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Leslie Stewart

Idaho State University


At Idaho State University, I direct the Certificate Program in Animal Assisted Interventions in Counseling, offer AAIs in my clinical supervision, and incorporate AAIs in my teaching across the CACREP Core. I am the primary author of the American Counseling Association Competencies for Animal Assisted Therapy in Counseling while currently serving as a member of the Pet Partners Human-Animal Bond Advisory Board (HABAB). I have a background working with equines, rabbits, and dogs.

How I can mentor:

I am excited to mentor in the following HAI areas: Research, Animal assisted therapy, and Advanced education