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Paint Your Pet Party

Paint Your Pet Party

Join us for a fun night of painting a portrait of your pet. Wednesday, April 24th at 5:30 at Westbrook Lobster House in Wallingford, $50 donation includes a drawn picture of your pet, submitted to kate@soul-friends.org at least one week prior to the event. Food and drink are available for purchase. Special thanks to Paint…

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Soul Friends : Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Connecticut

We have worked with 5 local therapy dog organizations to try to pull together a master list to share support and care in Newtown , as well as across CT. This has been an effort to address our state’s own needs in a future crisis, by training crisis response therapy dogs.  We can work together…

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Equine Assisted Psychotherapy Group : Horses Inspire

Soul Friends, Inc, Horses Inspire program will begin its Fall semester on September 19th at Hunter’s Glen. Our 6 session group program of groundwork with our equine partners has demonstrated an increased sense of hopefulness in girl’s living with loss, trauma and social emotional challenges. For more information, please email kate@soul-friends.org or call 203-679-0849  

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Presentation at Boston Children’s Hospital

Last Saturday about 35 AAI practitioners from New England gathered at Boston Children’s Hospital for a networking meeting.  Presentations from Tufts, Beth Israel, Soul Friends and Wheeler Clinic explored issues like therapy animal screening, policy issues and outcome measures.  Our work at Soul Friends, Inc was well received.

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