"The connection just happens": Therapists' perspectives of canine-assisted occupational therapy for children on the autism spectrum
Contributor(s):: Hill, J. R., Ziviani, J., Driscoll, C.
Psychological Mechanisms Predicting Wellbeing in Pet Owners: Rogers’ Core Conditions versus Bowlby’s Attachment
Contributor(s):: Teo, Jillian Terese, Thomas, Susan J.
While pet ownership may confer physical and psychological health benefits, existing research presents inconsistent findings, and the psychological mechanisms through which health benefits might be conferred are unknown. Exploring human–pet relationships from the perspectives of Bowlby’s...
Using Interpersonal Process Recall (IPR) to Examine the Effects of Equine Assisted Activities on the Personal and Professional Development of Student Therapists
Contributor(s):: Dianna Isabel Giraldez
The Introduction to Equine Assisted Family Therapy course offered at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) provides Master’s and Doctoral level student therapists the opportunity to learn how to conduct an equine session and how to utilize horses as part of the therapeutic process. Students...
Counselor Empathic Responding in the Presence of a Therapy Dog
Contributor(s):: Erin Perry
This study examined the difference between counselor empathic responding with and without a therapy dog in their counseling sessions was examined in a within-subjects design. Counseling consisted of animal-assisted therapy, play therapy, and other psychotherapeutic activities with elementary aged...
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Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits
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Animal-Assisted Interventions: Integrate Animals to Enhance Treatment in Clinical Practice
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Animal-Assisted Interventions: Incorporating Animals in Therapeutic Goals & Treatment
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