Reclaiming boundaries through equine assisted counseling
Contributor(s):: Coleman, Vallerie E., Trotter, Kay Sudekum
Contributor(s):: Goodwin-Bond, Deborah, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
The magic room
Contributor(s):: Nussen, Joy, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
The Tellington Method™: A technique for equine assisted counseling
Contributor(s):: Welsch, Tanya, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
The use of mythological themes to elicit socially appropriate behavioral skills
Contributor(s):: Stanton, Deirdre, McKissock, Blair, Dailey, Robert, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
Therapeutic trail riding for children and adults with ADHD and anxiety disorders
Contributor(s):: Weston-Thompson, Judy, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
Tribal best practices: A Native American horsemanship program for Indian youth
Contributor(s):: Spence, John, Vandiver, Vikki L.
Using equine assisted counseling with psychotherapists in a group setting
Empowering Abused Women Through Equine Assisted Career Therapy
Contributor(s):: Froeschle, Janet
New Age or Old Sage? A review of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
Contributor(s):: Frewin, K., Gardiner, B.
Grief and bereavement issues and the loss of a companion animal: People living with a companion animal, owners of livestock, and animal support workers
Contributor(s):: Chur-Hansen, Anna
Companion animals play various roles in people’s lives and these roles can impact on loss, grief, bereavement and mourning when the animal has been lost, whether that is through death, when missing, or when relinquished. This paper considers not only companion animal owners, but also those who...
Grief and horses: Putting the pieces together
Contributor(s):: Symington, Ashley
The effectiveness of grief counseling may be enhanced through the utilization of equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP). An experiential, solution-focused, and natural approach, EAP provides clients with the opportunity to discover solutions to challenges that exist within themselves. Counselors and...
Saying goodbye: pet loss and its implications
Contributor(s):: Duffey, Thelma
Pets can be loyal, loving, and entertaining members of a family. Their deaths are generally experienced as painful losses by the people who love them, even though the grief experience is often culturally disenfranchised. In this manuscript, the authors discuss the role that pets can play in a...
Owners and pets exercising together: canine response to veterinarian-prescribed physical activity
Contributor(s):: Byers, C. G., Wilson, C. C., Stephens, M. B., Goodie, J. L., Netting, F. E., Olsen, C. H.
Using a prospective, randomized, single-blinded clinical design, we enrolled dog owners (DOs) and their dogs presenting to a veterinary referral hospital in a two-phase trial to determine whether veterinarian-initiated counseling increases physical activity and leads to secondary health benefits...
Pet loss and disenfranchised grief: Implications for mental health counseling practice
Contributor(s):: Cordaro, Millie
Effects of preadoption counseling on the prevention of separation anxiety in newly adopted shelter dogs
Contributor(s):: Herron, M. E., Lord, L. K., Husseini, S. E.
Separation anxiety is one of the more prevalent and difficult to treat behavior problems in dogs. The associated behaviors can be undesirable to dog owners and damage the human animal bond, leading to relinquishment or return to an animal shelter. Due to the high prevalence of separation related...
Obtaining a pet: realistic expectations
Contributor(s):: Marder, A., Duxbury, M. M.
Millions of dog-human relationships fail each year - some from simple and preventable mismatches. False or unrealistic expectations of a dog's behaviour are a common reason for failed human-animal bonds. Veterinarians can reduce the incidence of false expectations and thereby increase the...
Therapeutic Dog Services Incorporated
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A therapeutic dog therapy company in South Australia, Therapeutic Dog Services promotes human health and well being with animal assistance and conducting educational and training programs. Their goal is to provide quality, innovative and inclusive services to enable people with acute...
Pet Loss Support
We are a group of Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine students who have been trained in grief counseling by a licensed therapist.