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iCBT - internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy

Professional help anytime, anywhere   

AbilitiCBT is free for residents of Ontario through a partnership with the provincial government. Get started today.

AbilitiCBT combines best-in-class technology with our proven methodology and clinical expertise to help those living with mental health challenges

$50
billion

In Canada, the estimated economic cost is at least CA$50 billion per year. 

30%

Mental illness accounts for 30% of all disability costs. 

Supporting the wellbeing of your teams
 

AbilitiCBT is internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy guided by a professional therapist through a digital platform, accessible anywhere.  

AbilitiCBT combines the convenience of virtual access with the same benefits of in-person therapy to provide meaningful mental health support to people struggling with a variety of mental health conditions.  

AbilitiCBT is a convenient way to support your people from the comfort and privacy of their home.

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Our deep clinical network of therapists are ready to help with: 

  • Anxiety

  • Depression 

  • Panic disorder 

  • Trauma 

  • Grief  

  • Insomnia 

  • Pain management 

  • OCD  

  • And many other conditions 

Our AbilitiCBT therapists are all:

  • Registered social workers or psychotherapists

  • Subject to intensive background screening and reference checks

  • Well-versed and experienced CBT practitioners

  • Trained in diversity and inclusion with a focus on providing mental health services

Studies show that CBT reduces stress and is as effective as drug therapy for anxiety and mild to moderate depression. 

Users show a marked improvement of their symptoms as they progress through the AbilitiCBT program (measured using GAD7 & PHQ9 standardized clinical assessments for diagnosis and grading of symptom severity).

Help when it’s needed most

 

Traditional in-person talk therapy is costly and can be hard to access and schedule.

AbilitiCBT is easy to access and offered at 1/3 of the cost of traditional talk therapy.

  • Eliminating extended wait times 
  • Offering support through text messaging, phone calls and video chat, according to user preference

  • Providing a range of guided digital education, videos, assignments and challenges to help reduce symptoms, understand triggers and develop coping strategies 

  • Ensuring 24/7 access for busy schedules 

Businesses can reduce costs, boost productivity
 

Lost productivity linked to mental health costs Canadian businesses $6 billion a year. AbilitiCBT reduces absenteeism and shortens the time employees need to recover.  

Investing in mental health yields valuable returns in terms of employee engagement, renewed productivity and a reduction in absenteeism and presenteeism (working while unwell).  

AbilitiCBT provides practical support and proven strategies to help reduce symptoms and establish positive coping mechanisms, enabling people to regain their health sooner.

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Looking for an effective, affordable and accessible way to support your people? Contact us at icbt@lifeworks.com for more information.

 

Improving lives. Improving business.