Dog Days of Final Exams: Using Canine-Assisted Therapy to Reduce Stress and Improve Mood Among Community College Students
| Contributor(s):: Stephanie Quintana, Michelle Borckardt, Tanvi Aditya
The following paper represents research conducted by members of the Collin College chapter of Psi Beta National Honor Society. Psi Beta is the national psychology honor society for two-year colleges whose mission is “promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership,...
Lethbridge Therapeutic Riding Association (LTRA)
The Lethbridge Therapeutic Riding Association offers individuals with special needs hands-on instruction in riding and horse care to exercise the body and spirit.
Animal-Assisted Therapy Reveals Positive Outcomes Among Mentally Disabled
| Contributor(s):: Sophia Hocini
Southern Suburbs Hippotherapy
Providing occupational therapy for children via hippotherapy.
Animal-Assisted Therapy May Help Patients with Brain Injury
| Contributor(s):: Christopher Bergland
Equine Assisted Therapy: A Unique and Effective Intervention
| Contributor(s):: Azmaira H. Maker
The Canadian Institute of Animal-Assisted Interventions
The mission of the Canadian Institute of Animal-Assisted Interventions' mission is to educate and inform about Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI) and to present its most innovative and original programs in Canada and around the world.
Space Coast Therapy Dogs
Since 1992, the mission of Space Coast Therapy Dogs has been to lift spirits, remove anxiety, provide companionship, and eliminate loneliness and despair with incredible volunteers and their companion dogs. We are a local organization based in Brevard County Florida comprised of certified...
R.E.I.N.B.O.W. Therapy, LLC provides Occupational Therapy services in Massachusetts to children and adults with special needs. R.E.I.N.B.O.W stands for: Rhythmical, Equines, Improve, Neuromusculoskeletal, Balance and, Overall, Well-being
Llamas of Hot Springs
Includes animal-assisted therapy among services.
Paws for Reflection Ranch
The Paws for Reflection Ranch mission is to provide a healing, educational, motivational, and recreational environment utilizing equine and other animal assisted therapies and experiences to enhance the quality of life for all clients, and to provide a loving home, whether...
Dog training alleviates PTSD symptomatology by emotional and attentional regulation
| Contributor(s):: Maoz, I., Zubedat, S., Dolev, T., Aga-Mizrachi, S., Bloch, B., Michaeli, Y., Eshed, Y., Grinstein, D., Avital, A.
BACKGROUND: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms include re-experiencing, avoidance, hyperarousal, and cognitive deficits, reflecting both emotional and cognitive dysregulation. In recent years, non-pharmacological approaches and specifically animal-assisted therapy have been shown to...
Personalized Strategy for Animal-Assisted Therapy for Individuals Based on the Emotions Induced by the Images of Different Animal Species and Breeds
| Contributor(s):: Luksaite, Jovita, Zokaityte, Egle, Starkute, Vytaute, Sidlauskiene, Sonata, Zokaityte, Gintare, Bartkiene, Elena
The aim of this study was to apply the FaceReader technique to select the animal species and breed for a personalized AAT based on the emotions (‘neutral’, ‘happy’, ‘sad’, ‘angry’, ‘surprised’, ‘scared’,...
An Evaluation of Animal-Assisted Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders: Therapist and Parent Perspectives
| Contributor(s):: Ang, C. S., MacDougall, F. A.
Although there are a variety of psychological and therapeutic approaches to coping Autism Spectrum Disorder, people with autism still face some challenges in a "normal" therapy setting. Some therapy organizations and services have proposed an alternative therapy approach,...
The effects of Animal Assisted Therapy on autonomic and endocrine activity in adults with autism spectrum disorder: A randomized controlled trial
| Contributor(s):: Wijker, C., Kupper, N., Leontjevas, R., Spek, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J.
Exploring Animal-Assisted Therapy for Creating Rich Communicative Environments and Targeting Communication Goals in Subacute Rehabilitation
| Contributor(s):: Sherrill, M., Hengst, J. A.
Dogs, kids, and cancer: how dogs are helping
| Contributor(s):: Palmer, W. J.
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Manualized equine-assisted therapy protocol for clients with autism spectrum disorder
| Contributor(s):: McKissock, H. B., Bowen, A., Dawson, S., Eldridge, L., McIntire, J., Stanojevic, C., Tamas, D., McCormick, B. P.
Exploring the therapeutic opportunities, challenges and psychological mechanisms of integrating dogs into psychological therapies with adults
| Contributor(s):: Bolt, C., Heath, J., Moss, D.
"Expectations versus experiences of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) service dogs: An inductive conventional content analysis": Correction to Nieforth et al. (2022)