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BEACONTM online therapy is available FREE for a
limited time as part of our initial testing.


BEACON – Modern Mind Health

BEACON™ is currently available FREE for a limited time as part of our initial user testing. Contact us now to enroll in a complete course of online CBT treatment for no cost.

Call us at 1-877-252-6707 or email trybeacon@cbtassociates.com and we’ll get you started.

Too many barriers prevent people from getting the mental health treatment they need. Effective evidence-based treatment remains out of reach for most Canadians. This is fundamentally unjust, and demands that we do something differently.

BEACON is going to change the way the world accesses mental health treatment.

Over the past two years we have developed the BEACON digital platform to offer effective CBT treatment with real therapists to a much broader range of people.

BEACON includes

  • Engaging educational materials to learn how to manage your thoughts and feelings
  • Interactive worksheets and tools to develop these skills
  • Detailed measures to track your progress
  • Direct messaging with your therapist for guidance throughout the program
  • Privacy, confidentiality and security
  • Anytime access, on any device

BEACON is currently available FREE for a limited time as part of initial user testing. Contact us now to enroll in a complete course of CBT treatment at no cost.

If you or someone you know is suffering from depression, anxiety or panic, contact us for more information.

Participants must be 18 years of age or older, and living in Ontario. Participants who do not meet inclusion criteria will be offered recommendations for appropriate services in their area.

Contact us at 1-877-252-6707 or trybeacon@cbtassociates.com and we’ll get you started.

What is BEACON?

CBT Associates has developed an innovative digital platform called BEACON that makes the resources used for your treatment more accessible to you and your therapist. Simply put, BEACON allows you to complete the readings, worksheets and outcome measures that are part of your treatment plan on your phone or desktop. What’s more, this platform allows you and your therapist to track your progress between appointments in a secure and confidential way.

How can BEACON enhance your treatment experience in between your weekly sessions with your therapist?

Traditional in-person CBT

  • Short-term, evidence-based therapeutic approach
  • Learn and adopt new thinking and behavioural strategies
  • Proven long-term benefit and relapse prevention

 BEACON Digital Support (Web and mobile app)

  • Easy, convenient access to therapeutic tools
  • Improved ability to track your progress
  • More productive therapy time
  • Secure and confidential

To get started with BEACON, just ask your therapist…


Why should I use BEACON?

BEACON will allow you to access the personalized treatment plan (educational modules, easy access homework and outcome measures) that you and your therapist agreed on during your previous visit. You will also be able to refer back to an e-library of resources and your week-to-week homework. BEACON will also help to make your in-person therapy time more efficient and targeted because your therapist will be able to view your homework and outcome measures prior to the in-person sessions.

Does BEACON cost more?

We are pleased to be able to offer you this enhancement to your treatment at no additional cost to your traditional therapy.

When can I start?

Once you complete your initial assessment, your therapist and you will decide if you are a good candidate for the BEACON treatment option. Once you agree that BEACON is the right tool for you, you will receive an email link to download the app and get started.

How do I start?

Just ask your therapist, or our intake team!

Why choose CBT Associates?

CBT Associates is a large, well-established and rapidly-growing network of clinics that provides evidence-based psychological services to children, adolescents, adults of all ages, and couples.

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