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PTSD Coach

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The PTSD Coach app was designed for Veterans experiencing symptoms of PTSD. You do not have to be in treatment for PTSD to use this app, but it is not a replacement for therapy.

PTSD Coach is available in English and Spanish.

PTSD Coach and PTSD Coach Online were created by VA’s National Center for PTSD and the U.S. Department of Defense’s National Center for Telehealth & Technology.


  • View educational resources about PTSD.
  • View resources to find support and professional care.
  • Take self-assessments for PTSD.
  • Use tools to manage the stress of daily life.


Tools include guided relaxation exercises, soothing sounds and images, relationship tips, and more. You can customize these tools and integrate your contacts, music, and photos.


PTSD Coach Online

If you do not have a smartphone but have a computer with internet access, try PTSD Coach Online. The online version includes additional tools and videos for problem-solving and setting and understanding your goals.

For best results with PTSD Coach Online, use Google Chrome.

Need help with this app? Email the National Center for PTSD.

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Application Feedback Form

Feedback submission is anonymous.

(Please note: we will be unable to respond to you, even if you leave contact information)

Health Resource Center Help Desk: 877-470-5947
  • For Veterans needing assistance with all apps — except VA Video Connect
  • Weekdays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET
Office of Connected Care Help Desk: 866-651-3180
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  • For Veterans needing assistance with VA Video Connect
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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