5.6 Added Audios!
--fixed test when "Don't Remind" selected
I can tell just from the short amount of time that I have a listen to this it seems to be very beneficial
A good tool for what its for. Take advantage of it.
Thankyou and Godbless for this wonderful app. Love it! Daisy,
really inspirational and helpful
If you follow seriously in hopes of becoming a happier you, you will feel better! in just a couple of days im learning to cope better.
I am a disabled US Army veteran and have severe depression and Ptsd. This app helps with my councillor to keep track of my day to day issues. Thank you, for this great app.
I've been looking for an app like this for a long time and finally found a nice one with a lot nice features and pretty pages and other nice helpful features. But my favorite is the diary, and with interactive features to boot. I am in counseling with a v