Animal Assisted Therapy
Since time immemorial, human beings have shared a unique bonds with various animals. However, it is only recently that healthcare professionals have begun to realize what animal caregivers and everyday pet owners have known for years: that pets can have a therapeutic and calming effect on the human psyche.
From petting a puppy to, going for a swim with a dolphin, engaging in play activities with a dog to riding a horse, all these different activities involving animals can aid us in achieving psychological well-being.
includes animals such as dogs, cats, pigs, horses
and birds, into a plan of treatment. Read more
animal assisted therapy?
such as an increased attention span, an increase in self-confidence,
transferable skills of empathy, and a better sense of well being. Read more
therapy and who should it
be done from?
work done by a licensed psychotherapist, social worker, or another mental health–care
provider. Our database also has information on animal assisted therapy centres and
therapists, which have been sorted by country, state, and city. Read more
with my child?
closely with the animal assisted therapist to
find methods that work well for your children. Read more