Human-Animal Bond and EMDR

Including Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) and the Human-Animal Bond (HAB) with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) allows clients to tap into the innate instinct to connect to the natural world to support healing. Research shows that including an animal in the therapeutic room can quickly increase rapport and safety within the therapeutic alliance.

Learn more in this article from the Spring 2023 issue EMDR Therapy, Sexual Trauma & Intimate Partner Violence of Go With That Magazine™️ by Alison Leslie, LCSW, SEP.


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