Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Counseling Center

Therapy Dogs

Research has shown that therapy animals can reduce anxiety, depression and stress. The ability of animals to be present with openness and responsiveness can increase socialization and alleviate loneliness. We've seen this happen first-hand through our therapy dogs program.

A few times a semester, certified therapy dogs from Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy visit us for a stress reduction event. Students can drop in anytime during the event and play with the dogs. Watch for the flyers for this semester's events!

Therapy Dog
Hillary, one of our therapy dogs.

 

 

To make an appointment with a counselor, click the link below and submit a request for services. 

Request For Services Form

If this is an emergency, please call 911 or 3911 on campus.

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