Information about dog training and canine behavior consulting services is listed under Services on this website. The information below is about training programs for professionals wishing to involve their dogs, horses, or other animals in play therapy work with children and families.



This section describes training programs and workshops for professionals who wish to learn about the involvement of dogs, horses, and other animals in play therapy (the use of Animal Assisted Play Therapy in counseling and psychotherapy with clients of all ages). Trainings are designed for mental health professionals who wish to use animals in their work, as well as for canine and equine professionals who wish to collaborate with mental health therapists and play therapists to provide Animal-Assisted Play Therapy.


Other Important Links:
  International Institute for AAPT Studies