MindShift® CBT App

Free Evidence-Based Anxiety Relief

Is anxiety getting in the way of your life? MindShift® CBT uses scientifically proven strategies based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help you learn to relax and be mindful, develop more effective ways of thinking, and use active steps to take charge of your anxiety. A new feature, the Community forum, now enables you to find and offer peer-to-peer support. Watch our brief video on getting started with MindShift CBT here.


Get the tools to tackle:

  • Worry

  • Panic

  • Perfectionism

  • Social Anxiety

  • Phobias

MindShift® CBT App Features:


Tips to set the stage to better manage anxiety by taking better care of yourself.



Ease your anxiety in the moment by re-adjusting your thinking with helpful coping statements.



Transform your worries into balanced and helpful thoughts by identifying and challenging thinking that keeps you trapped in anxiety.



Learn how to set up experiments to test out beliefs that fuel anxiety.


Listen to audio recordings of guided relaxation and mindfulness meditations to help you get, and stay, in a more relaxed and mindful headspace.



Overcome your fears by gradually facing them in small manageable steps.



Interactive cognitive-based tools to help you reorient your thinking, and behavioural strategies to help you take action and make lasting positive change.



When you need anxiety help fast, use these quick and easy tools to help you take a breath, ground yourself, shift your thinking, and take steps to cope.


A forum where you can share stories and learn from others’ mutual experiences in a safe, moderated space while providing and receiving peer-to-peer support.



Tools and tips to help you set and accomplish important life goals and keep anxiety in check. Reminders to keep you motivated and on track.



Keep track of your anxiety and mood over time with graphs and journal entries.



Build your confidence by consistently doing new and challenging things.

Please note: Access to Community is now restricted to users who are 18+ at the start of the calendar year. The change protects and ensures the safety of our app users. This update will not impact your use of any other app feature.

    This is a great app! My doctor recommended it to me and I'm so grateful! It has been very helpful and insightful. I am working on building healthier ideas with this. Coping cards are wonderful!! Recommending to my friends!

    – Katelyn M

    This is the best app I've found for anxiety. It's simple but very effective. It's just whats needed when your mind is overwhelmed. Really good content. Big hugs to the developers. Thanks guys!

    – Tina C

    I love it! I love that it's actually free and all of the exercises are free too. They really helped me calm my anxiety and ease my mind. Highly recommend!

    – Emily E

    I found this app when I was looking for grounding techniques and was immediately impressed. The UI is thoughtful and just the fact that it's free is a huge weight off the shoulders. I highly recommend this app, it's one of the best of its kind.

    – Cassius Z

    I've found MindShift to be extremely helpful in so many ways. Not only can I track my anxiety and panic attacks, but MindShift also has tools to get rid of them too.

    – Amanda B

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Looking for in-depth and facilitated CBT support with registered counsellors? MindShift CBT Groups is an 8-session online group therapy program for small groups of adults (maximum of 12), which provides individuals with support, encouragement, and tools to help them cope better. Details and registration: MindShift CBT Groups.