Therapy Dog Talk

by Sherrie Rohde

A weekly interview series with Therapy Dog teams. Tune in to learn how different people find out about Therapy Dog work, select and train their dogs, and get involved in various volunteer organizations or mental health private practices. -- The Therapy Dog Talk podcast originates as an Instagram Live series on @therapydogtalk. Reach out if you would like to connect or be a future guest. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E54 - Dr. Taylor Chastain Griffin: A mental health professional standardizing AAI.

    S01 E54 - Dr. Taylor Chastain Griffin: A mental health professional standardizing AAI.

    Dr. Taylor Chastain Griffin saw a need for further research in Animal-Assisted Interventions and jumped right in.In this 54th episode of Therapy Dog Talk, I spoke with Dr. Taylor Chastain Griffin, about her experiences incorporati...

    22:27
  • S01 E53 - Dr. Colleen Dell: A human-animal bond researcher in Canada.

    S01 E53 - Dr. Colleen Dell: A human-animal bond researcher in Canada.

    Canadian researcher Dr. Colleen Dell has spent the last decade studying the human-animal bond alongside her animal partners.In this 53rd episode of Therapy Dog Talk, I spoke with Dr. Colleen Dell—a Canadian researcher at the Unive...

    29:58
  • S01 E52 - Kailey + Leo: A school counseling Therapy Dog team.

    S01 E52 - Kailey + Leo: A school counseling Therapy Dog team.

    School Counselor Kailey shares the impact that her Certified Therapy Dog Leo makes when she brings him to work with her.In this 52nd episode of Therapy Dog Talk, I spoke with Kailey, a School Counselor in the Kansas City, Missouri...

    19:54
  • S01 E51 - Jake + Echo: A LA County Fire Peer Support Therapy Dog team.

    S01 E51 - Jake + Echo: A LA County Fire Peer Support Therapy Dog team.

    Ending firefighter mental health stigma through the LA County Fire Peer Support Team with Jake Windell and Echo.In this 51st episode of Therapy Dog Talk, I spoke with Los Angeles County Firefighter Jake Windell about how he partne...

    18:23
  • S01 E50 - Maggie + Nicole: A team with 15 years of Therapy Dog stories.

    S01 E50 - Maggie + Nicole: A team with 15 years of Therapy Dog stories.

    Volunteering for nearly 15 years with her dog Maggie has CPDT-KA Nicole Ellis brimming with Therapy Dog stories to share.In this 50th episode of Therapy Dog Talk, I spoke with Nicole Ellis, a Los Angeles based Certified Profession...

    24:51