Why Israel? A unique direction in the development of the definition and practice of animal-assisted psychotherapy [Issues]
Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, N., Bar-On, S.
Trauma-focused Equine-assisted Psychotherapy Effects on Child and Adolescent Functioning Scale Scores Following Six Months of Treatment
Contributor(s):: Amanda Katherine Kruger
Trauma, such as severe neglect or abuse, incurred during critical developmental periods, such as childhood and adolescence, may create negative and pervasive effects in behavior and emotion. Previous scholarship has demonstrated that animals can provide therapeutic benefits for trauma victims,...
"Many Secrets Are Told Around Horses:" An Ethnographic Study of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy
Contributor(s):: Jennifer Van Tiem
This dissertation presents an ethnography of equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP) based on nine months of fieldwork at "Equine Healers," a non-profit organization in central Colorado that specialized in various therapeutic modalities associated with EAP. In bridging scholarly work around...
Art therapy with children in grief and loss groups
Contributor(s):: Rozum, Aimee Loth, Malchiodi, Cathy A.
Grounded strategies that improve self-efficacy
Contributor(s):: Looman, Mary, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
Contributor(s):: Goodwin-Bond, Deborah, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
Using equine assisted counseling with psychotherapists in a group setting
Contributor(s):: Weston-Thompson, Judy, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy as a Creative Relational Approach to Treating Clients With Eating Disorders
Contributor(s):: Lac, Veronica, Marble, Erin, Boie, Ioana
New Age or Old Sage? A review of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
Contributor(s):: Frewin, K., Gardiner, B.
Über die Behandlung von Angstsörungen mit dem Psychotherapeutischen Reiten: Langzeitbeobachtungen und Ergebnisse einer experimentellen Studie aus dem Bezirkskrankenhaus Haar
Contributor(s):: Scheidhacker, M., Friedrich, D., Bender, W.
'Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been?' An account of intensive psychotherapy with a seven-year-old boy in a special school
Contributor(s):: Robertson, Kate
This paper gives an account of the developments in the intensive psychotherapy of a seven-year-old boy with global development delay. It also describes the adaptations to technique and the changes in the setting that were required to support the work, which was undertaken in a special school. The...
Clinical commentary by Belinda Blecher and Andrea Obholzer, child and adolescent psychotherapists working in Sydney, Australia
Contributor(s):: Blecher, Belinda, Obholzer, Andrea
The waiting room position of mother alongside Grace is reminiscent of how mothers with babies in special care units are often sitting alongside, not quite present in the relationship. The development of the play with the cat taking charge seems important in that Grace is attempting to master a...
Contributor(s):: Rhode, Maria
Finn is a fostered boy aged eight, seen three times a week for psychotherapy. He and an older sibling were removed from his parents when Finn was aged five, and placed with the current foster carers. The placement has periodically been jeopardised by his chaotic and destructive behavior, which...
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...
One-to-one therapeutic recreation activities for the bed and/or room bound
Contributor(s):: Forsythe, Emma
Describes several types of therapeutic activities that can be utilized by the recreation professional when planning programs for the isolated nursing home resident. Four components of milieu therapy are discussed: reality orientation, sensory stimulation, remotivation therapy, and...
Talking horses: Equine psychotherapy and intersubjectivity
Contributor(s):: Siporin, Sheldon
Drawing on the play Equus, this article discusses equine psychotherapy and intersubjectivity. In the play a teenage boy displays a pathological fascination with horses. A psychiatrist is consulted, and discovers that the horse embodies powerful religious and sexual signification for the boy,...
The Influence of a Companion Animal's Presence on Aspects of the Therapeutic Alliance
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Contributor(s):: Kara M. Goldmann
Animal assisted therapy: Attitudes of mental health practitioners
Contributor(s):: Petrisca, Elizabeth
Exploring multicultural considerations in Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy
Contributor(s):: Cohen, Rebecca A.
Practices of therapists using equine facilitated/assisted psychotherapy in the treatment of adolescents diagnosed with depression: A qualitative study
Contributor(s):: Frame, Deborah L.