About Cognito Health

Our Mission

Our founding team recognizes that the Canadian healthcare system does not effectively treat mental health patients.

Through our experience working in the Canadian healthcare system, we're constantly seeing a lack of mental health resources for Canadians and ever extending waitlists for mental health services.

With Cognito, we're changing the way mental health is provided to all Canadians. Our mission is to make Canadian mental health care more:

Accessible
Affordable
Immediate
Integrated
With Cognito, we're changing the way mental health is provided to all Canadians. Our mission is to make Canadian mental health care more

It’s Time For A Change

Approximately 17% of Canadians are struggling with their mental health.

One in every two Canadians have or have had a mental illness by the time they reach 40 years of age.
Only about half of Canadians experiencing a major depressive episode receive potentially adequate care.
Common wait times for therapy and counselling are between six months and one year.
It’s Time For A Change

A new standard of care for mental health in Canada

Cognito’s program is designed for the best possible patient outcomes

Standard Health Care

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Generalists / Non-Specialized
Care from anxiety & depression experts
Multi hour walk-in clinic wait times
Book a time most convenient for you and chat from the comfort of your own home. Our prescribers are available 5 days a week.
Doctor, Therapist, Counsellor, and Pharmacist don’t communicate
All our clinicians work together collaboratively to get you the best possible care. Communication between all Cognito care professionals happens on a daily basis.
Multiple in-person locations for each type of care (Doctor, Therapist, Pharmacy) requires travel and time
All-in-one solution. All in one place. Get access to a physician or nurse practitioner, a pharmacist, and a care coach all from the comfort of your own home.

Standard Health Care

Generalists / Non-Specialized
Multi hour walk-in clinic wait times
Doctor, Therapist, Counsellor, and Pharmacist don’t communicate
Multiple in-person locations for each type of care (Doctor, Therapist, Pharmacy) requires travel and time
Cognito logo
Care from anxiety & depression experts
Book a time most convenient for you and chat from the comfort of your own home. Our prescribers are available 5 days a week.
All our clinicians work together collaboratively to get you the best possible care. Communication between all Cognito care professionals happens on a daily basis.
All-in-one solution. All in one place. Get access to a physician or nurse practitioner, a pharmacist, and a care coach all from the comfort of your own home.

A program built by clinical experts

Our team has decades of experience and knowledge

Jason Cridge

Jason

CEO
I've seen lots of patients, close friends and family members struggle to access treatment for depression in today's system. Through Cognito I wanted to create something that I know would've helped my friends and family if it had been available.
Dr Francois Muller

Francois

Director of Medicine
As a physician working in family practice for the past 25 years I have witnessed the increasing gaps and issues surrounding adequate mental health care and support. Cognito provides the opportunity to patients to receive this support on a timely and regular basis.
Bhavan Manhas

Bhavan

Director of Quality & Practice
Accessing basic health care services can be overwhelming in our current system, creating frustration, worsening of chronic conditions. Cognito has really reduced many of the common barriers patient face, enabling people to have a better experience.
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9.4/10 star
9.4/10
Our clinicians are rated at 9.4/10
Cognito clinicians collaborate using a closed loop feedback system which allows us to constantly improve your level of care

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If you are in emotional distress, please contact the resources below
For emergencies dial 9-1-1 or present to your nearest emergency department.