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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 Oklahoma City, Bixby, Broken Arrow, Edmond, or even Forest Park, 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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Chantel Weeks
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It's time to take back your life. You deserve to put yourself first for once, to talk, to vent, to scream, to cuss, to realize all the things you DO have control over and how to make all those struggles worth it. We are going to find YOU again.


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It's time to take back your life. You deserve to put yourself first for once, to talk, to vent, to scream, to cuss, to realize all the things you DO have control over and how to make all those struggles worth it. We are going to find YOU again.

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I believe in empowering you to realize how amazing you are. I want you to know that you are worth it, that life is something you can have control over and that things WILL get better.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Empowering women
  • High anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Motherhood
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
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Rebecca Leslie
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Change your relationship with food. We will work together to develop a healthy relationship with food and your body.


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Together, we will:

Change your relationship with food. We will work together to develop a healthy relationship with food and your body.

Something to know about my approach is:

I tailor therapy to best fit your unique needs, goals, and strengths. I am trained in cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment, and interpersonal therapy. We will work together together to meet your therapy goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Binge Eating
  • Body Image
  • Eating Disorders
  • emotional eating
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Stress Eating
  • Weight Management
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Dr. Nichole Vincent
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Curate the mentally well-thy life you deserve! I will pinpoint what isn't working and disrupt the hell out of what might be keeping you from moving onward! Schedule a free consult and let's #tacoaboutit


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Curate the mentally well-thy life you deserve! I will pinpoint what isn't working and disrupt the hell out of what might be keeping you from moving onward! Schedule a free consult and let's #tacoaboutit

Something to know about my approach is:

I take great pride in not being a typical cookie-cutter therapist. I use humor in my sessions (and maybe a few cuss words) because I wholeheartedly believe that therapy is a place where one should be their true, authentic self!

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  • Depression
  • grief
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Life changes
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Elizabeth Marcum
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Successfully begin and/or continue the therapy experience to live on a mindful path. I would be honored to be even a small part of your journey/change. I look forward to meeting you!


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Successfully begin and/or continue the therapy experience to live on a mindful path. I would be honored to be even a small part of your journey/change. I look forward to meeting you!

Something to know about my approach is:

I will create a supportive, empathetic and non-judgmental environment. It can also be described as eclectic, as I like to draw from different modalities to meet my clients individual needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adoption Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavior Modification
  • Child Abuse
  • Chronic Mental Disorders
  • Conduct disorder
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fears and Phobias
  • grief
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Problems
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting Issues
  • Personality Disorders
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Claire Walker
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Identify goals and build healing, hope, peace and joy.


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Together, we will:

Identify goals and build healing, hope, peace and joy.

Something to know about my approach is:

I want to understand your experiences, sit together to explore specific areas of potential growth and work together to develop the best plan for moving toward a more healthy you. I provide empathic listening as well as feedback and direction.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Emotional regulation
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
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