Doug, Registered Clinical Therapy Dog

Meet Doug, the newest addition to Revelation Counseling & Psychological Services.

Doug has joined our team in partnership with MSAR. MSAR has extensive background in the development of service dogs and specializes in PTSD service dogs and working dogs for military, first responders and civilians. They are dedicated to the principle of providing highly skilled and effective Certified Service Dogs.

Doug has participated in a comprehensive training program & loves everyone he comes into contact with. His training has equipped him to work with a variety of clients & conditions. He is certified with MSAR and the province of Alberta. Doug will continue to participate in ongoing training and certification.

Doug’s role in therapy can take many forms. Everything from helping to make therapy more comfortable, to alerting both the therapist and the client that the session is too intense. He can also be used to help teach specific skills such as confidence, communication, body language.

Client Groups :

  • ¬†All age groups (especially children)
  • Many psychiatric conditions including:
    • PTSD,
    • anxiety,
    • depression,
    • ADHD,
    • chronic pain,
    • phobias,
    • trauma
    • and many more

 How can Doug help ?? 

  • Mindfulness training
  • Alert to increased emotional dysregulation 
  • Deep pressure / tactile stimulation 
  • Improved response to pain management 
    • Social & emotional development 
  • Provide calm companionship to reduce stress

Availability & Location: 

Doug is currently able to join sessions in both Edmonton and Stony Plain offices.

Please let your therapist know if you would like Doug join your session !!!

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