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Mend offers semi-personalized support for breakup recovery. The daily talks are helpful but the subscription price is high.
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Woebot offers useful CBT coaching. But its chatbot interface is more distracting than helpful at this point, reflecting AI’s current inability to understand natural language.
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The designers of this app have made some great choices around mood tracking and introducing core CBT skills. But they’ve also made some questionable choices around data capture and analytics.
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