A Powerful Approach or the Power of Horses: Is Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy an Effective Technique or the Natural Effect of Horses?
Contributor(s):: Jessica S. Iwachiw
The lives of humans and animals have been intertwined through time immemorial, and in many instances the relationship between humans and animals has been thought to be good for human well-being. As such, it is not surprising that treatments for a wide range of ailments, from physical to...
Social Worker Perceptions of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
Contributor(s):: Melanie Woolen
This research study examines factors that influence a social worker’s willingness to utilize animals in therapy, specifically equine assisted psychotherapy. Equine assisted psychotherapy is an experiential therapy involving horses for the treatment of mental 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...
The influence of the presence of a dog or cat on perceptions of a psychotherapist
Contributor(s):: Patricia Creary
This experimental study examined the effects of companion animal presence on perceptions of an observed psychotherapist. One hundred thirty-three adults (72.2% female; Mage = 38.05 years) participated in an online study which used randomly assigned visual vignettes to elicit responses to a...
Análisis comparativo de la gestión del programa de terapia asistida con canes del Centro Regional de Adiestramiento Canino de la Policía de Quito y propuesta para su fortalecimiento
Contributor(s):: Ana Karina Pisco Maldonado
Este trabajo quiere aportar con un análisis minucioso del programa de terapia asistida con canes del Centro Regional de Adiestramiento Canino de la Policía de Quito, así como establecer una propuesta de fortalecimiento de la gestión de la misma, con el fin de explotar...
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...
Efficacy of fifteen emerging interventions for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: a systematic review
Contributor(s):: Metcalf, Olivia, Varker, Tracey, Forbes, David, Phelps, Andrea J., Dell, Lisa, DiBattista, Ashley, Ralph, Naomi, O'Donnell, Meaghan L.
Introduction to working with animal assisted crisis response animal handler teams
Contributor(s):: Greenbaum, Susan D.
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
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.
Therapeutic value of equine-human bonding in recovery from trauma
Contributor(s):: Yorke, Jan, Adams, Cindy, Coady, Nick
Necessary components of a treatment protocol for childhood posttraumatic stress disorder using animal-assisted therapy as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral therapy [dissertation]
Contributor(s):: Beale, Leanne
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.
Playful pooches: Using canine interactions to enhance therapeutic outcomes for children and adolescents
Contributor(s):: VanFieet, Risë, Sori, Catherine Ford, Hecker, Lorna L., Bachenberg, Molli E.
Effectiveness of a social robot, 'Paro,' in a VA long-term care setting
Contributor(s):: Lane, Geoffrey W., Noronha, Delilah, Rivera, Alexandra, Craig, Kathy, Yee, Christina, Mills, Brent, Villanueva, Eimee
The transformative power of the dog: The growing use of canine assistants in therapeutic interventions and school settings
Contributor(s):: Finn-Stevenson, Matia
Narrative synthesis of equine‐assisted psychotherapy literature: Current knowledge and future research directions
| Contributor(s):: Lee, Ping‐Tzu, Dakin, Emily, McLure, Merinda
Equine‐assisted psychotherapy (EAP) is an innovative emerging approach to mental health treatment. This narrative synthesis explores the current state of knowledge and areas for future research in EAP. Specifically reviewed are qualitative and quantitative empirical studies, including both...
Effects of brief behavioural activation on approach and avoidance tendencies in acute depression: Preliminary findings
| Contributor(s):: Nasrin, Farjana, Rimes, Katharine, Reinecke, Andrea, Rinck, Mike, Barnhofer, Thorsten