The Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program (OSP), supports adults (aged 18 or older) who have depression, anxiety, and anxiety-related conditions. Through the OSP program, patients can access publicly funded, short-term, evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). CBT is a structured, time-limited therapy that is problem-focused and goal-oriented and teaches practical strategies and skills.
CBT can help people who experience:
OSP does not offer:
Who is eligible for OSP?
- Adults (aged 18 or over) who live in Ontario
Note: Youth (age 15-17) can get free mental health and skill-building support for low mood, depression, anxiety, stress or worry through the BounceBack program, which is managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association. Youth or their health care providers can learn more fill out a referral form for the BounceBack program here: https://bouncebackontario.ca/what-is-bounceback-youth/
Accessing OSP Services
Please use the questions below to check whether the OSP program is a good fit for you.