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Mobile App: Mindfulness Coach

 

Mobile App: Mindfulness Coach

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Practicing mindfulness means grounding yourself in the present moment. Mindfulness has been shown to be helpful for reducing stress and coping with unpleasant thoughts and emotions. Mindfulness Coach will help you practice mindfulness meditation. Features include:

  • Education about the benefits of mindfulness
  • Mindfulness exercises to practice on your own or with guidance
  • Strategies to help overcome challenges to mindfulness practice
  • Log of mindfulness exercises to track your progress
  • Reminders to support your mindfulness practice

Download the mobile app

Free Mindfulness Coach download from:
iTunes (iOS)*.

How to use Mindfulness Coach

Mindfulness Coach was developed for people who may be experiencing emotional distress and for those wanting to maintain healthy coping practices. The app can be used on its own by those who would like mindfulness tools, or to enhance face-to-face care with a healthcare professional.

NOTE: PTSD is a serious mental health condition that often requires professional evaluation and treatment. Mindfulness Coach is not intended to replace needed professional care.

Privacy and security

Any data created by the user of this app are only as secure as the phone/device itself. Use the security features on your device if you are concerned about the privacy of your information. Users are free to share data, but as the self-monitoring data belong to each user, HIPAA concerns do not apply while the data are stored or shared. If the user were to transmit or share data with a health care provider, the provider must then comply with HIPAA rules.

Who created Mindfulness Coach

Mindfulness Coach was created by the VA's National Center for PTSD in partnership with the Department of Defense's National Center for Telehealth and Technology*.

Date this content was last updated is at the bottom of the page.

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Where to Get Help for PTSD

The National Center for PTSD does not provide direct clinical care, individual referrals or benefits information.