The Psych Professionals is proud to be providers of animal assisted therapy (AAT), with professionally trained and assessed therapy dogs and their highly qualified and specially trained owners.
AAT is a modality of therapy where an animal assists in the therapeutic process to help a client, (or group of clients), to reach a their therapy goals. These are called Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI), which can be used to assist in the treatment of many mental health issues, including but not limited to:
- Anxiety (Generalised, Separation & Social Anxiety)
- Behaviour Disorders (ODD & ADHD)
- Anger Management
- Assertiveness Training
- Social Skills & Empathy Training
- Emotion Regulation