Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)
The Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) program provides you with therapeutic interventions
any time, anywhere for anxiety, depression, communication problems and other common concerns.
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Therapy Assistance Option
The Therapy Assistance option of TAO allows you to get effective treatment when your schedule, or life, makes it hard to get to the counseling office. You will have access to highly effective therapy modules 24/7 and a dedicated time to meet online with your counselor each week via videoconferencing.
- See a sample TAO session.
- Schedule your introductory triage appointment or call Counseling & Psychiatry at 803-777-5223.
- Download the TAO app to access services on your mobile device.
TAO: Self-Enroll Self-Help
Want to have access to ONLY the practice tools and modules? Completely self-directed with no contact from a mental health professional, TAO: Self-Enroll Self-Help is available. Learn how to manage stress, practice mindfulness, engage in mental wellness and more by utilizing TAO Self-Enroll Self-Help.
TAO Self-Screening Tool
Not sure if you need TAO? Take the TAO Online Screening which will ask you a few questions and provide you with feedback, next steps to take and the best modules to engage in.
Interactive Screening Program
Take a free, anonymous mental health screening with the Interactive Screening Program (ISP). You'll get feedback from a counselor based on your results. ISP was created by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).
Learn to Help a Friend
Practice Recognizing the Signs
You can use the online program Kognito to learn the signs of psychological distress in others and to practice getting someone else the help they need. Use the code "usccolumbia" when you register.
Spring Into Action Kognito Contest
Student Health Services has partnered with Residence Life and the Leadership & Service Center to offer the Spring Into Action Kognito Contest. From March 16 through April 24th, your student organization or residence hall can enter to win by being the organization or residence hall with the most members to complete Kognito training. Residents will win food to celebrate the last day of classes while organizations will win an exclusive prize package.