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  1. "But-He'll Fall!": Children with Autism, Interspecies Intersubjectivity, and the Problem of 'Being Social'

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  2. "For the Love of Horses": Establishing a Protocol for Women in a Therapeutic Community to Work With Rescued Horses

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  3. "Hevonen ei ole minulle urheiluväline, se on arjen terapeutti" : Materiaalipaketti Pihlavan Tallille

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Toiminnallinen opinnäytetyö on toteutettu Pihlavan Tallille. Pihlavan Talli on Suomen Ratsastajainliiton hyväksymä ja valvoma ratsastustalli Kiihtelysvaarassa, Joensuussa. Ratsastustuntien ja – leirien lisäksi talli toteuttaa kuntouttavaa hevostoimintaa eli...

  4. "His Ears Are So Soft!" VETPETS: an animal-assisted visitation/activity program for children and families at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House.

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  5. "Holding" on a leash: The role of companion animals in counselling and psychology

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  6. "Many Secrets Are Told Around Horses:" An Ethnographic Study of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    This dissertation presents an ethnography of equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP) based on nine months of fieldwork at "Equine Healers," a non-profit organization in central Colorado that specialized in various therapeutic modalities associated with EAP. In bridging scholarly work around...

  7. "Mindfulness With Dogs": A Group Therapy Program for Adolescents with Behavioral Problems

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  8. "Nu kommer hunden!": Aktionsforskning om barn som läser för hundar med syfte att utveckla lässtunderna på svenska bibliotek

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    This master´s thesis in Library and Information Science examines the experiences of children who read to a dog. The purpose of this thesis is to examine the interactions between the librarian, the readingdog-handler, the child-ren and the dogs and what the benefits from the interactions...

  9. "Paws" to provide comfort, relieve pain

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  10. "PAWSitive' interventions ease 'rrrf' times in pediatrics

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  11. "Pet therapy" : a study and resource guide for the use of companion animals in selected therapies

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  12. "The connection just happens": Therapists' perspectives of canine-assisted occupational therapy for children on the autism spectrum

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  13. "We need them as much as they need us": A systematic review of the qualitative evidence for possible mechanisms of effectiveness of animal-assisted intervention (AAI)

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  14. "When He's Up There He's Just Happy and Content": Parents' Perceptions of Therapeutic Horseback Riding

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    The present research set out to explore parents‟ perceptions of therapeutic horseback riding as an activity for their children with multiple disabilities. It was designed to explore their vicarious experiences of the activity as well as their perceptions of their children‟s experiences of the...

  15. 'From Kids and Horses: Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy for Children': Author's Retraction and Apology

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  16. 'He's my mate you see': a critical discourse analysis of the therapeutic role of companion animals in the social networks of people with a diagnosis of severe mental illness

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  17. 'I wish people had ears like horses': Horses as therapists

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  18. 'It's like being in another world': Demonstrating the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding for individuals with psychiatric disability

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  19. 'Pawsitive' Pets: Working With Your Pet as Cotherapist

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    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  20. 'Queen of the world': Experiences of 'at-risk' young people participating in equine-assisted learning/therapy

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    There is a significant body of research into the benefits of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) but less into the fields known as equine-assisted learning and therapy (EAL/EAT) where horses are incorporated in therapeutic and learning interventions. This paper explores the experiences of seven...