“Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Foundations and Guidelines for Animal-Assisted Interventions” (9780128012925)

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Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Foundations and Guidelines for Animal-Assisted Interventions
Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Foundations and Guidelines for Animal-Assisted Interventions
Fine, Aubrey H.
Aubrey
Fine
Academic Press
Elsevier S & T
4

9780128014363
9780128012925

SKU: 9780128014363 Categories: ,

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<i> <p>Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Foundations and Guidelines for Animal-Assisted Interventions, Fourth Edition, </i>continues the excellence of the previous editions, and is updated to address the many changes that have occurred between editions. </p> <p>The book highlights advances in the field, with seven new chapters and a wealth of new material. Therapists will discover the benefits of incorporating animal-assisted therapy (AAT) into their practices, how to design and implement animal-assisted interventions, and the efficacy of AAT with different disorders and patient populations. </p> <p>Coverage includes the use of AAT with children, families, and the elderly, AAT in counseling and psychotherapy settings, and its use for treating a variety of specific disorders.</p><br><br><ul><li>Contains 50% new material, including substantial updates and seven new chapters</li><li>Includes guidelines and best practices for using animals as therapeutic companions</li><li>Addresses specific types of patients and environmental situations</li><li>Includes AAT working with cats, dogs, birds, and horses</li><li>Discusses the “why” to use animals in therapy as well as the “how”</li><li>Covers the use of animal-assisted therapy to treat different disorders</li></ul>

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