The Pet Payoff

Oh the many benefits of furry friends. Are you depressed, overweight, anxious? Get a dog. Besides, Fido will love you.

Animal Behavior

Pets are among life's greatest joys; they can also be our greatest teachers.  The study of animal behavior is a cornerstone of experimental psychology, shedding light on complex human emotions. Pets also have a unique therapaeutic hold over humans, especially people who are socially isolated or who are coping with a diagnosis on the autism spectrum.

Integrative Medicine

Integrative or complementary medicine combines the best of standard medical treatment with holistic approaches, including dietary changes, supplements, acupuncture, and a focus on how one's mood and outlook impact physical well-being. Visit our Alternative Health Center for more information.

Depression

Some 15 million Americans struggle with depression—an illness that comes in many forms—from major depression and seasonal affective disorder, to dysthymia and <a href="http://www.psychologytoday.com/conditions/bipolar-disorder"

Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stressful situations. But in some cases, it becomes excessive and can cause sufferers to dread everyday situations.