A Therapy Dog Can Be Your Relationship’s Best Friend

//A Therapy Dog Can Be Your Relationship’s Best Friend

As dog lovers, we’re well aware of how dogs enrich our lives, making us happier and healthier overall. Aside from providing us with companionship and entertainment, did you know that dogs are also a natural couple therapist? ollie Discover how a four legged therapist can also help you and your marriage with The Couples Expert, Stuart Fensterheim, LCSW.

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • What Ollie and other dogs in a clinical psychotherapy setting has to offer in counseling couples in keeping loving relationships
  • The difference between animal assistant therapy and emotional support animal
  • How cuddle hormones helps you and your partner
  • Three classifications of dogs:  service dogs, emotional support dogs and animal-assisted therapy dogs
  • Why a therapy dog needs training and where to get the training
  • How a dog can be part of a treatment plan in counseling overcoming emotional and marital issues

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