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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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.

  8. Introduction to working with animal assisted crisis response animal handler teams

    Contributor(s):: Greenbaum, Susan D.

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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.

  12. Therapeutic value of equine-human bonding in recovery from trauma

    Contributor(s):: Yorke, Jan, Adams, Cindy, Coady, Nick

  13. 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

  14. Animal-assisted psychotherapy and equine-facilitated psychotherapy

    Contributor(s):: Brooks, Susan M.

  15. Animal-assisted therapy for sexually abused children

    Contributor(s):: Reichert, Elisabeth, Bermel, Lindsey, Sori, Catherine Ford, Hecker, Lorna L., Bachenberg, Molli E.

  16. 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.

  17. 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

  18. The transformative power of the dog: The growing use of canine assistants in therapeutic interventions and school settings

    Contributor(s):: Finn-Stevenson, Matia

  19. Narrative synthesis of equine‐assisted psychotherapy literature: Current knowledge and future research directions

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    | 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...

  20. 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