The Benefits of Therapy Dogs for Health & Wellness

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Join us for an interesting presentation on how One’s Best Friend can be therapeutic. Dr. Casey, Founder and Director of Barrington Behavioral Health & Wellness, will be discussing how therapy dogs are beneficial for our psychological & social well-being. She will cover what the differences are between therapy, service, and emotional support dogs. The licensing requirements and training needed to qualify as a therapy dog will also be discussed.

All are invited! Please join us! Please RSVP to or call 847-462-0885. Webinar access information will be awarded to IL nurses, social workers, and professional counselors. There is no fee for community members. For those needing CE credit, there is a $5 fee.