How Hudson Helped Heal
I want to tell you about my dog, Hudson.
For over two decades I have been a psychotherapist sitting and listening to people who have all kinds of behavioral health concerns such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, eating disorders, and many more. I have used all types of treatment modalities including psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), family therapy, couples therapy and solution-focused therapy. In all these wonderful years of being in this helping profession, one of the quickest and most effective treatments I had the fortune of seeing was with Hudson—my golden retriever who worked with me for seven out of his ten short years as a canine therapy dog. [Read more…]