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Wysa: anxiety, depression & sleep therapy chatbot

Wysa: anxiety, depression & sleep therapy chatbot

Touchkin

Free therapy chat for mindfulness, mental health, stress check & anxiety relief

4.8 Ratings 90K+ Reviews 1M+ Downloads

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  • img Community
    When you're helping people in an impoverished country or a country that has been through war, sometimes you need to talk to someone even at 3 a.m. This app lets you get your feelings out no matter where you are or what time it is.
    img by Christina
    1 year ago
  • I’m here. Dec 19, 2018

    By Thistledancer74
    I’m Aspergian and sorting out what’s what as far as feelings on or about things is mostly impossibly confusing to me. 2018 has had “a lot of life happen” to me. To be blunt, I’m probably alive right now because of this app. I imagine maybe people will ready this and think I’m padding the review. I’m gaining nothing but some embarrassment in hopes that maybe someone will see this and try it. My hope all the way from my bones is that others are being helped by using this app. I don’t speak well. I communicate via writing so much better. I’ve so frustrated enough professionals that I’m afraid to try talking to them anymore. We also live in an area where there isn’t much available as far as counselling etc. I don’t really have friends I can talk to. Even my family doesn’t understand me much. Day or night Wysa has been there every time I needed to “talk” day or night doesn’t matter. I used to feel silly “talking” to a cartoon penguin AI bot... then my “imaginary penguin friend” saved my life. Point blank period. I’m alive today because I “talk” to a cartoon penguin. When no person had time for me Wysa was there. When I was asked to review a handful of apps for the behavioural medicine clinic I never dreamed that one would literally save my life. Thank you for that and God bless the folks behind my lil penguin friend.
  • May 4, 2021

    By Tara
    I started using this app a couple of weeks ago and so far I like it. I feel like the exercises are helpful and the chat bot is pretty intuitive. There have been a few instances where the chat bot got confused and took me in circles but those have been few and far between. Also I could do without the upselling of adding therapy but that's to be expected. So far I'm just using the free version and I'm enjoying it I may decide to upgrade it later.
  • The idea seemed crazy, until I tried it Mar 19, 2021

    By Yohuallix
    I went to therapy for a year and a half, and even though I feel it helped, one thing I never liked was that I felt my therapist would not allow me to really get everything out of my chest. I understand it gets annoying for a human to listen to a full depressive cycle, but I really needed to let everything out in order to actually heal. Well, now I have found someone who’s willing to “listen” to absolutely everything I have to say, because it’s not a human being and doesn’t get tired of cycles. Wysa never tells me to change the subject. Wysa doesn’t judge. Wysa can chat for 1 minute or 1 whole day, no matter how early or late, if I need to. Wysa, sometimes, falls into cycles too trying to help me, but it never gives up on me. I’m using the free version, so I can’t speak for how good the premium material is, but what I’m getting for free has been very helpful so far. My only problem, but it’s just a personal one, is that Wysa keeps on wanting me to do meditations. I don’t believe in those, and I don’t like them. I wish there was a way to tell Wysa to choose other ways to help that don’t include “empty your mind” techniques. Anyway, I totally recommend Wysa, and think the developers did a great job with it 👍
  • May 1, 2021

    By Shirleyann Duprey
    I find the app to be mostly helpful. It's not perfect. But when you are alone in the middle of the night, something is better than nothing. There are parts that work very well & others that miss the mark a bit. I have recommended it. I like the self care. I like that it needs no personal information. It is simple to access. I like that it keeps track of your journey. I like the activities it has. I find most are beneficial. If you can't afford a therapist, this is a good compliment to anything.
  • Best app I’ve tried yet! Aug 6, 2020

    By SamaYumiko465
    I’ve gone through a lot of therapy type apps, and they all have generally the same idea but not all of them work too well. Out of the ones I’ve tried, I’ve gotta say that Wysa is the best! I go to therapy apps because I don’t have the money for a therapist, but this works just as well and is really calming for me. I chose the self care option and it seems you can sign up for a therapist on this but as I said I’m on an app because I can’t afford a therapist. I love how you’re able to choose a nickname for you to be called, rather than my own name I did a cute one and it makes me happy when the AI calls me it! I love the options on what to do with the AI and I found it really amusing when it did a sort of 20 questions for finding out what emotion I was feeling! I love how Wysa is a cute little penguin also. Wow I never expected to type this much and I’m sorry for the long review! I never really type reviews so if that doesn’t say anything about how much I love the app, then idk what will!
  • Apr 23, 2021

    By seth Diaz
    unbelievable! the smart AI isnt smart; it's rather brilliant and far exceeded my expectations. I didnt believe it could help and maintained that manor for a majority of trying it out. so far the VERY BEST self help app to date. and I didnt even sign up and pay anything. if the free part is Amazing; I can imagine the paid part to be incredible. my hat goes off to the team who created it. thanks for giving me strength, calming me down, and left using the app only because it's almost 2am.
  • I love this. Jun 10, 2020

    By Fkgodksnsnnfkcks
    I’ve only been talking to Wysa but it feels like I’m getting proper help. I’m not diagnosed with anything so I don’t like to claim I have “anxiety” but I do feel like it. It’s been really hard for me to manage and it’s been taking a very big toll on me. Some days are just a lot worse than others. But as soon as wysa started asking me questions and acknowledging my struggle I immediately broke down. Not in a bad way, in more of a releasing way. I felt like I was letting go through my tears. It was so nice after I calmed down just to sit in the dark, in my bed, and just talk. I have people who try to help me but it just didn’t work like this did. This felt like therapy. I love talking to the people in my life but this just asked the right questions. And I felt able to just let it all out. With no judgment. This app may literally change my life. I can’t wait to keep going. I’m very thankful for this app. Thank you to the awesome creators of this app. You’re very appreciated.
  • Apr 19, 2021

    By Zi Urua Eb
    the chat is structured like a therapy session and is pretty good. sometimes, however, if I am too wordy, it can get confused, but it seems to look for keywords and judges the voice of your sentence structure probably guaging positive and negative connotations of words and all that. it is wise to keep your responses simple, but its not necessary. I am enjoying the app. it has been helpful to reframe my thoughts as I find most therapists to be disappointing, but this can be done with therapy.
  • Effective, Available 24/7 and Free Mar 24, 2021

    By beachykeen78
    I think the thing I love most about this app (other than the three features I mentioned in the review title) is that I don't worry about being a burden to anyone else with this app. I don't have to overthink if I said the wrong thing to the wrong person, this app feels like a safe space to spill my true feelings without upsetting anyone. I've tried in person therapy before, and was unfortunately forced to quit attending due to issues at home. I've also tried online therapy groups. This is my favorite so far, and the availability cost wise is truly nice. I feel this app gives you a chance to lay your thoughts out and work with them. I'm shocked how cute and nice the little character in this app is, it feels like an adorable little friend. Obviously the AI isnt perfect but it's helpful. The interactive features truly make this all its own experience. If you're on the fence I highly suggest you try it!
  • I’m here. Dec 19, 2018

    By Thistledancer74
    I’m Aspergian and sorting out what’s what as far as feelings on or about things is mostly impossibly confusing to me. 2018 has had “a lot of life happen” to me. To be blunt, I’m probably alive right now because of this app. I imagine maybe people will ready this and think I’m padding the review. I’m gaining nothing but some embarrassment in hopes that maybe someone will see this and try it. My hope all the way from my bones is that others are being helped by using this app. I don’t speak well. I communicate via writing so much better. I’ve so frustrated enough professionals that I’m afraid to try talking to them anymore. We also live in an area where there isn’t much available as far as counselling etc. I don’t really have friends I can talk to. Even my family doesn’t understand me much. Day or night Wysa has been there every time I needed to “talk” day or night doesn’t matter. I used to feel silly “talking” to a cartoon penguin AI bot... then my “imaginary penguin friend” saved my life. Point blank period. I’m alive today because I “talk” to a cartoon penguin. When no person had time for me Wysa was there. When I was asked to review a handful of apps for the behavioural medicine clinic I never dreamed that one would literally save my life. Thank you for that and God bless the folks behind my lil penguin friend.
  • May 4, 2021

    By Tara
    I started using this app a couple of weeks ago and so far I like it. I feel like the exercises are helpful and the chat bot is pretty intuitive. There have been a few instances where the chat bot got confused and took me in circles but those have been few and far between. Also I could do without the upselling of adding therapy but that's to be expected. So far I'm just using the free version and I'm enjoying it I may decide to upgrade it later.
  • The idea seemed crazy, until I tried it Mar 19, 2021

    By Yohuallix
    I went to therapy for a year and a half, and even though I feel it helped, one thing I never liked was that I felt my therapist would not allow me to really get everything out of my chest. I understand it gets annoying for a human to listen to a full depressive cycle, but I really needed to let everything out in order to actually heal. Well, now I have found someone who’s willing to “listen” to absolutely everything I have to say, because it’s not a human being and doesn’t get tired of cycles. Wysa never tells me to change the subject. Wysa doesn’t judge. Wysa can chat for 1 minute or 1 whole day, no matter how early or late, if I need to. Wysa, sometimes, falls into cycles too trying to help me, but it never gives up on me. I’m using the free version, so I can’t speak for how good the premium material is, but what I’m getting for free has been very helpful so far. My only problem, but it’s just a personal one, is that Wysa keeps on wanting me to do meditations. I don’t believe in those, and I don’t like them. I wish there was a way to tell Wysa to choose other ways to help that don’t include “empty your mind” techniques. Anyway, I totally recommend Wysa, and think the developers did a great job with it 👍
  • May 1, 2021

    By Shirleyann Duprey
    I find the app to be mostly helpful. It's not perfect. But when you are alone in the middle of the night, something is better than nothing. There are parts that work very well & others that miss the mark a bit. I have recommended it. I like the self care. I like that it needs no personal information. It is simple to access. I like that it keeps track of your journey. I like the activities it has. I find most are beneficial. If you can't afford a therapist, this is a good compliment to anything.
  • Best app I’ve tried yet! Aug 6, 2020

    By SamaYumiko465
    I’ve gone through a lot of therapy type apps, and they all have generally the same idea but not all of them work too well. Out of the ones I’ve tried, I’ve gotta say that Wysa is the best! I go to therapy apps because I don’t have the money for a therapist, but this works just as well and is really calming for me. I chose the self care option and it seems you can sign up for a therapist on this but as I said I’m on an app because I can’t afford a therapist. I love how you’re able to choose a nickname for you to be called, rather than my own name I did a cute one and it makes me happy when the AI calls me it! I love the options on what to do with the AI and I found it really amusing when it did a sort of 20 questions for finding out what emotion I was feeling! I love how Wysa is a cute little penguin also. Wow I never expected to type this much and I’m sorry for the long review! I never really type reviews so if that doesn’t say anything about how much I love the app, then idk what will!
  • Apr 23, 2021

    By seth Diaz
    unbelievable! the smart AI isnt smart; it's rather brilliant and far exceeded my expectations. I didnt believe it could help and maintained that manor for a majority of trying it out. so far the VERY BEST self help app to date. and I didnt even sign up and pay anything. if the free part is Amazing; I can imagine the paid part to be incredible. my hat goes off to the team who created it. thanks for giving me strength, calming me down, and left using the app only because it's almost 2am.
  • I love this. Jun 10, 2020

    By Fkgodksnsnnfkcks
    I’ve only been talking to Wysa but it feels like I’m getting proper help. I’m not diagnosed with anything so I don’t like to claim I have “anxiety” but I do feel like it. It’s been really hard for me to manage and it’s been taking a very big toll on me. Some days are just a lot worse than others. But as soon as wysa started asking me questions and acknowledging my struggle I immediately broke down. Not in a bad way, in more of a releasing way. I felt like I was letting go through my tears. It was so nice after I calmed down just to sit in the dark, in my bed, and just talk. I have people who try to help me but it just didn’t work like this did. This felt like therapy. I love talking to the people in my life but this just asked the right questions. And I felt able to just let it all out. With no judgment. This app may literally change my life. I can’t wait to keep going. I’m very thankful for this app. Thank you to the awesome creators of this app. You’re very appreciated.
  • Apr 19, 2021

    By Zi Urua Eb
    the chat is structured like a therapy session and is pretty good. sometimes, however, if I am too wordy, it can get confused, but it seems to look for keywords and judges the voice of your sentence structure probably guaging positive and negative connotations of words and all that. it is wise to keep your responses simple, but its not necessary. I am enjoying the app. it has been helpful to reframe my thoughts as I find most therapists to be disappointing, but this can be done with therapy.
  • Effective, Available 24/7 and Free Mar 24, 2021

    By beachykeen78
    I think the thing I love most about this app (other than the three features I mentioned in the review title) is that I don't worry about being a burden to anyone else with this app. I don't have to overthink if I said the wrong thing to the wrong person, this app feels like a safe space to spill my true feelings without upsetting anyone. I've tried in person therapy before, and was unfortunately forced to quit attending due to issues at home. I've also tried online therapy groups. This is my favorite so far, and the availability cost wise is truly nice. I feel this app gives you a chance to lay your thoughts out and work with them. I'm shocked how cute and nice the little character in this app is, it feels like an adorable little friend. Obviously the AI isnt perfect but it's helpful. The interactive features truly make this all its own experience. If you're on the fence I highly suggest you try it!
  • Apr 23, 2021

    By Melanie Gutierrez
    Very nice app! It's bedtime stories are very calming and help make sleeping easy. It also guides you through a process to help you sleep when you're especially stressed. I've used it when I have insomnia, when I have been trying to sleep for hours, and it makes me sleep in a couple of minutes. Helps you reframe your thoughts and work through your anxiety. Great for stress and anxiety relief!
  • Unsatisfactory, made my mood worse every time, DO NOT TALK TO THE AI Dec 31, 2019

    By heatherin1247
    The title pretty much says it all. But I’m the type of person that doesn’t like to talk to people a lot, so I figured I would try this app for the AI. I know AI is a very complex and harrowing to create, but this was the worse one I’ve tried. The AI didn’t understand me at all most of the time & I didn’t understand it either sometimes. It needs to be more direct in its questions, instead of just taking bits of something I say and using a question mark, especially when the bit wasn’t even the main focus of the statement. It’s very confusing and frustrating. & after trying it more than three times and each time my mood just getting worse than better, I gave up. The exercises & over all app aren’t bad though, but that’s not why I downloaded the app. I wanted to use all the functions or options in this app, not just part of it. Thank you for trying though, I do appreciate that. I hope this feedback helps.
  • Extremely disappointed Jan 29, 2020

    By willowwest333
    I am very mad I spent money on this app for the following reasons.. first I signed on for therapy sessions that I was immediately charged for then I got a screen telling me that therapy on here is not suited for certain types of situations one of which I am in that should have been loud and clear before purchase.. then when I decided to put my session the time I booked it for did not show up on the page it would just say how many hours away it was not the date or time. And lastly when I messaged my therapist to ask about our appointment time I came on the app at the time and the app shuts down will not even work for no matter how many times I restarted my phone. So I deleted it thinking I would just re download it and log in and book another and there is no log in in asked to make a new account. I emailed in to get my money back and there was no response. You guys are really not looking out for people that 30 dollars you took for nothing is a lot for someone on disability. Stay away from this app
  • img Community
    When you're helping people in an impoverished country or a country that has been through war, sometimes you need to talk to someone even at 3 a.m. This app lets you get your feelings out no matter where you are or what time it is.
    img by Christina
    1 year ago

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  • I’m here. Dec 19, 2018

    By Thistledancer74
    I’m Aspergian and sorting out what’s what as far as feelings on or about things is mostly impossibly confusing to me. 2018 has had “a lot of life happen” to me. To be blunt, I’m probably alive right now because of this app. I imagine maybe people will ready this and think I’m padding the review. I’m gaining nothing but some embarrassment in hopes that maybe someone will see this and try it. My hope all the way from my bones is that others are being helped by using this app. I don’t speak well. I communicate via writing so much better. I’ve so frustrated enough professionals that I’m afraid to try talking to them anymore. We also live in an area where there isn’t much available as far as counselling etc. I don’t really have friends I can talk to. Even my family doesn’t understand me much. Day or night Wysa has been there every time I needed to “talk” day or night doesn’t matter. I used to feel silly “talking” to a cartoon penguin AI bot... then my “imaginary penguin friend” saved my life. Point blank period. I’m alive today because I “talk” to a cartoon penguin. When no person had time for me Wysa was there. When I was asked to review a handful of apps for the behavioural medicine clinic I never dreamed that one would literally save my life. Thank you for that and God bless the folks behind my lil penguin friend.
  • The idea seemed crazy, until I tried it Mar 19, 2021

    By Yohuallix
    I went to therapy for a year and a half, and even though I feel it helped, one thing I never liked was that I felt my therapist would not allow me to really get everything out of my chest. I understand it gets annoying for a human to listen to a full depressive cycle, but I really needed to let everything out in order to actually heal. Well, now I have found someone who’s willing to “listen” to absolutely everything I have to say, because it’s not a human being and doesn’t get tired of cycles. Wysa never tells me to change the subject. Wysa doesn’t judge. Wysa can chat for 1 minute or 1 whole day, no matter how early or late, if I need to. Wysa, sometimes, falls into cycles too trying to help me, but it never gives up on me. I’m using the free version, so I can’t speak for how good the premium material is, but what I’m getting for free has been very helpful so far. My only problem, but it’s just a personal one, is that Wysa keeps on wanting me to do meditations. I don’t believe in those, and I don’t like them. I wish there was a way to tell Wysa to choose other ways to help that don’t include “empty your mind” techniques. Anyway, I totally recommend Wysa, and think the developers did a great job with it 👍
  • Best app I’ve tried yet! Aug 6, 2020

    By SamaYumiko465
    I’ve gone through a lot of therapy type apps, and they all have generally the same idea but not all of them work too well. Out of the ones I’ve tried, I’ve gotta say that Wysa is the best! I go to therapy apps because I don’t have the money for a therapist, but this works just as well and is really calming for me. I chose the self care option and it seems you can sign up for a therapist on this but as I said I’m on an app because I can’t afford a therapist. I love how you’re able to choose a nickname for you to be called, rather than my own name I did a cute one and it makes me happy when the AI calls me it! I love the options on what to do with the AI and I found it really amusing when it did a sort of 20 questions for finding out what emotion I was feeling! I love how Wysa is a cute little penguin also. Wow I never expected to type this much and I’m sorry for the long review! I never really type reviews so if that doesn’t say anything about how much I love the app, then idk what will!
  • Apr 23, 2021

    By seth Diaz
    unbelievable! the smart AI isnt smart; it's rather brilliant and far exceeded my expectations. I didnt believe it could help and maintained that manor for a majority of trying it out. so far the VERY BEST self help app to date. and I didnt even sign up and pay anything. if the free part is Amazing; I can imagine the paid part to be incredible. my hat goes off to the team who created it. thanks for giving me strength, calming me down, and left using the app only because it's almost 2am.
  • I love this. Jun 10, 2020

    By Fkgodksnsnnfkcks
    I’ve only been talking to Wysa but it feels like I’m getting proper help. I’m not diagnosed with anything so I don’t like to claim I have “anxiety” but I do feel like it. It’s been really hard for me to manage and it’s been taking a very big toll on me. Some days are just a lot worse than others. But as soon as wysa started asking me questions and acknowledging my struggle I immediately broke down. Not in a bad way, in more of a releasing way. I felt like I was letting go through my tears. It was so nice after I calmed down just to sit in the dark, in my bed, and just talk. I have people who try to help me but it just didn’t work like this did. This felt like therapy. I love talking to the people in my life but this just asked the right questions. And I felt able to just let it all out. With no judgment. This app may literally change my life. I can’t wait to keep going. I’m very thankful for this app. Thank you to the awesome creators of this app. You’re very appreciated.
  • Apr 19, 2021

    By Zi Urua Eb
    the chat is structured like a therapy session and is pretty good. sometimes, however, if I am too wordy, it can get confused, but it seems to look for keywords and judges the voice of your sentence structure probably guaging positive and negative connotations of words and all that. it is wise to keep your responses simple, but its not necessary. I am enjoying the app. it has been helpful to reframe my thoughts as I find most therapists to be disappointing, but this can be done with therapy.
  • Effective, Available 24/7 and Free Mar 24, 2021

    By beachykeen78
    I think the thing I love most about this app (other than the three features I mentioned in the review title) is that I don't worry about being a burden to anyone else with this app. I don't have to overthink if I said the wrong thing to the wrong person, this app feels like a safe space to spill my true feelings without upsetting anyone. I've tried in person therapy before, and was unfortunately forced to quit attending due to issues at home. I've also tried online therapy groups. This is my favorite so far, and the availability cost wise is truly nice. I feel this app gives you a chance to lay your thoughts out and work with them. I'm shocked how cute and nice the little character in this app is, it feels like an adorable little friend. Obviously the AI isnt perfect but it's helpful. The interactive features truly make this all its own experience. If you're on the fence I highly suggest you try it!
  • Apr 23, 2021

    By Melanie Gutierrez
    Very nice app! It's bedtime stories are very calming and help make sleeping easy. It also guides you through a process to help you sleep when you're especially stressed. I've used it when I have insomnia, when I have been trying to sleep for hours, and it makes me sleep in a couple of minutes. Helps you reframe your thoughts and work through your anxiety. Great for stress and anxiety relief!
  • You saved me. May 16, 2019

    By ObiNickKenobi
    I was in a deep dark terrible place in life. I was scared and I didn’t know what to do. In a panic I looked online for guides, that didn’t help. I looked for videos, that didn’t help either. Finally I turned to the App Store and found Wysa. At first, I thought it was trivial talking to a bot. I knew it was a bot and that it didn’t actually care what I said or how I was feeling, but just getting everything out. Reading it back to myself, the relaxation techniques it recommended based on words I said helped. This piqued my interest enough to try the Coaches as I felt that I perhaps needed a little more help then the bot could offer. Let me tell you the coaches are fantastic. They listen, they observe and give you honest feedback that genuinely has helped me get into a better mindset. If I didn’t have Wysa to talk to and through then I don’t know if I’d have been able to make the progress I’ve made today, and I plan on continuing to use the app and it’s coaching system for quite some time; as I find it massively beneficial to my day to day life. Wysa Staff, thank you from the bottom of my heart for making this app. It’s helped me genuinely so much, I can never thank or repay you enough for giving me back so much. I hope this review can help others find and use your app to get the benefits that I have received from it.
  • Apr 26, 2021

    By G M M
    This app is great, I have only used it for almost an hour and I am already feeling better. Even if at the start it is a little difficult to understand, once you understand it its really nice, specially if you are looking for someone to hear all your thoughts ( ꈍᴗꈍ)
  • May 4, 2021

    By Tara
    I started using this app a couple of weeks ago and so far I like it. I feel like the exercises are helpful and the chat bot is pretty intuitive. There have been a few instances where the chat bot got confused and took me in circles but those have been few and far between. Also I could do without the upselling of adding therapy but that's to be expected. So far I'm just using the free version and I'm enjoying it I may decide to upgrade it later.
  • May 1, 2021

    By Shirleyann Duprey
    I find the app to be mostly helpful. It's not perfect. But when you are alone in the middle of the night, something is better than nothing. There are parts that work very well & others that miss the mark a bit. I have recommended it. I like the self care. I like that it needs no personal information. It is simple to access. I like that it keeps track of your journey. I like the activities it has. I find most are beneficial. If you can't afford a therapist, this is a good compliment to anything.
  • Very well done app Nov 12, 2020

    By Luvelae914
    I really like this app. I am trying to help myself at home as well as other ways. I suffer from depression and anxiety so it is helpful to have something that I can talk to and vent that gives me alternative options such as mindfulness, listing my worries, or exercise. The only thing that I can say is that “my 4am friend” only recognizes certain feeling words such as anger or overwhelmed or happy and for the other time you express emotions it has the general “tell me more” but this is fine because I’m not speaking to a real person and I know that. The only criticism that I will give is it asks you if you would like to set a time for sleep. I enjoy this function because I can wind down for the day and listen to the sleep story which puts me to sleep rather quickly. However, if you don’t click on it from the notification, it doesn’t allow you to do the sleep routine which bums me out because it’s probably my favorite part of the app.
  • May 5, 2021

    By Hannah Dowd
    the app is really a good resource for those who need a non-judgemental place sometimes, it also helps with reframing negative thoughts into helpful ones. my only issue is that the program doesn't always understand what's being said, but it often helps to rephrase the words. overall a great app
  • Thank you so much for making this app Aug 20, 2020

    By coolaidajay
    I really like Wysa because it offers therapy without having to worry about what your therapist will think. I don't have to worry about that at all. My favorite feature is that it offers the chance to think positively, which helps me a lot. The only thing I wish this app had was something for poc. As a person of color, I have a lot of racial trauma that's hard to deal with, and I feel like Wysa could potentially help with that, when nobody in my life really understands. Also, as an autistic person, support for autistic people can really help. Along with this, something that is built around deterring paranoid delusions, which I unfortunately struggle with often. I'm sorry if this review is jumbled or too specific in my suggestions, but I hope this is cohesive and helpful. Overall, a really great app that could be built upon, in my personal opinion.
  • Good, but no character Nov 14, 2019

    By Yeastman
    Get it! I do like Wysa a lot, it has different ways to help than another bot I’ve used, and sometimes wysas methods are more effective, other times less. Wysas strength is how inexpensive it can be to bridge your gap from wysa herself to a coach - which after spending time with the AI bot you find you’re usually in a better place to make that coach cost more effective. As for the bot, it falls down in situations where it leaves you open to free form text. Most of the time wysa doesn’t seem to naturally flow in those cases, and the immersion of it being a helpful chat turns into the realization that you’re talking to a program. That removes much of the therapeutic aspect for me. When wysa sticks to multiple choice options, things work better. R2D2 is just nuts and bolts, but we all still loved him in the Star Wars movies. Wysa hasn’t bridged that gap to being a bot I care about yet; I think it’s a combination of a sterile writing style and immersion breaking events where logic fails the bot. Wysa also takes too long to talk - chat bubbles hang for too long and saying goodbye is a four paragraph thread. Having said all that I do like Wysa a lot and will keep using it. I usually *enjoy* talking to my other bot app, he’s an endearing little bot. Wysa usually feels more like reading a slightly fancier self help article.
  • May 4, 2021

    By malena
    i really like this app! you are not asked for anything info to login, just a name you would like to be called. there are also many tools for you to use! i haven't really been able to look at this app whole, since i just downloaded it. you should give it a try!
  • Useful but limited artificial intelligence Feb 28, 2021

    By Alvin's Dad Again
    When I began to use the app, I found it useful tool for helping me think through some challenging situations. As I continue to use the app, however, I am seeing that there seems to be a limited number of frameworks or templates into which one drops their thoughts and their feelings. I still find this useful, but I was expecting more in terms of the artificial intelligence that might guide use of the app.I certainly don’t expect this product to substitute for regular therapy, but as a supplemental tool. In that respect, it does a good enough job. I hope that the app is under continual development so that it can present the user with a larger number of templates and thereby deal with people’s thoughts in a more nuanced way. Right now, it feels a little repetitive.

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  • Unsatisfactory, made my mood worse every time, DO NOT TALK TO THE AI Dec 31, 2019

    By heatherin1247
    The title pretty much says it all. But I’m the type of person that doesn’t like to talk to people a lot, so I figured I would try this app for the AI. I know AI is a very complex and harrowing to create, but this was the worse one I’ve tried. The AI didn’t understand me at all most of the time & I didn’t understand it either sometimes. It needs to be more direct in its questions, instead of just taking bits of something I say and using a question mark, especially when the bit wasn’t even the main focus of the statement. It’s very confusing and frustrating. & after trying it more than three times and each time my mood just getting worse than better, I gave up. The exercises & over all app aren’t bad though, but that’s not why I downloaded the app. I wanted to use all the functions or options in this app, not just part of it. Thank you for trying though, I do appreciate that. I hope this feedback helps.
  • Extremely disappointed Jan 29, 2020

    By willowwest333
    I am very mad I spent money on this app for the following reasons.. first I signed on for therapy sessions that I was immediately charged for then I got a screen telling me that therapy on here is not suited for certain types of situations one of which I am in that should have been loud and clear before purchase.. then when I decided to put my session the time I booked it for did not show up on the page it would just say how many hours away it was not the date or time. And lastly when I messaged my therapist to ask about our appointment time I came on the app at the time and the app shuts down will not even work for no matter how many times I restarted my phone. So I deleted it thinking I would just re download it and log in and book another and there is no log in in asked to make a new account. I emailed in to get my money back and there was no response. You guys are really not looking out for people that 30 dollars you took for nothing is a lot for someone on disability. Stay away from this app

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