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  1. The psychotherapeutic worth of horse whispering for the aggressive child

    Contributor(s):: Karin Bronkhorst

    This dissertation employs a case study research design and reviews literature from the field of animal assisted therapy (AAT) with an emphasis on equine facilitated psychotherapy (EFP), as a possible therapeutic alternative for treating inappropriate aggressive behaviour in a young boy. The...

  2. Evaluating the benefits of animal-assisted interventions in home care : an introduction to the use of an animal as an intervention with a geriatric client.

    Contributor(s):: Stern, Brandis L.

  3. Exploring the use of animal-assisted therapy in educational psychology

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    | Contributor(s):: Scholtz, Sune

    The purpose of this study was to explore the use of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Educational Psychology. An empirical study of limited extent was undertaken, which was qualitative by nature and conducted from an interpretivist paradigm. I made use of a therapeutic case, which served as an...

  4. The animal-human bond in the psychotherapy relationship: As a bridge towards enhanced relational capability

    | Contributor(s):: Joanne Marie Emmens

    This study reviews the use of the animal-human bond in the psychotherapy of clients who, as a result of early environmental failure have developmental deficits in their ability to form satisfying relationships, yet have been able to 'bridge' this gap by their attachment to an animal (or animal...

  5. Knowledge, attitudes, and opinions about human-wildlife conflicts held by community leaders in Virginia

    | Contributor(s):: Regina M. Elsner

    Using a mail survey, I questioned 490 representatives of local government (i.e., elected officials, administrative officials, animal control officers, and county Cooperative Extension agents) about their understanding of human-wildlife conflicts in their communities, and their receptivity to...