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Spotlight on Service Animals: Seminar for Psychotherapists

February 23, 2022 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Join Psychotherapist Liane Wood (and her service dog Harley) for this informative seminar about service animals.

This seminar is designed for fellow psychotherapists to learn how to support psychotherapy clients who might benefit from working with a service animal.

During this seminar, participants will learn the differences between:

  • Guide Dogs
  • Therapy Animals
  • Emotional Support Animals
  • Service Animals

Participants will learn how to valuably support your clients in acquiring a service animal, and how to provide the appropriate clinical documentation with an expanded understanding of AODA regulation and how it pertains to service animals and their handlers.

What: Spotlight on Service Animals
When: February 23rd, 2022, 6:30-8:00 pm
Where: Virtual via Zoom, Zoom link provided on registration
Investment: $50.00 + HST



Meet the facilitator:

Liane Wood is a Registered Psychotherapist with a private practice in Belleville Ontario Canada. She is also a psychiatric service dog handler and has been involved with working around service animals and therapy animals for over 6 years. She has seen and experienced the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to these types of animals whether we’re talking about clients/patients trying to get support from their health practitioners when the practitioner may not have enough knowledge in this area, or trying to navigate the process of obtaining an animal which is often riddled with hurdles, to working with putting together the required documentation for public access that maximizes effectiveness without jeopardizing or compromising an individual’s private health information. She has specifically designed this seminar to help regulated health practitioners in Ontario Canada gain clarity, insight and competence around this complex and nuanced topic.



February 23, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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161 Front St.
Belleville, Ontario K8N 2Y6 Canada
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