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Mental Health Awareness Month: Caring for our Bodies and Minds

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep the globe, many of us are experiencing serious worry over our physical health and safety, as well as that of our loved ones.

Woebot in the time of Covid-19

The first time someone mentioned Coronavirus to Woebot was on January 2nd. For the rest of that month, there was a slow creep of mentions. In February, Coronavirus mentions doubled

The Indoor Days

Mitigating the spread of the Coronavirus requires that we social distance and stay inside of our homes. Yet, how do we successfully adapt to and make the most of life

We've Got This.

Let hope be the antidote to fear.Let solidarity be the antidote to blame.Let our shared humanity be the antidote to our shared threat.— Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, The World

How I Use Woebot in My Clinical Practice

Depression is a beast that swallows hope. It relentlessly attempts to pull you away from loved ones by increasing isolative behaviors– for example, declining social invitations or silencing your phone.

Why does mindfulness matter?

Emotions, including intense ones, are requisite channels of communication that have helped our species survive for hundreds of thousands of years. However, when people (including me!) are overwhelmed with an

Is tracking your mood good for you?

These two entries are on my fridge as a testament to my (since abandoned) efforts to self-motivate into developing a running habit. I was taught that paying attention to almost

How modern therapy is like learning to play the piano

When learning how to play piano, or engaging in modern therapy, the best ways to make improvements are to listen closely to your lessons, practice in-between them, and learn how

In the wake of the worst year on record for social media giants, it’s little wonder that people are skeptical of tech companies and how they will treat our data.

P R I D E

While we take this year’s Pride Month as another chance to reaffirm our fierce support and protection for all types of love, it is also a time to continue to

Six things we've learned in Woebot's 1st year

Our little Woebot is one year old today! On June 6th 2017, we launched with a simple idea: radically accessible mental health. Now we are used by hundreds of thousands

In the Office & Off the Clock, Mental Health Matters

Everyone Has Mental Health It would be rare to meet someone who believes that people don’t have medical needs. Or that investing in one’s own physical wellness isn’t a worthy

Mental Health Awareness: Past, Present, & Future

Grow the Conversation In 1949, Mental Health America (MHA) championed the beginning of what has become a nationwide movement towards bettering mental health culture. Throughout the years, MHA has covered

Why we need mental health chatbots

Mental healthcare is in crisis. Depression is the leading cause of disability globally, and the cost of mental illness to society has doubled in the last 10 years in every

Woebot Labs' GDPR Compliance Plan

What is GDPR? The European Union (EU) issued the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in order to improve upon data privacy laws and influence the ways organizations manage data privacy.

Woebot Labs & GDPR

In 2016 the EU announced it’s plans for making companies responsible for user data protections of all EU citizens, regardless of where the company resides geographically. At Woebot Labs, rooted