Dedicated to the enhancement of animal assisted therapy.

​Services

PTDC is dedicated to meeting and exceeding our clients' needs and expectations. To that end, we offer the following services:​​

  • 2-Day Educational Workshops
    Are you a mental health professional interested in bringing animal-assisted therapy (AAT) to your workplace? Join us! Through roleplays, videos, group discussions, and lectures, participants can expect to learn more about how to best implement AAT in their unique workplace. Topics include, but are not limited to: history of AAT, site assessments, AAT interventions for all sorts of different populations and needs, how to keep your dog safe and happy doing this work, ethics, treatment planning, evaluation, and much more. Once participants go through this training, they have the option of to test with us and join the PTDC family as a registered dog-handler team! Register now ->

  • Consultation & Supervision
    Because AAT is an emerging field, we recognize that folks might need some additional support to ensure the success of their AAT practice. PTDC is happy to provide consultation and supervision around numerous topics, including conducting site assessments to determine the feasibility of AAT in your workplace, how to work with organizational leadership, working with difficult cases, behavioral hiccups, choosing a therapy dog, and much more. We are here for you! Got questions?->

  • Pre-screen Interview and Handling Skills Test.
    For folks who are not interested in attending our educational workshop and just want to see their skills in action as a handler-dog team, this is a good option for you.              Learn more->