Canis Therapy Workshop in Kazakhstan: Dog as a Friend and as a Doctor



This article presents information about the workshop on canis therapy which was held in Kazakhstan. Has given a general characteristic of a method, its features, and requirements to a psychologist, canine and a dog. The history of the Canis therapy use in Ust-Kamenogorsk has denoted. The publication contains photos from the workshop, including a master class

General Information

Keywords: canis therapy, disabled children, golden Retriever, psychologist, canine

Journal rubric: Chronicle

Article type: report about the event

For citation: Grizunova G., Zvereva N.V., Kozlovskaya L. Canis Therapy Workshop in Kazakhstan: Dog as a Friend and as a Doctor [Elektronnyi resurs]. Klinicheskaia i spetsial'naia psikhologiia = Clinical Psychology and Special Education, 2014. Vol. 3, no. 3 (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

Information About the Authors

G. Grizunova, PhD in Psychology, D. Serikbayev East Kazakhstan state technical university, Russia, e-mail:

Natalya V. Zvereva, PhD in Psychology, Professor of the Faculty of Clinical and Special Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Leading Researcher, Mental Health Research Center, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

L. Kozlovskaya, Generalny Directo, Consulting and training company Equiter, Kazakhstan



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