The Appetite Episode #53:

Meet Zoe: Pet Therapy at Opal

An Opal: Food+Body Wisdom Podcast


Pet Therapy


If you’ve had a pet at some point in your life, you may be aware of the inherently therapeutic presence of that animal in your life. But what happens when a pet spends most of their days in an eating disorder clinic? Zoe, Opal’s pet therapy dog, joins her owner (and Opal Co-Founder and Executive Director) Dr. Lexi Giblin, PhD, CEDS and host Carter Umhau, LMHC to showcase the amazing empathy and support she offers as pet therapy to those needing support and soothing. 


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