The Healing Properties of Nature and Animals
Contributor(s):: Ravmeet Ruby Bains
The following piece is intended to enlighten readers on alternative healing modalities as a substitute for traditional therapeutic interventions. The study reviews wide-ranging literature on ecotherapy and animal-assisted therapy. The objective is not to compare well-known therapies, such as...
Animal-Assisted Therapy: Mental, Physical, and Emotional Benefits Provided through Occupational Therapy
Contributor(s):: Madeline C. Greene
The idea of animal-assisted therapy seems like it may be a new alternative of therapy, but in reality it dates back to ancient Egypt and dogs were considered sacred and used as a healing power (Fine, 2000). AAT is commonly used in Occupational Therapy where benefits can be identified physically,...
The search for the cure : exploring the mystery behind the importance of animal therapy, music therapy, and weighted vests on children who have autism
Contributor(s):: Hailey Paver
The number of people diagnosed with autism has been dramatically increasing over the last ten years. It is estimated that in the next decade there will be more than four million people on the autism spectrum. There is a mystery surrounding autism in the world today, and that is because the cause...
The knowledge, perception and utilization of equine chiropractic by horse riders in KwaZulu-Natal
Contributor(s):: Kirsten Moya Snow
Background: Horses are unlike most animals as they take part in equine sports and thus are athletic animals. Comparable to a human athlete, horses are prone to sports related injuries and disease. Equine chiropractic has shown to be one of the most utilized forms of...
Social work professionals' knowledge and implementation of innovative therapies for adults with cancer
Contributor(s):: Sneed, Deborah J., Walter, Lindsay M.
How equine facilitated psychotherapists describe their experiences with adults diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
Contributor(s):: Thiel, Jennifer M.
Animal-assisted therapy : the positive effects that therapy animals provide to children with emotional/behavorial disorders
Contributor(s):: Lemke, Daniel J.
Autism spectrum disorder: A review of the current understanding of pathophysiology and complementary therapies in children
Contributor(s):: Robson, Belinda
Trends, Theories, and Treatments for Autism
Contributor(s):: Horowitz, Sala
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Approaches in the Treatment of PTSD
Contributor(s):: Wynn, G. H.
When horses heal: a qualitative inquiry into Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy
Contributor(s):: Esbjorn, Ritu Janice
Cat Cafés, Affective Labor, and the Healing Boom in Japan
Contributor(s):: Plourde, Lorraine
Integrating evidence-based treatments for PTSD with CAM practices
Contributor(s):: Hoge, Charles W.
The role of complementary and alternative medicine in end-of-life care
Contributor(s):: Dorfman, Julia, Denduluri, Sandeep, Walseman, Kathryn, Bregman, Benjamin
Animal-assisted therapy and equine-assisted therapy in Canada: surveying the current state of the field, its practitioners, and its practices
Contributor(s):: Schlote, Sarah M.
Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) and equine-assisted therapy/learning (EAT/L) are innovative techniques in counselling, psychotherapy, mental health, coaching, and other personal growth interventions. Although this field has experienced tremendous growth in the United States, very little is known...
Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities
Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline
Effects of a dog walking program with older adults in long-term care
Contributor(s):: Shea, Susan M.
Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies
Contributor(s):: Petitto, Carol C.
Exploring equine assisted therapy programs for treating students with disabilities
Contributor(s):: Sullivan, Alison A.
An experimental analysis of the effects of therapeutic horseback riding on the behavior of children with autism
Contributor(s):: Hyman, Sarah R.