teen on couch talking with a counselor about experiential therapy techniques

Emerging Experiential Therapy Techniques

Among the different types of therapy that are used by treatment providers, experiential therapy is undeniably one of the most unique and intriguing. Experiential therapy techniques help clients immerse themselves in therapy through different experiences. These planned experiences are designed in a way to help participants open up to themselves and others, as well as…

teen and dog in animal-assisted therapy

An Overview of Animal-Assisted Therapy

For decades, scientists have been researching animal-assisted therapy in relation to behavioral problems, autism-spectrum symptoms, emotional well-being, and medical difficulties for people of all ages. These studies conclusively show that this therapeutic modality has massive benefits when used as an additive to established interventions, like CBT, family therapy, and recreational therapy. At Ascend, we use…