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Worrydolls is an app that focuses on relieving stress and anxiety using techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Consumers are presented with a cartoon worry doll, where they are encouraged to type out their worries and then leave it for the doll to “keep” and to feel the worry for them. Later on, consumers can tap on the doll to let go of the worry if it has passed and to write about it and how they coped with it. Additional features include password protection, a log of previous worries, and mindfulness and journaling exercises to reflect on one’s past worries.
Available for iPhone Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Android 4.3 and up.
Developer: Peter Wieben
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Principles, Mindfulness, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring
Targeted Conditions: Mood Disorders, Stress and Anxiety
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English, Dutch, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
Get it on: Apple App Store, Google Play, Web
There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Worrydolls
Click the links below to learn more about the treatment types used in this app.
How Symptom Trackers Work
How Mindfulness Works
How Cognitive Behavioral Principles Work
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