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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.

Whether you are located in downtown Glendale, Camelback Village Estates, Frier Drive Association, Glendale Sub Amended, or even Historic Thunderbird Estates, 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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work to address trauma in your background: childhood, medical, extended grief, relationships. Psychological injury can manifest as depression, anxiety, dissociation, physical ailments. We heal the wounds and build resources.

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I utilize CBT and MBCT to manage depression and anxiety symptoms. I am also a certified EMDR therapist, which I use to treat both emotional and cognitive negatives . I am client centered, meaning you set the pace and direction of treatment.

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Identify the thoughts, emotions and behaviors that keep you from living your fullest. Together we implement evidence based approaches based on the goals and uniqueness of you.

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Each individual is unique and I understand that. Together we embrace your challenges and seek the best ways to move toward a healthier and happier version of you. I am trained in a wide variety of theoretical models and intervention techniques.

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We are an active part of your treatment. We focus on helping people find stability, life satisfaction and self-love. To do this effectively, means we offer insights and feedback, encourage you to dig deeper and challenge you.

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Our vision is to work with the WHOLE person- mentally, emotionally, spiritually & physically. One person cannot do this all, which is why Free Spirit teamed up with other practitioners who specialize in these specific areas of healing.

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If someone decides we are a good fit they will be able to discuss areas such as emotional health, life transition, trauma, self-esteem, anxiety, depression and relationships. Someone will be able to work on being their authentic self.

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I love going on the journey with individuals and supporting them to heal their wounds and find their strengths. Being human is a mind, body and spiritual journey. Individuals will learn how to connect with their selves and their emotions.

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Work together to help you make the best self while implementing the life skills horses give us while bringing in the healing methods that of EMDR, IFS., psychodrama, and other proven therapeutic modalities


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Work together to help you make the best self while implementing the life skills horses give us while bringing in the healing methods that of EMDR, IFS., psychodrama, and other proven therapeutic modalities

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My main focus is to help you have success individually and with the added benefits of the horse, using Trama based therapy models promotes courage, self-esteem, empowerment, relational awareness and connections to reach your individual goals.

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  • Attachment Disorders
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  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
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