CPT Coach

An app for people who are experiencing ongoing PTSD symptoms.

CPT Coach By US Department of Veterans Affairs
Features
  • Based on cognitive processing therapy (CPT) principles 
  • Tasks
  • Reminders
  • Worksheets
  • Education and information

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Security and privacy Does the app:
  • collect medical information? Yes
  • require a login? No
  • have password protection? No
  • have a privacy policy? Yes
  • require internet access? Yes
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Cost Free

What does the app do?

CPT app is for people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to be used together with guidance from a health professional. The app has education about PTSD symptoms and a step-by-step, session-by-session approach to following the assessments that correspond with each of week of CPT treatment.

The app also has a variety of prompts and reminders, from scheduling appointments to reminders for homework. For the complete app description, go to the app website, Google Play, App Store or, for a more detailed review, see Reviews

PROS CONS 

✔ Easy to use and navigate your way around.

✔ Good clear graphics.

✔ Can also return to previous sessions.

✔ Session by session sequential structure is very useful.

✔ Good balance of theory and practice exercises.

✔ Informative readings.

✔ Clear to use and coordinate with client and therapist.

✔ Assessment tracks progress over time. 

✘ Does not say what the assessment tool is.

✘ No statements regarding risk to clients or who the app is not suitable for.

✘ More complex concepts do require therapist input.

✘ References for further topic readings would be good.

Review details

Date of review: May 2020
Platform reviewed: Apple
Version: 2.4 (2018)

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CPT Coach PsyberGuide 

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Credits: Health Navigator Editorial Team. Last reviewed: 11 May 2020