Is Pet Therapy an Evidence-Based Practice?


    “Evidence-based practices” is a term you hear a lot in the recovery and treatment world. When you are looking at a treatment center, deciding if you want to pursue treatment there, you’ll see statements about using “evidence-based practices”, which are supposed to woo you. Here’s a couple of things evidence-based practices are not. Evidence-based practices are not guarantees …

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Can Pets Help with Recovering from Addiction?

                Pets Can’t Talk This may seem silly but it has a lot of impact. Words can hurt. Hearing the wrong words can be discouraging. Hearing the right words can be overwhelming. Pets don’t have the ability to use words and twist language into ways which can be painful. Instead, they communicated in …

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