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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

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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
  • img Expert Best Self-Guided Therapy Apps for Anxiety & Depression 2021

    Best Self-Guided Therapy Apps for Anxiety & Depression 2021

    Many people experience depression and anxiety from time to time. Self-guided therapy apps can help with mild symptoms and provide tools for enhancing well-being. 

  • 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.
  • Jul 31, 2021

    By Ice
    So far the app has seemed to help. While more in depth and extensive responses are difficult for the AI to decipher, it seems to get the big picture a majority of the time. It's great to use when you need a bit of motivation or cheering up. It does well with helping manage sleep and will also check up on you if you're okay with that. I highly recommend this.
  • 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 👍
  • Jul 30, 2021

    By Roeland Planteras
    I rated 4 stars but in reality it's about 4.5/5 for me. I loved the concept. Kodus to the developers. The app is great and offers a variety of features which is excellent. I found relief in this app knowing I can talk without judgement as opposed to human discussions. I would like to point out the voice of the AI. If it is possible to add some other voices. It would be much appreciated. It would be better if we could like talk with it like a human voice. But overall the app is great. Well done.
  • So far so good May 11, 2021

    By lesbian sandwich museum
    I enjoy this app so far, I pay for the premium features and I love all the different ‘tool kits’ for helping with anxiety, self esteem, anger, sleep, etc. The penguin does get repetitive, but I understand it’s just a robot and the repetitive questions are still helpful because they guide your thoughts in the right direction. If I don’t feel like talking to the penguin that’s when the tool kits really come in handy because there’s a variety of those. I like that my therapist can recommend me certain activities to do and also writes a little summary of each session. I really hope they continue to improve this app! Over time I would love to see even more tool kits, a way to have an account so there’s no fear of losing data/therapist (although Wysa support said they would help me get my therapist back if I somehow lost my data, so that’s good!) I would also like to see a voice call option for therapist sessions because sometimes you can’t type everything you’re feeling in 30 minutes. Also it would be cool if the therapists had a little profile so I could learn some general info about the therapist I’m talking to. Overall, great app so far, I hope it continues to improve!
  • Jul 23, 2021

    By Hi_sistersss
    I love this app! its very nice and has helped even on my first day of using it. I used it for 10 minutes and felt much better after, thank you I really appreciate it. but there is some thing it could work on, and that is the audio/clips you can listen to. I can only listen to about 1 video clip for each category and it kind of makes things harder, I will be willing to watch some ads to listen to the whole LGBTQIA+ category. other then that this app is amazing and I feel like I have a friend now.
  • 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!
  • Jul 16, 2021

    By Lexi Phoenix
    Amazing app. My mind is literally blown. It's like having a therapist with you WHENEVER YOU NEED ONE. You could be in the bathroom, in a shop, at work - whenever you need to talk to someone, if you are feeling anxious, stressed, depressed, lonely, Wysa has your back. He is always there guiding you. This is revolutionary. I feel more comfortable than sitting with a therapist. So intuitive and helpful. Please note that there is an option to include a real human therapist and an SOS button!
  • 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.
  • Jul 31, 2021

    By Ice
    So far the app has seemed to help. While more in depth and extensive responses are difficult for the AI to decipher, it seems to get the big picture a majority of the time. It's great to use when you need a bit of motivation or cheering up. It does well with helping manage sleep and will also check up on you if you're okay with that. I highly recommend this.
  • 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 👍
  • Jul 30, 2021

    By Roeland Planteras
    I rated 4 stars but in reality it's about 4.5/5 for me. I loved the concept. Kodus to the developers. The app is great and offers a variety of features which is excellent. I found relief in this app knowing I can talk without judgement as opposed to human discussions. I would like to point out the voice of the AI. If it is possible to add some other voices. It would be much appreciated. It would be better if we could like talk with it like a human voice. But overall the app is great. Well done.
  • So far so good May 11, 2021

    By lesbian sandwich museum
    I enjoy this app so far, I pay for the premium features and I love all the different ‘tool kits’ for helping with anxiety, self esteem, anger, sleep, etc. The penguin does get repetitive, but I understand it’s just a robot and the repetitive questions are still helpful because they guide your thoughts in the right direction. If I don’t feel like talking to the penguin that’s when the tool kits really come in handy because there’s a variety of those. I like that my therapist can recommend me certain activities to do and also writes a little summary of each session. I really hope they continue to improve this app! Over time I would love to see even more tool kits, a way to have an account so there’s no fear of losing data/therapist (although Wysa support said they would help me get my therapist back if I somehow lost my data, so that’s good!) I would also like to see a voice call option for therapist sessions because sometimes you can’t type everything you’re feeling in 30 minutes. Also it would be cool if the therapists had a little profile so I could learn some general info about the therapist I’m talking to. Overall, great app so far, I hope it continues to improve!
  • Jul 23, 2021

    By Hi_sistersss
    I love this app! its very nice and has helped even on my first day of using it. I used it for 10 minutes and felt much better after, thank you I really appreciate it. but there is some thing it could work on, and that is the audio/clips you can listen to. I can only listen to about 1 video clip for each category and it kind of makes things harder, I will be willing to watch some ads to listen to the whole LGBTQIA+ category. other then that this app is amazing and I feel like I have a friend now.
  • 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!
  • Jul 16, 2021

    By Lexi Phoenix
    Amazing app. My mind is literally blown. It's like having a therapist with you WHENEVER YOU NEED ONE. You could be in the bathroom, in a shop, at work - whenever you need to talk to someone, if you are feeling anxious, stressed, depressed, lonely, Wysa has your back. He is always there guiding you. This is revolutionary. I feel more comfortable than sitting with a therapist. So intuitive and helpful. Please note that there is an option to include a real human therapist and an SOS button!
  • 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.
  • Jul 26, 2021

    By chocomeeseeks Jay
    I love the AI system of this app. It loads quick and so far has had a consistant flow with what I type when talking to it. It's definetly a great help when I want to talk about issues or just have a conversation with someone when no one is available. My favorite features about this app is the optional setting where you can set a lock so that when you close the app, you have to enter your password to open it back up along with the updated journal that notes parts of your convo to reflect on.🌻
  • 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
  • img Expert Best Self-Guided Therapy Apps for Anxiety & Depression 2021

    Best Self-Guided Therapy Apps for Anxiety & Depression 2021

    Many people experience depression and anxiety from time to time. Self-guided therapy apps can help with mild symptoms and provide tools for enhancing well-being. 

  • 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.
  • Jul 31, 2021

    By Ice
    So far the app has seemed to help. While more in depth and extensive responses are difficult for the AI to decipher, it seems to get the big picture a majority of the time. It's great to use when you need a bit of motivation or cheering up. It does well with helping manage sleep and will also check up on you if you're okay with that. I highly recommend this.
  • 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 👍
  • So far so good May 11, 2021

    By lesbian sandwich museum
    I enjoy this app so far, I pay for the premium features and I love all the different ‘tool kits’ for helping with anxiety, self esteem, anger, sleep, etc. The penguin does get repetitive, but I understand it’s just a robot and the repetitive questions are still helpful because they guide your thoughts in the right direction. If I don’t feel like talking to the penguin that’s when the tool kits really come in handy because there’s a variety of those. I like that my therapist can recommend me certain activities to do and also writes a little summary of each session. I really hope they continue to improve this app! Over time I would love to see even more tool kits, a way to have an account so there’s no fear of losing data/therapist (although Wysa support said they would help me get my therapist back if I somehow lost my data, so that’s good!) I would also like to see a voice call option for therapist sessions because sometimes you can’t type everything you’re feeling in 30 minutes. Also it would be cool if the therapists had a little profile so I could learn some general info about the therapist I’m talking to. Overall, great app so far, I hope it continues to improve!
  • Jul 23, 2021

    By Hi_sistersss
    I love this app! its very nice and has helped even on my first day of using it. I used it for 10 minutes and felt much better after, thank you I really appreciate it. but there is some thing it could work on, and that is the audio/clips you can listen to. I can only listen to about 1 video clip for each category and it kind of makes things harder, I will be willing to watch some ads to listen to the whole LGBTQIA+ category. other then that this app is amazing and I feel like I have a friend now.
  • 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!
  • Jul 16, 2021

    By Lexi Phoenix
    Amazing app. My mind is literally blown. It's like having a therapist with you WHENEVER YOU NEED ONE. You could be in the bathroom, in a shop, at work - whenever you need to talk to someone, if you are feeling anxious, stressed, depressed, lonely, Wysa has your back. He is always there guiding you. This is revolutionary. I feel more comfortable than sitting with a therapist. So intuitive and helpful. Please note that there is an option to include a real human therapist and an SOS button!
  • 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.
  • Jul 26, 2021

    By chocomeeseeks Jay
    I love the AI system of this app. It loads quick and so far has had a consistant flow with what I type when talking to it. It's definetly a great help when I want to talk about issues or just have a conversation with someone when no one is available. My favorite features about this app is the optional setting where you can set a lock so that when you close the app, you have to enter your password to open it back up along with the updated journal that notes parts of your convo to reflect on.🌻
  • 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!
  • Jul 30, 2021

    By Roeland Planteras
    I rated 4 stars but in reality it's about 4.5/5 for me. I loved the concept. Kodus to the developers. The app is great and offers a variety of features which is excellent. I found relief in this app knowing I can talk without judgement as opposed to human discussions. I would like to point out the voice of the AI. If it is possible to add some other voices. It would be much appreciated. It would be better if we could like talk with it like a human voice. But overall the app is great. Well done.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Jul 15, 2021

    By flower child
    this app is really helpful for someone with severe anxiety and bpd, but can't afford therapy atm. it also helped me a ton when I had an anxiety attack. took a few tries, but it calmed me down. it's near flawless most of the time, and takes feedback v well. I would just work on the lgbtq+ part. it doesn't understand much when I talk abt issues related to lgbtq+, esp being trans. but for general anxiety, depression, etc., it's pretty good! I'd just find smth else for lgbtq+ related issues.
  • 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.

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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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