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Evidence-to-Action: Accessing Mental Health Support Outside of a Therapist’s Office: iCBT for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Event Date: November 27, 2019
Location: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST 150 King Street West, Toronto or via Live Stream
Result type: Events

Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) is a treatment option for people living with depression or anxiety disorders. This event will provide the opportunity to increase awareness around existing iCBT work in Canada and will facilitate a conversation between various stakeholders across the country.

Join us online or in person as we:

  • Introduce evidence reviews on iCBT led by Health Quality Ontario and CADTH
  • Learn about how iCBT works, who may be eligible, and how it can be accessed
  • Discuss use and implementation considerations in Canada


Karilyn Xu
Student, York University and iCBT User

Dr. David Gratzer
Psychiatrist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Associate Chief of the General Adult Psychiatry and Health Systems Division

Patrick Mitchell
Director of the Mental Health and Addictions Policy, Accountability and Provincial Partnership at the Ontario Ministry of Health

Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos
Professor, Department of Psychology at the University of Regina and Founder and Director of the Online Therapy Unit in Saskatchewan

The session will be introduced and facilitated by Dr. Harindra Wijeysundera, Vice-President of Medical Devices (CADTH) and Eftyhia Helis, Knowledge Mobilization Officer (CADTH).