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The benefits that animal companionship provides for your emotional and mental wellbeing are enormous. Animal-assisted therapies are a type of psychotherapy that incorporates animals into peoples mental health treatment plans. People worldwide rely on animals like dogs, cats, and even horses to help them cope with acute and chronic mental health challenges.

Wherever you are located in Alaska, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

How Can Animal-Assisted Therapy Help?

Animal-assisted therapy can help you in various ways, but here are some of the most common benefits:

  • Companionship to reduce feelings of loneliness.
  • Feeling less stressed, agitated, or anxious.
  • Self-awareness as you see animals reflect your emotional state.
  • Learning to set new boundaries.
  • Overcoming fear.
  • Developing trust.

Animal-assisted therapy can also help with physical health, offering such benefits as reduced perception of pain and improved cardiovascular health.

Interested in learning more about how animals improve our lives? Read more from licensed therapist Dr. Beverly Pedroche about the 5 lessons learned from her dog.

Experience the Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy

Deciding that you want to seek animal-assisted therapy is a gigantic step, and finding a quality therapist who specializes in animal-assisted therapy can prove to be challenging. Luckily, our team at Mental Health Match is here to help you find a qualified animal-assisted therapist in no time! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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My job as your therapist is to help you recognize the mental stumbling blocks keeping you from experiencing consistent and desired relief. I work with you as you rediscover the power you once welded without hesitation.

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I’m very person-centered. My goal is to ensure you feel heard and walk with you in your journey for mental health.

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Map out your story. Where you came from, where you are and where you want to go while learning the skills you need to face bumps along the way. We will forge a new path so that you can achieve peace and connection.

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My work focuses on relationships. Relationship with self, family and others. Most of our “wounds” come from broken attachment and dysfunctional dynamics. I’m a cycle breaker and together we can break your cycle of generational trauma.

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Whether as a therapist or as a mentor, I use a collaborative approach to help you find the solutions that work best for you in your life and practice. This process allows you to move as slow or as fast as you decide.


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Whether as a therapist or as a mentor, I use a collaborative approach to help you find the solutions that work best for you in your life and practice. This process allows you to move as slow or as fast as you decide.

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As an experienced licensed mental health therapist, I’ve had the privilege to work with many high-achieving and accomplished professionals to help them realize their goals to live a joyful and fulfilled life. I provide a safe therapeutic space.

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