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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...
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...
Animal assisted therapy: a look at the benefits of integrating therapy dogs into the treatment of adult women suffering from sexual assault related PTSD
Contributor(s):: Megan House
Based on the statistical evidence listed above, the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (2014) suggests sexual assault is becoming an epidemic in the United States. In regard to the statistical evidence, Bates (2014) believes that sexual trauma is better resolved with the aid of counseling or...
Animal Assisted Therapy and its benefitsTerapia Assistida por Animais e seus beneficios
Contributor(s):: Nogueira, M. T. D., Nobre, M. O.
The present thesis was based on a theoretical study and aimed to elucidate in the specialized literature; a brief historical of Animal Assisted Therapy, as well as its benefits. It was found that many countries recognize as a scientific therapeutic method, including the agency that regulates...
DOD human-animal bond principles and guidelines
An investigation of a brief life satisfaction scale with elementary school children
Contributor(s):: Seligson, Julie Lauren
Boys of divorce and their dogs: The role of the pet dog in helping to manage some gender role conflict issues
Contributor(s):: Mueller, Scott Alan
The effect of human-animal bonding on quality of life
Contributor(s):: Hanson, Johanna Barham
Pet-facilitated psychotherapy: A theoretical explanation via attention shifts
Contributor(s):: Brickel, Clark M.
Animal behavior: the animal's side of the bond
Contributor(s):: Dunbar, Ian, Arkow, Phil
Community outreach: promoting the bond
Contributor(s):: Medernach, Ray, Arkow, Phil
Companion animals for the blind
Contributor(s):: Bassing, Jennifer, Arkow, Phil
Companion animals for the elderly
Contributor(s):: Lago, Dan, Knight, Barbara, Arkow, Phil
Companion animals for the handicapped
Contributor(s):: Bergin, Bonita M., Arkow, Phil
Companion animals in institutions
Contributor(s):: Lee, Dave, Arkow, Phil
Companion animals on the farm
Contributor(s):: Diesch, Stanley L., Arkow, Phil
Contemporary perspectives on pets and people
Contributor(s):: Walshaw, Sally O., Arkow, Phil
Historical prespectives of human values for animals and vulnerable people
Contributor(s):: Bensel, Robert W. ten, Arkow, Phil
Motivating others; expending the possibilities
Contributor(s):: Browning, Carol, Arkow, Phil