Apps such Breathe2Relax and PTSD Coach are now being used alongside with Psychotherapy to help those suffering from Mental Illnesses

Researchers have found a way to advance psychotherapy to benefit those who do not have the access to go to a face to face session to receive professional mental help. With the help of technology, they have been able to create online therapy.

Applications such as Breathe2Relax and PTSD Coach have been found useful for those suffering from illnesses such as anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder.

With the on demand access to these applications, patients are able to learn coping skills to calm themselves down, manage stress, and view self-treatment strategies. These applications will help patients get help right away when they need it.

The Journal of Technology and Human Services found that the effectiveness of online therapy compared to face to face was in the same range. However different aspects such as age affected whether it was found useful or not. With the most effective age for online therapy being between the age of 25 and 39.

 With this online therapy, there is hope that those who have not be able to receive the help. They will now be able to get help to start their journey towards a healthier life.

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