TAO Self-Help

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What is Therapist Assistance Online (TAO) Self-Help?

  • TAO Self-Help is an interactive, dynamic, easy-to-access online program that provides support for anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, communication struggles, and other common concerns.
  • TAO is well-researched and highly effective.
  • TAO includes optional videos, brief exercises, a Mindfulness Library and makes use of logs to help track moods and progress.
  • TAO Self-Help can help you manage your emotional well-being anonymously, at your own pace, from the comfort of your space, and without the help of a counselor.

Who is eligible for TAO Self-Help?

  • All students with a LEOMAIL email address are eligible to sign-up for TAO.
  • Faculty and Staff may also benefit from TAO by signing-up with a TAMUC email address.

Benefits of TAO Self-Help:

  • TAO is tailored to fit your needs and schedule.
  • You will have access to highly effective therapeutic modules 24/7 that fits around your busy life anytime, anywhere.
  • Immediate access to helpful information.
  • It is FREE.

Highlights of TAO modules:

  • Anxiety: relaxation strategies, analyzing thoughts, mindfulness, facing fears, lifestyle factors
  • Depression: avoidance and depression traps, problem solving, focusing on thoughts, mindfulness, values and strengths, relationships, lifestyle
  • Relationships and Communication: communication strategies and styles, problem solving, managing anger

How do I sign up?

Is TAO Self-Help right for me?

  • If you are uncertain about which TAO modules in the Self-Help library are suitable for you, take the NEW anonymous Self-Screening Tool to find out your needs. This brief 3-minute screening survey will ask you a few questions in each area and provide some feedback along with some ideas about next steps you can take.