Mental Health Counseling | ECTC

Mental Health Counseling

Therapy Assistance Online

TAO – Therapy Assistance Online is a suite of online tools for client education, interaction, accountability, and progress assessment to facilitate effective behavioral health treatment and life skills education. TAO can increase capacity, provide immediate access to resources for wait listed students, reach distance and online learners, reduce costs, improve outcomes, and provide robust psychoeducational content that can be curated for needs-based use across campus.

The Tools in TAO include:

  • High production quality online educational sessions encompassing high engaging videos, animations, and interactive activities that keep learners engaged. Educational modules in TAO use evidence-based models such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavioral Activation, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, and Positive Psychology.
  • Survey and Progress Measures, including the BHM-20®, Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale, PHQ-9, GAD-7 and WHO-5. All are reliable, published, and proven measures for assessing therapeutic change over time.
  • Mindfulness Library – 24 exercises available 24/7
  • Mobile Companion Apps (iOS and Android)
  • Secure Embedded Video Conferencing for Providers that utilizes end-to-end encryption to maintain privacy.
  • Comprehensive Dashboards to track progress, engagement, and effectiveness.
  • On-demand and live training modules as well as on-going live support.


We're delighted to announce our new partnership with Communicare. This collaboration aims to provide our students with enhanced resources and support to ensure their holistic well-being and success.

At Communicare, their commitment aligns seamlessly with our institution's mission. Through this partnership, students can access a diverse range of resources designed, such as counseling services. Whether managing academic stress, navigating personal challenges, or simply seeking a supportive community, Communicare has tailored solutions to cater to various student needs.

Explore the Communicare experience and all it has to offer. We're excited to see how this partnership will positively impact our students' academic journey.

Our partnership with Communicare reinforces our dedication to providing comprehensive support for our students. We're confident that this collaboration will contribute significantly to their overall success and well-being.

Additional Resources

Trevor Project - The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people.

Crisis Text Line - Text 741741 from anywhere in the United States to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - (800-273-8255) 988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. While some areas may be currently able to connect to the Lifeline by dialing 988, this dialing code will be available to everyone across the United States starting on July 16, 2022.

DeafLEAD - DeafLEAD is a safe space for anyone in need of support. We provide 24/7 crisis intervention, advocacy, case management, interpreting, and mental health services to victims of crime who are Deaf, hard of hearing, DeafBlind, and late-deafened individuals and their families. We also lend our expertise to victim service providers—individuals and organizations alike—in ensuring that their services for crime victims with hearing loss are culturally and linguistically appropriate.