Books We Found Useful
Parish-Plass, N., (Ed) (2013). Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy. Theory, Issues, and Practice. Indiana, Purdue University Press.
Fine, A. (Ed) (2015). Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy. Foundations and Guidelines for Animal-Assisted Interventions. 4e United Kingdom, Academic Press.
Chandler, N., (2012). Animal-Assisted Therapy in Counselling. 2e. New York, Routledge.
Julius, H., Beets, A., Kotrschal, K., Turner, D., & Uvnas-Moberg, K., (2013). Attachment to Pets. An Integrative View of Human-Animal Relationships with Implications for Therapeutic Practice. USA, Hogrefe.
Pichot, T., (2012). Animal-Assisted Brief Therapy. A Solution-Focused Approach. 2e New York, Routledge
Of interest to Occupational Therapists may be the books published by Melissa Winkle, and available at her website – www.dogwoodtherapy.com
Papers related to Lead the Way’s work
Incorporating Animal-Assisted Therapy in mental health treatments for adolescents: A systematic review of Canine-Assisted Psychotherapy (2018) Poster presented at the ISAZ Conference, Sydney, July 2018
Animal-Assisted Interventions for Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioural Problems. A Review of Selected Literature – AAT Literature Review by Naomi Adams
Animal-Assisted Interventions for Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioural Problems (Research Report) – AAT Research Report by Naomi Adams
Mental Health and Wellbeing in Young People. Prevention of Anxiety, Depression & Substance Abuse – Mental Health & Wellbeing in Young People
Animal-Assisted Intervention (AAI) & Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) research organisations
Lead The Way Australia is a proud member of the International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organisations (IAHAIO)