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Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) provides 24/7 access to resources to help you feel your best emotionally. TAO contains videos, activity logs, and other tools that can be completed anytime and anywhere you have internet access.

TAO is free to the campus community. TAO modules and tools are available as self-help tools, or can be assigned by a faculty/staff member. Alternative, SWOSU counselors may assign TAO as a therapy tool in conjunction with personal sessions.

To enter TAO, go to thepath.taoconnect.org. Enter your SWOSU email address and log in using one of the following three methods:

  • TAO Self-Help: Exploring TAO on your own? Click the self-help button and follow instructions.
  • TAO Assigned: Assigned TAO content by a Calvin faculty or staff member? Enter the enrollment key they provided to you.
  • TAO Therapy: Signed up by a counselor at Counseling & Wellness for TAO therapy sessions? Enter the password you received by email.

Once you’ve logged in, you will find a variety of resources to explore – videos, mindfulness guides, and activity logs. We hope that you find TAO to be a useful tool in your wellness journey!

SWOSU counselors offer individual counseling to students on a limited basis, often in conjunction with other available services. For students meeting criteria for individual therapy, a full diagnostic assessment is completed and ongoing assessment of symptom severity is provided throughout treatment. SWOSU counselors maintain open communication with students regarding progress toward treatment goals and duration of treatment.

Students are referred to community providers if they desire individual therapy for non-acute symptoms or require intensive or specialized treatment beyond the scope of the Counseling Center. Students seeking ADHD evaluations or other psychological testing are also referred to the community. An up-to-date list of nearby providers, along with information about how to navigate appointment logistics, is available through our office. Students are also welcome to contact our office directly to discuss referral options.

BetterHelp is the largest online counseling platform worldwide, providing convenient, discreet and affordable access to a licensed therapist. BetterHelp makes professional counseling available anytime, anywhere, through a computer, tablet or smartphone.

Counselors on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited psychologists (PhD / PsyD), marriage and family therapists (LMFT), clinical social workers (LCSW / LMSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of them have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field.

SWOSU maintains an annual contract with BetterHelp so that eligible students pay only $1 per month for access. (The $12 annual fee is charged up front to a students’ bursar account.)

Students: Are you worried about a friend or classmate? Build the confidence to talk with a friend who may need help. AT-RISK FOR STUDENTS is a simulation to prepare you to lead real-life conversations with fellow students in distress and connect them with support. To access this simulation:

  1. Visit ok.kognito.com
  2. Log in or creat a new account
  3. Use POV “University or College Student”
  4. Complete demographic questionnaire
  5. Launch At-Risk for Students

Faculty & Staff: Be prepared to lead real-life conversations with students that build resilience, strengthen relationships, and connect them with support. To complete AT-RISK FOR FACULTY & STAFF:

  1. Visit ok.kognito.com
  2. Log in or create a new account
  3. Select POV “University or College Faculty/Staff”
  4. Complete demographic questionnaire
  5. Launch At-Risk for Faculty & Staff