Heads Up!

It looks like you haven't enabled JavaScript. PsyberGuide works best when JavaScript is enabled on your browser.

App-y Holidays

Reading Time: 3 minutes

The holidays are literally right around the corner. As a clinical psychologist, I’ve often been asked tips for de-stressing around the holiday season. Recently, however, someone asked me if I thought mobile health apps might […]

Read more

Patients, Providers and the Missing Link

Reading Time: 3 minutes

If you’re a patient, you probably spend one hour per week at most with your therapist. When you leave the therapy room, life happens. Whether it’s an “all hands” emergency meeting at work, a pop […]

Read more

Bringing Apps into the Treatment Process

Reading Time: 4 minutes

To me, the most exciting thing about many behavioral health apps and web interventions is that they go beyond simple delivery of information to assist clients in learning and practicing skills.  Using apps, our clients […]

Read more

Clinically Useful mHealth Apps: Tackling Tough Problems with Technology

Reading Time: 3 minutes

I am exceptionally lucky to be supported at PsyberGuide by an outstanding collection of scientists who serve on our Scientific Advisory Board. The Scientific Advisory Board provides feedback and input to help PsyberGuide achieve its […]

Read more

Evaluating Commercial Apps for Health Promotion

Reading Time: 3 minutes

Despite the proliferation of apps to support the prevention and self-management of a number of health conditions, including supporting health behavior change, there is little evidence for the efficacy of most of these apps [1]. […]

Read more

Dealing with OCD in College

Reading Time: 3 minutes

Stephen Smith, founder of nOCD,  first had the idea to make a treatment app for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) after experiencing intrusive thoughts for the first time during college. OCD was taking over […]

Read more

Perplexing Privacy Policies

Reading Time: 3 minutes

            The recent Facebook privacy scandal involving Cambridge Analytica highlighted the fact that most people do not understand the privacy policies to which they have agreed. [1] Millions of people […]

Read more

My Month with Calm

Reading Time: 3 minutes

During one particularly intense end-of-semester rush, a college friend of mine once asked “Have you ever tried just sitting down and notice what it feels like to breathe? You should try meditation; it really helps […]

Read more