Animal-assisted psychotherapy: Theory, issues, and practice
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| Contributor(s):: Nancy Parish-Plass, Dror Oren, Rachel Ben David, Sigal Zilcha-Mano, Hadas Ish-Lev, Roni Amit, Efrat Maayan, Keren Bachi, Sari Bar-On, Anna Shapiro, Anat Gendelman, Elana Lakh, Shira Hellman, Sarit Lev-Bendov, Inbar Barel, Orit Harel
The integration of animals into the therapy setting by psychotherapists has been a growing trend. Psychological problems treated include emotional and behavioral problems, attachment issues, trauma, and developmental disorders. An influential 1970s survey suggests that over 20 percent of...