Therapist vs. Psychologist vs. Counselor

Do you know the difference between a therapist, a counselor, and a psychologist? Psychologists Have an advanced degree in psychology Provide therapy, research, or are professors at a university Are licensed by a state board at the…
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15 Reasons Animal Assisted Therapy Works

Animal assisted therapy can be more effective than traditional talk therapy because: 1) Animals can increase a person’s motivation and participation in therapy. A person who is resistant to coming into traditional therapy may be more…
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The Furry Therapist: How Dogs Aid Psychotherapy

Research and my personal observations show that a well-trained therapy dog often is a patient's best friend during counseling sessions. Brief interactions with therapy dogs can decrease production of the stress hormone epinephrine, reduce blood…