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Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program (Online Addiction Rehab)

Meet The New Alternative to Inpatient Treatment

Beat addiction and mental health issues from the comfort of your home.


When convenience and addiction treatment are your top priorities, our Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program is right for you. Receive online counselling and expert care for substance use disorder and behavioural addictions through our virtual rehab programs, accessible from anywhere online. We also provide treatment for Mood and Affect related Disorders / Issues.

Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program Brings You and Recovery Together, At Home

An introductory video of Online Rehab Program.

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    A Structured and Intensive Care

    You will receive structured and intensive programming through our secure virtual platform.

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    Virtual Circle of Care Team

    During your treatment and post-graduation, you will feel like a virtual circle of care team supporting your personalized recovery.

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    Regain Control of Your Life

    Addiction and mental health issues take a heavy toll on your relationships, career and finances. We will help you eliminate the opportunity cost of not getting help.

People Love Virtual Rehab

A. L.

I didn’t have to be away from home and kids. I didn’t have to be around people I didn’t know to get an intensive treatment.

G. D.

From the comfort of your home? Yes! My dog was literally next to me during my individual sessions.

M. A.

The sessions were pretty good, but the individual counselling, and the follow up were better than I could have imagined.

M. A.

The aftercare sessions and questionnaires keep me focused and gave me a level of support I did not anticipate.

We Have Hundreds of Graduates Who Think Virtual Treatment Works.

Why Is Online Addiction Rehab A Good Choice?

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    No need to physically go somewhere for your individual or group therapy. It can be at home, in the office, or anywhere you want. Say goodbye to excused absences from work or family time.

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    More affordable than traditional addiction rehab options. You also don’t need to pay for public transportation or parking your vehicle for a few hours of therapy.

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    It is well structured, 4-week or 6-week programming. You know what is next and it can be at your own pace. So, continue in the morning or evening, whenever you like.

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    Our programming is built on the top-notch expertise of Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program (VIOP). Our Virtual Outpatient Program is a CARF accredited provider.

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    All sessions are end-to-end encrypted and PIPEDA compliant. Our platform is regulated by the Canadian authorities.

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    Our Master’s level therapists and Addiction Counsellors are registered in Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta.


ℹ A helpline to explore your options.
No cost & no obligation to enter treatment.


Individualized Virtual Rehab Programs For You

Your program starts with a psychological consult.
You will get an individualized, step-by-step curated plan.

Invidividual Therapy feature

Individual Therapy
You and your registered Master’s level therapist will address your issues with addiction by understanding what causes it.

Virtual Live Group feature

Virtual Groups
Live virtual groups that you can participate in. Daily Skills group at 10:30AM (Mon-Fri) and Daily Process group at 1PM (Mon-Fri).

Family Therapy feature

Family Communication Sessions
Sessions with the Family Members of people suffering from an addiction is an integral part of our rehabilitation programming.

Partner Support Therapy feature

Partner Support Therapy
Partner Support Therapy (PST) sessions focus exclusively on your partner’s own emotional and mental well-being.

Continuation of Care feature

Continuation of Care
After your graduation, you’ll receive counselling calls that assist you with the transition from treatment to daily life.

Aftercare feature

An individualized discharge plan with a 3-month Aftercare. You can participate in virtual aftercare sessions every week.


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We Take Privacy Serious

We use an end-to-end encrypted telehealth platform that complies with the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and all equivalent personal health information protection legislation in Canada.


Meet Your Virtual Care Team

You will receive treatment from the very best in the comfort of your home.
We have a team of accredited professionals who have many years of clinical and research experience.

You Asked, We Are Answering

Our clinical therapists answer questions about our Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program in this video:

Our Team Members Explain Our Online Program.

– Why is Our Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program is so effective?
– What are the benefits of Virtual Outpatient Program?
– What makes our Online Program special?
– What does a typical day look like for a client?
– Does virtual mean you are compromising on quality and security?
– Why does our team love the Virtual Program?

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How Does Our Online Addiction Treatment Program Work?

We offer virtual treatment for mental health and addiction through a secure platform that you can access in the comfort of your own home.
You only need a computer or smartphone with an Internet connection to start.

Online Platform Demo.

This intensive program is for people serious about building skills to cope with their addiction and mental health issues. Through our platform, you will:

– Learn evidence-based strategies to deal with your destructive behaviours
– Start applying your new skills immediately.
– Continue your aftercare sessions to keep on track.
– Follow your individualized program from the comfort of your home.

The Real Cost of Addiction

It is always important to understand the cost of not getting help.

The true cost of addiction treatment is the price you pay by continuing to hurt yourself, your family and the loved ones.

We offer a new alternative to residential treatment.
And yes, it works.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this an online therapy service?


    No. This Program is more than 45-minute online therapy sessions, it’s a Structured treatment plan.

    We are not a “let’s match you with a therapist” service.

    You will still have a registered therapist assigned to you throughout your program, but to recover, you need more than that.

    You need an individualized, step-by-step curated plan.
    A plan created by our top-notch experts and therapists.

    This program will not only help you tackle your issues, but also help your family members and partner deal with your situation in a healthy way.
    A big win for all!

  • How long is the program?


    We offer 4-week or 6-week online programs.

    The number of hours differ in 4 and 6-week. For example, you will get the following offerings in our 4-week program without stepping out of your home, through a secure platform:

    – 12 Individual Therapy Sessions
    – 2 Specialized Group Therapy Sessions every day
    – Various Exercises
    – 4 Partner Support Therapy Sessions
    – 3 Family Therapy Sessions
    – Individualized Discharge Plan
    – 6-month Continuation of Care
    – 3-month Aftercare Support

  • Do you offer Aftercare?


    We offer aftercare to clients after completion of our virtual intensive outpatient program. You’ll receive an individualized discharge plan, biweekly or monthly addiction counselling calls and the option to access virtual aftercare groups.

    During your treatment, you will feel like a virtual circle of care team supporting your recovery.

    And recovery doesn’t just finish when you graduate. It is a lifelong process.

    So, our virtual care will continue to support you after your graduation.

    – You will get an individualized discharge plan.
    – You will receive biweekly and monthly addiction counselling calls on a scheduled basis after completing the program.
    – You will also have access to virtual aftercare group options to participate

  • When can I or my loved one start this program?


    Our teletherapy for addiction and mental health program can be started at any time as soon as you are ready.

  • Do you provide virtual Psychotherapy Sessions for individuals & families (one at a time basis)?


    You can also request virtual therapy sessions one at a time basis with one of our psychotherapists or sign up for individual Skills Groups through Trafalgar’s telehealth platform.

    You only need a computer with an Internet connection to have your individual teletherapy session in the comfort of your home, at your convenience.

  • Is the online drug rehab program covered by Canada’s Provincial Health Plans?


    No, we are a private facility and therefore our program is fee-for-service. However, select insurance companies do recognize treatment at Trafalgar Addiction Treatment Centres and provide coverage. Please contact us for details.

  • Does private insurance cover the cost of the addiction treatment program?


    Most insurance companies do recognize treatment with us and provide coverage. However, insurance coverage is dependent on the company you deal with and your individual plan. Rest assured we will support you in providing your insurance company with the information required to submit a claim. Please contact us for details.

  • What forms of payment are accepted?


    Trafalgar Addiction Treatment Centres accepts credit cards, bank drafts and certified cheques. We also accept payments from Medicard and Affirm.

  • Is Financing available for the addiction treatment programs at Trafalgar?


    Yes. We accept payments from Medicard and Affirm.

  • Is this program accredited?


    Trafalgar Addiction Treatment Centres is accredited by CARF Canada.

    CARF is the international mark of quality in the field of mental health and addiction treatment. It is a renowned accreditation body that sets international consensus standards for health and human services organizations. Trafalgar is proud to embrace the internationally recognized organizational and program standards required by CARF for accreditation.

    Its mission is to promote quality, value and optimal outcomes through a consultative process and continuous improvement, centred on enhancing the lives of persons served.


Our Features

Your program starts with a psychological consult with Dr. Christine Courbasson.

💡 Dr. Christine Courbasson, our Senior Clinical Advisor, is one of the most esteemed figures in Canadian addiction treatment.

Your consultation will be followed by the features below.

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Individual Therapy (12 Sessions)

These sessions are individualized and 1-on-1.

You and your registered Master’s level therapist will address your issues with addiction by understanding what causes it

Together, you will tackle the reasons that fuel your addiction.

Administered: By a registered Master’s level therapist, 1-on-1, virtually.
Duration: 3 sessions each week, for a total of 12 sessions.

Learn more about Individual Therapy

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Virtual Groups or Self-Directed Lessons

Depending on your schedule and needs, you will select an option for your individualized program:

Option 1: Live virtual groups that you can participate in. Daily Skills group at 10:30AM (Mon-Fri) and Daily Process group at 1:00PM (Mon-Fri).

Option 2: Skills Courses (12 Video Lessons) that cover the topics Language of Letting Go, Removing the Mask of Stress & Frustration and Management of Destructive Behaviors that you can complete on your own time.

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Family Communication (3 Sessions)

Addiction is a family disease. Living with a person suffering from addiction can impact all members of the household.

At Trafalgar, communication for family members of those suffering from an addiction is an important component of our rehabilitation programming.

Administered: By a registered Master’s level therapist, virtually.
Duration: 3 sessions.

Learn more about Family Communication

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In addition to your group therapy sessions (Option 1) or self-directed video lessons (Option 2), you will receive various therapeutic exercises from us.

These exercises and complementary handouts will help you better understand yourself and manage your recovery process.

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Partner Support Therapy (4 Sessions)

Most often, partners* do not get enough qualified emotional support during the time their loved one is getting treatment.

Unlike family therapy, which treats the addicted person alongside their loved ones, Partner Support Therapy (PST) sessions focus exclusively on the partner’s own emotional and mental well-being.

Administered: By a registered Master’s level therapist, virtually.
Duration: 1 therapy session per week.
The “Partner” Term includes spouses, partners, parents, siblings, children.

Learn more about Partner Support Therapy (PST)



You are covered after your graduation with no extra cost.

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Discharge Planning Upon Graduation

In the final week of your treatment, you and your Clinical Therapist will create an individualized discharge plan.

This will serve you as a guide for your continued journey to recovery and will include your individualized plan for relapse prevention.

Time: Final week of programming.

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Continuation of Care Calls

After completing your 4-week program, you will receive a phone call from your designated Addictions Counsellor.

These calls will continue biweekly for 3 months. After the 3 month period, it will be followed by monthly calls for the following 3 months.

These calls will suit your schedule and help you to cope with any new issues that arise during your recovery journey.

Duration: 6 months.

Learn more about Continuation of Care Program

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Virtual Aftercare

You will be able to choose from a number of virtual aftercare support sessions to continue with after your graduation.

It is a chance to interact with other graduates virtually, practise interpersonal skills, and identify triggers for relapse.

Duration: 3 months.

Learn more about Aftercare Program

Summary of The Virtual Addiction Rehab

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At Trafalgar Addiction Treatment Centres, we transitioned our accredited and unparalleled Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) into an online platform that you can access from the comfort and safety of your own home.

It is the new alternative to residential treatment.

The Trafalgar 4-week Online Rehab consists of:

  • Clinical Consult with a Psychologist – for both Options.
  • 3 individual virtual therapy sessions per week with a Master’s level registered therapist – for both Options.
  • Daily Skills Group (Mon-Fri, 10:30AM) and Daily Process Group (Mon-Fri, 1:00PM) – for Option 1.
  • Self-Directed Lessons (12 Video) – for Option 2.
  • 3 Family Therapy Sessionsfor both Options.
  • Partner Support Therapy (PST) consisting of one therapy session per week for a family member – for both Options.
  • Continuation of Care – biweekly and monthly scheduled counselling session for 6 months after graduation – for both Options.
  • Aftercare – for both Options.
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We know that these are uncertain times, and people need help now more than ever.

We encourage you take this opportunity to care for yourself.

For more information please complete the submission form and one of our intake staff will contact you as soon as possible.

Other Treatment Options

We also offer inpatient and outpatient treatment programs

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By Trafalgar’s Editorial Team
This Page is Clinically Reviewed By Angela Holmes, M.A., R.P.


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