Animals and Psychotherapy: A Survey
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Contributor(s):: Susan S Rice, Larry T Brown, H Stephen Caldwell
Society for Canine-Assisted Psychotherapy Excellence (SCAPE)
The Society for Canine Assisted Psychotherapy Excellence (SCAPE) is a society of mental health professionals, canine professionals and organizations that promote ethical guidelines and standards of practice when conducting canine assisted psychotherapy. We provide education and...
Classes de comportamentos constituintes de intervenções de psicólogos no subcampo de atuação profissional de psicoterapia com apoio de cães
| Contributor(s):: Murilo Pereira Garcia
O cão foi a primeira espécie animal a ser domesticada. O início dessa interação remonta há aproximadamente 12 mil anos atrás. Com o passar dos anos sua relação com os seres humanos foi se estreitando em função das...
Anyone's best friend: A qualitative exploration of the positive influences of animal assisted therapy on mental health and well-being
| Contributor(s):: Stephanie Wood
Animal assisted therapy is becoming a widely used alternative psychotherapy. Research has shown animals to have positive influences on the physical, emotional, social and psychological aspects of the human psyche. This study explored the positive influences animal assisted therapies had on mental...
Healing Hearts Ranch
Healing Hearts Ranch, Inc. is nestled in the heart of America outside the city of Great Bend, KS. Our purpose is to offer the best equine therapy program available to children & families who face emotional and behavioral challenges. In addition, the ranch is home to an established Cowboy...
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...
Pet-facilitated therapy : the Maples project
| Contributor(s):: Erica Amy Copley
The value of pet-facilitated therapy is explored in this study. The interactions between visiting dogs and the adolescents in a treatment centre are examined. An ethnographic/participant observation method is used. Subjects also complete an open-ended sentence questionnaire and participate in an...
Animal Facilitated Therapy for the Young and Elderly
| Contributor(s):: Marsha A. Whited, George R. Beran
Historically, animals have played many roles to improve the well-being of people through companionship, work, sport, and food. Currently, the trend has been to use animals therapeutically to improve the physical and emotional health of people. There are a variety of terms defining this type of...
A physiological basis for animal-facilitated psychotherapy
| Contributor(s):: Odendaal, Johannes Stefanus Joubert
A study of ethologic and therapeutic factors of pet-faciliated therapy ina retirement-nursing community
| Contributor(s):: Andrysco, Robert Michael