Therapy Dog

RTE Psychology are thrilled to be able to offer therapy dog support to schools and individual students.

Kiwi is a fully trained and insured therapy dog, available to visit schools alongside her owner and trainer, Dr Sophie Roberts, educational psychologist.

Therapy Dog Kiwi
Kiwi can provide a range of support to schools, working alongside the psychologist to. This support includes, but is not limited to:
  • Providing emotional support for children or young people who may be anxious to meet with the psychologist
  • Accompanying a child or young person who has been struggling to attend school in their journey to school
  • Providing a playful respite opportunity for children or young people who may be feeling stressed or anxious about upcoming exams
  • Supporting a child or young person who has experienced bereavement.

Prior to any work with Kiwi, a full risk assessment will be completed, and a Memorandum of Understanding is provided to the school.

Copies of insurance documents and therapy dog training completion certificates can also be provided upon request.

For further information, please contact:

Therapy Dog Training UK