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BEACON – Modern Mind Health

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, it lets you and your therapist 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 lets you 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 can refer back to an e-library of resources and your week-to-week homework.

BEACON also helps make your in-person therapy time more efficient and targeted because your therapist can view your homework and outcome measures prior to the in-person sessions.

Does BEACON cost more?

We’re pleased to be able to offer this enhancement to your in-person treatment at no additional cost to your traditional therapy.

When can I start?

Once you complete your initial assessment, your therapist will decide if you’re a good candidate for the BEACON treatment option. Once you agree that BEACON is the right tool for you, you’ll 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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To help us reliably meet the needs of all our clients, we must ask you to provide 24 hours’ notice when cancelling or rescheduling an appointment. Appointments without sufficient notice will be charged the full fee.

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  • Are registered healthcare professionals who are regulated like physicians, surgeons, and dentists.
  • Work with individuals, groups and organizations to promote positive change by assessing and treating psychological problems.
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What is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?

Psychologists are closely aligned with psychiatrists as both are highly-trained professionals. Psychiatrists are oriented toward pharmaceutical solutions (some illnesses in fact lend themselves to medication versus talk therapy, such as severe depression or schizophrenia); while psychologists are oriented toward talk therapy as a solution.

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The first important difference between psychotherapists and psychologists is the number of years of education and training required to register by each college. The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario requires members to complete an undergraduate degree that includes 360 hours (total) of training and education. In contrast, to become a psychologist in Ontario the... Read More

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