How to choose the right psychotherapy apps

Behavioral providers have reported the use of apps to augment clinical care for specific purposes ranging from serving as “transitional objects” in psychodynamic approaches to encouraging clients/patients to conveniently record information about their own behavior in real time. Many apps automatically produce graphs, charts and other aids that help the user understand and modify their behavior.

Certain health tracking apps familiar to smartphone users, such as step counters, can provide basic data that patients can then share with their practitioners, allowing the focus of a clinical session to shift to associated cognitions, behaviors, support systems and more. …

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