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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 Laredo, Heights, La Bota Ranch, Lago Del Mar Division, or even Plantation, 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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identify, challenge and replace negative core beliefs and thought patterns that are keeping you stuck with new, positive core beliefs and thought patterns. We also process any trauma through EMDR or Brainspotting therapy.


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identify, challenge and replace negative core beliefs and thought patterns that are keeping you stuck with new, positive core beliefs and thought patterns. We also process any trauma through EMDR or Brainspotting therapy.

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In our time together, you will experience me as professional, supportive, and empathetic.

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We will work together to address events or patterns that are distressing to you. Therapy doesn't have to be a chore. I like to present it as a safe and objective space to process thoughts and feelings.


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We will work together to address events or patterns that are distressing to you. Therapy doesn't have to be a chore. I like to present it as a safe and objective space to process thoughts and feelings.

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My approach to therapy is integrative, considering personality dynamics and the type of client concerns. Techniques I commonly use are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy and Solution- Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT).

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We will discuss your life as you experience it today, and determine areas for growth, and areas for enhanced self compassion. I will walk with you on your journey to self understanding, and meaning finding.


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We will discuss your life as you experience it today, and determine areas for growth, and areas for enhanced self compassion. I will walk with you on your journey to self understanding, and meaning finding.

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My approach is collaborative, I truly believe that people are inherently resilient and capable of growth and change. The ingredients for change need to be identified, these include support, and finding meaning and motivation.

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Together we will explore what you want to improve. I will help you develop positive, healthy approaches to your problems and help you learn to make better decisions when handling life stressors and relationships.


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Together we will explore what you want to improve. I will help you develop positive, healthy approaches to your problems and help you learn to make better decisions when handling life stressors and relationships.

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Gain insight into why you keep doing what you're doing, and why you can't stop. I can help you create changes that are real and lasting so you can face another day in a different way, leave crisis mode/survival behind, & begin thriving/flourishing.


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Gain insight into why you keep doing what you're doing, and why you can't stop. I can help you create changes that are real and lasting so you can face another day in a different way, leave crisis mode/survival behind, & begin thriving/flourishing.

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My approach is straightforward and down to earth. I go deep to the core of the issues and I waste no time. I use a multitude of methods and models that enable me to understand in depth your issues and dive right into action mode.

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