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Animal Assisted Therapy

Engaging in counseling and pursuing your wellness goals can sometimes feel overwhelming. Comfort and unconditional positive regard is just a few things Annie provides students who may benefit from experiencing her. She is especially helpful to students experiencing feeling down, anxious, and/or traumatized. Annie is scheduled through you speaking to your counselor about it.

 

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Animal Assisted Therapy improves your physical health:

    • Lowers blood pressure
    • Improves cardiovascular health
    • Helps reduce physical pain
    • Releases endorphins

 

Animal Assisted Therapy Improves your mental health:

    • Provides comfort
    • Increases socialization
    • Lowers anxiety
    • Lifts spirits
    • Reduces depression
    • Encourages communication
    • Increases socialization

 

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by Roman, Brandon last modified Apr 22, 2016 01:12 PM

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