Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) is a type of therapy that involves animals as a form of treatment.
AAT is designed to improve a patient’s social, emotional, and/or cognitive functioning. AAT is provided in a variety of settings and may be group or individual in nature.
For more information go to:
Pet Partners: https://petpartners.org/
American Humane Association: https://www.americanhumane.org/publication/therapy-animals-supporting-kids-task-program-manual/
TO FIND PROVIDERS IN CONNECTICUT’S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:
Search by service name: Pet Assisted Therapy
SOURCE: Connecticut Humane Society
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: October2023