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Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy

Theoretical Foundations and Guidelines for Practice

Since the first edition of Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy published, the field has changed considerably. The fourth edition of the Handbook highlights advances in the field, with 7 new chapters and over 50% new material. In reading this book, therapists will discover the benefits of incorporating animal assisted therapy into their practice, how to design and implement animal assisted interventions, and the efficacy of animal assisted therapy with different disorders and patient populations. Coverage includes the use of AAT with children, families, and the elderly, in counseling and psychotherapy settings, and for treating a variety of specific disorders.

Hardbound, 588 Pages

Published: August 2015

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-801292-5


  • SECTION IThe Animal-Human BondSECTION IIAnimal-Assisted TherapySECTION IIIBest Practices in Animal-Assisted TherapySECTION IVSpecial Topics and Concerns in Animal-Assisted Therapy


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