Integrating Animal-Assisted Therapy Into TF-CBT for Abused Youth With PTSD: A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Trial
Contributor(s):: Allen, B., Shenk, C. E., Dreschel, N. E., Wang, M., Bucher, A. M., Desir, M. P., Chen, M. J., Grabowski, S. R.
This clinical trial examined animal-assisted therapy (AAT) as an adjunct to Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for abused youth with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Youth between the ages of 6 and 17 (M = 11.79, SD = 3.08) were randomized to receive standard TF-CBT or...
Animal-assisted psychotherapy for developmental trauma through the lens of interpersonal neurobiology of trauma: Creating connection with self and others
Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, Nancy
Human–animal relationships and social work: Opportunities beyond the veterinary environment
| Contributor(s):: Arkow, Phil
A species-spanning approach that incorporates clients’ relationships with their companion animals into family genograms, schools of social work curricula, continuing education, interviews, assessments, and interventions offers increased career opportunities, professional and personal...
Help-Seeking Among Abused Women With Pets: Evidence From a Canadian Sample
| Contributor(s):: Barrett, B. J., Fitzgerald, A., Peirone, A., Stevenson, R., Cheung, C. H.
The Linkage of Animal Abuse with Interpersonal Violence: A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing?
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| Contributor(s):: Heather Piper
Assistance Animals in Foster Care
| Contributor(s):: Matthew W. Dietz
The Connection between Animal Abuse and Family Violence: A Selected Annotated Bibliography
| Contributor(s):: Sharon L. Nelson
This selected annotated bibliography assembles legal and social literature that examines the link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Drawing from an ever-growing body of written works dedicated to the issue, the bibliography presents the works that are most informative and useful to the...
Evaluating animal-assisted therapy in group treatment for child sexual abuse
| Contributor(s):: Dietz, Tracy J., Davis, Diana, Pennings, Jacquelyn
This study evaluates and compares the effectiveness of three group interventions on trauma symptoms for children who have been sexually abused. All of the groups followed the same treatment protocol, with two of them incorporating variations of animal-assisted therapy. A total of 153 children...
Equine-assisted psychotherapy: a mental health promotion/intervention modality for children who have experienced intra-family violence
| Contributor(s):: Schultz, Pamela N., Remick-Barlow, Ann, Robbins, Leslie
Equine-assisted therapy and its impact on cortisol levels of children and horses: a pilot study and meta-analysis
| Contributor(s):: Yorke, Jan, Nugent, William, Strand, Elizabeth B., Bolen, Rebecca M., New, John, Davis, Cindy
A preliminary study of group intervention along with basic canine training among traumatized teenagers: a 3-month longitudinal study
| Contributor(s):: Hamama, Liat, Hamama-Raz, Yaira, Dagan, Keren, Greenfeld, Hofit, Rubinstein, Chen, Ben-Ezra, Menachem
Influence of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) on the attachment representations of youth in residential care
| Contributor(s):: Balluerka, Nekane, Muela, Alexander, Amiano, Nora, Caldentey, Miquel A.
Effect of equine-facilitated psychotherapy on posttraumatic stress symptoms in youth with history of maltreatment and abuse [dissertation]
| Contributor(s):: McCullough, Leslie M.
Animal-assisted psychotherapy and equine-facilitated psychotherapy
| Contributor(s):: Brooks, Susan M.
Animal-assisted therapy for sexually abused children
| Contributor(s):: Reichert, Elisabeth, Bermel, Lindsey, Sori, Catherine Ford, Hecker, Lorna L., Bachenberg, Molli E.
| Contributor(s):: Reichert, Elisabeth, Bermel, Lindsey, Sori, Catherine Ford
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,...
Dream Power Therapy
DreamPower Therapy, Inc. is a non-profit organization working with physically and mentally challenged clients from age 3 to 80. Dream Power offers therapeutic, sport and recreational horseback riding in outdoor arenas as well as on our beautiful trails. Dream Power Therapy is a member of the...
Therapeion Therapeutic Riding Center
Therapeion was founded in 2007 to provide therapeutic riding services for persons with disabilities and youth facing difficult life challenges. Our pilot program was held in the summer of 2007 and from there we have grown to offering services March through October to approximately fifty riders...
An Environment for Empathy and Empowerment: An Interview with Carol Rathmann of Forget Me Not Farm
02 Aug 2016 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
Founder of Forget Me Not Farm Carol RathmannAfter spending over 20 years as a veterinary technician, Carol Rathmann began working with the Sonoma Humane Society and took an interest in the...