The Mood Mechanic Course helps young adults aged 18–25 years learn to manage mild, moderate, or severe symptoms of depression and anxiety.
The Mood Mechanic Course aims to support you to gain better control over your symptoms, improve your confidence and learn skills to help you get the most out of life.
The Mood Mechanic Course consists of five lessons over eight weeks. It provides the information and skills that you would normally receive from a mental health professional. You can choose to receive weekly therapist support during the course, or you can choose to contact us when you need to. The course aims to help people learn to break unhelpful habits and learn the following core psychological skills:
The Mood Mechanic Course is recommended for people who:
The Mood Mechanic Course is not suitable for people who:
If you have very severe symptoms we strongly recommend that you see a GP, a headspace centre and/or a psychologist or psychiatrist for assessment and treatment.
You can find out if you are eligible for this course by completing the MindSpot Online Assessment.
Development of the Mood Mechanic Course was funded by a Project Grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). This course was written by Professor Nick Titov and Associate Professor Blake Dear.