Short course online CBT for young adults

More than a quarter of Australians aged 16—24 report mental disorders in a year, with 6% reporting depression and 15% anxiety.

Because these young people are also the least likely to seek help for mental disorders, they may be particularly amenable to online therapies.

Now a Sydney group has adapted an internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) intervention specifically for adults aged 18—24.

Dr Luke Johnson (PhD), the psychologist who developed the program and who manages the eCentreClinic