Pet in the therapy room: An attachment perspective on Animal-Assisted Therapy

@article{ZilchaMano2011PetIT,
  title={Pet in the therapy room: An attachment perspective on Animal-Assisted Therapy},
  author={Sigal Zilcha-Mano and Mario Mikulincer and Phillip R. Shaver},
  journal={Attachment \& Human Development},
  year={2011},
  volume={13},
  pages={541 - 561}
}
John Bowlby's (1973, 1980, 1982) attachment theory is one of the most influential theories in personality and developmental psychology and provides insights into adjustment and psychopathology across the lifespan. The theory is also helpful in defining the target of change in psychotherapy, understanding the processes by which change occurs, and conceptualizing cases and planning treatment (Daniel, 2006; Obegi & Berant, 2008; Sable, 2004; Wallin, 2007). Here, we propose a model of Animal… 
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