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Necessary components of a treatment protocol for childhood posttraumatic stress disorder using animal-assisted therapy as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral therapy [dissertation]
Contributor(s):: Beale, Leanne
Animal-assisted psychotherapy and equine-facilitated psychotherapy
Contributor(s):: Brooks, Susan M.
Treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder in military and veteran populations: initial assessment
Contributor(s):: Institute of Medicine Committee on the Assessment of Ongoing Efforts in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress, Disorder
Effects of equine-facilitated psychotherapy on post-traumatic stress symptoms in youth
Contributor(s):: Mueller, Megan Kiely, McCullough, Leslie
Combat PTSD and implicit behavioral tendencies for positive affective stimuli: A brief report
Contributor(s):: Clausen, Ashley N., Youngren, Westley, Sisante, Jason-Flor V., Billinger, Sandra A., Taylor, Charles, Aupperle, Robin L.
Helping war veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: Incarcerated individuals' role in therapeutic animal programs
Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer
Animal assisted therapy and trauma survivors
Contributor(s):: Mims, Debra, Waddell, Rhondda
Warriors' Best Friend
Since the attacks of September 11th 2001, 2.5 million troops have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. For the many men and women returning from multiple tours and long-sustained conflicts, Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) have emerged as signature injuries...
HOOVES was originally started in 2009 after founder Amanda Thompson found her personal healing through horses. Starting with just one veteran, she realized that what she had discovered was powerful beyond words. In 2011 HOOVES became an official 501(c)(3) Non-profit. The mission of...
Healing Paws for Warriors
Healing Paws for Warriors is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing post 9/11 combat veterans wounded from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Military Sexual Trauma (MST) rescue-to-trained ADA certified service dogs. Our...
Feb 10 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: Incorporating Animals in Therapeutic Goals & Treatment
Animal assisted therapy: a look at the benefits of integrating therapy dogs into the treatment of adult women suffering from sexual assault related PTSD
Contributor(s):: Megan House
Based on the statistical evidence listed above, the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (2014) suggests sexual assault is becoming an epidemic in the United States. In regard to the statistical evidence, Bates (2014) believes that sexual trauma is better resolved with the aid of counseling or...
We create an opportunity to save shelter dogs, train them, and place them with deserving service members who have been diagnosed with post-combat stress and anxiety. There is no out of pocket cost for the veteran to receive a trained dog, and they gain a constant companion to help them cope with...
Patriot Assistance Dogs
Patriot Assistance Dogs fill a specific demonstrated need created by the veteran's disabilities. The goal of Patriot Assistance Dogs is to place these much needed assets with the veteran and at no charge to the veteran. The dogs used in this program may be donated, rescued or bred for the...
Effectiveness of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Contributor(s):: Maria Beatriz Craven
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) is a non-traditional form of psychotherapy that addresses treatment goals with the use of horses. This small pilot study consisting of 5 veterans examines the effectiveness of EAP in the treatment of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The...
Veterans Assistance Dogs of Texas
Veterans Assistance Dogs of Texas is the dba service program of Kerrville Elks Charities, Inc. a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that trains and donates service dogs to Disabled American Veterans with mental and/or mobility disabilities.VADogs specializes in using Motivational...
Because We Can - Because We Care
The horse industry uses fear and pain as a motivator when training the horse, hence the term, “Breaking the Horse”. BWC2 subscribes to a different philosophy with our TCR (Trust, Confidence and Respect) Horsemanship. We communicate on a level that the horse understands by using...
Horsefeathers Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc. strives to enhance the quality of life for people who are challenged with disabilities and/or situations in their lives that are debilitating.Horsefeathers is a member center of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship...
Abuse, Attachment and Animal Assisted Activities
Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Gallagher
In the effort to take responsibly and effect positive change in the lives of our children, we must begin by identifying and applying the most effective methods to help them overcome obstacles to mental and emotional well-being. In conjunction with a limited number of quantitative studies,...
Power Paws Assistance Dogs
The mission of Power Paws Assistance Dogs is to provide highly skilled assistance dogs to children and adults with disabilities, to provide education and continuing support for working assistance dog teams, and to be a resource in the community for people with disabilities.Incorporated in 2001,...