Dog Therapy

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Dog therapy is an exciting way for young people to engage and connect with therapeutic supports. It creates opportunities to build skills in areas of relationship building, responsibilities and assists in the therapeutic relationship between young person and coach.

For more information on how we can work with your school, team or business, contact Get Real’s Head Office: (07) 3388 1207 |

We are NDIS ready, and your NDIS funding can be used with all of our programs.

More about the program

Offered in private one-on-one coaching with our fully qualified social worker.

Dog Therapy is another excellent way to engage and support young people who haven’t responded to traditional interventions. Having a dog join in therapeutic sessions assists in creating a comforting and non-judgemental environment. Dogs show unconditional love to young people who may have had negative therapeutic experiences in the past.

This program can be tailored to support many varying needs and ages, aiming to work to specific goals.

Dog therapy sessions support:

  • Increasing engagement in therapy
  • Reducing anxiety 
  • Stress management 
  • Social engagement 
  • Communication skills 
  • Relationship building 
  • Learning how to own, look after and be responsible for an animal