What is TAO and What are the Benefits
Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) is an interactive, web-based program that provides well-researched and highly effective strategies to manage stress, anxiety, depression, and other mental health concerns. It is a free resource for BYU-Idaho students and employees.
Think of TAO as an online library of engaging, interactive programs to learn life skills and bounce back from life’s disappointments or stumbling blocks. As you watch the videos and engage with interactive modules, you'll gain knowledge, self-awareness, and skills you need to achieve your goals.
How to Register for TAO?
1. In your browser window, navigate to https://us.taoconnect.org/register
2. Enter First Name, Last Name, and your school email address
3. Leave the 'Enrollment Key' field blank.
4. Click Sign Me Up
5. Check your email. You will be sent a Welcome to TAO email with a confirmation link which you must click on to sign in.
TAO offers very powerful evidenced-based, learner-focused content that aims to increase positive and adaptive behavior through:
Educational Modules: High quality, entertaining, and interactive learning modules, using evidence-based theories.
Assessments: Provide progress and outcome measures, along with screening for behavioral health problems, if desired.
Practice Tools & Logs: Tools to reinforce skills learned in the educational modules, including daily logs and journals.
Mindfulness Library: Valuable resources to learn and practice mindfulness and meditation.