When Should You Use An App, And When Should You See A Counselor?

Seeking help for a mental health issue is the right step, but smartphone culture has added another twist: the mental health app. These apps range from guides to meditation to actual counseling apps that allow you to connect via text or phone to a therapist. These apps offer a great way to test the waters, but their viability past that may vary for different situations. If you’re in a region where counselors exist (more on this odd wording in just a bit), you need to look at your specific situation to see if these apps are good for you or if you really do need to seek in-person counseling.