TAO offers Carleton students two forms of online support. Whether you’re looking to manage day-to-day stress and anxieties while increasing your coping skills or you’re seeking an online therapy treatment for issues related to anxiety and depression, TAO’s skill building exercises and online modules are a perfect fit for a students busy life.

TAO Online Therapy

TAO Online Therapy was designed for addressing issues related to anxiety and depression. As a TAO participant, each week you will watch short videos and complete skill-building exercises. The exercises can be completed through a smartphone, tablet, or computer and the online modules are accessible 24/7. Additional support is provided through brief weekly meetings with a counsellor via videoconference.

TAO Self-Help

TAO Self-Help is a private platform of educational modules and practice tools that can help you understand and manage how you think, feel, and behave. The modules are designed to help you have a better understanding of your personal experiences and to equip you with strategies to cope with and bounce back from life’s challenges. You can do this on your own time, from anywhere, at no cost.

TAO Mobile

TAO Mobile provides easy access on your mobile device to a variety of tools to strengthen your mental health and well-being at your own pace. The TAO Mobile app makes it easy to practice skills and gain strategies to improve stress management, problem solving, relationships, helpful thinking patterns and can help you learn to relax.

How do I sign up?

To enroll in TAO Online Therapy, a short screening is required at Health and Counselling Services (HCS) to get started. If you are already seeing a counsellor at HCS, tell them you are interested in TAO.

To get started right away in TAO Self-Help, sign in to create an account.

Participants must be a Carleton student and will need to use a Carleton e-mail account to sign-in.