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ISGC WELCOMES BABY BASSET HOUND. ELLIE MAKES DEBUT AS PSYCHOTHERAPY DOG! (in training)

 

By now, most of you have probably heard of Bob, our psychotherapy dog. He works with Stephen L. Braveman, LMFT, DST in his practice here at ISGC of Monterey.  We have found it to be of great benefit to our patients and to ourselves to have Bob greet and visit with our patients.

Now, we have Bob’s daughter, Ellie, also working with us in our office. She actually had made some people cry with delight, she is so adorable and loving.

Stephen and I have found Bob and Ellie to be theraputic and comforting to our patients. They come with us everywhere we go. Bob and Ellie are spreading love and joy throughout our community here in beautiful Monterey, CA.

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that Psychotherapists using service dogs as co-therapists can have many beneficial advantages both to the patient as well as the therapist? Service dogs reduce stress, increase resonance between patient and therapist and can help patients become more aware of emotional reactions and support resiliency. Many patients while petting or loving a dog… Continue Reading

ELLIE JACK JOINS ISGC AS NEWEST SERVICE DOG!

ISGC AND STEPHEN AND WANDA BRAVEMAN WELCOME BOB’S DAUGHTER, ELLIE JACK AS THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE ISGC FAMILY.     ELLIE JOINS ISGC JULY 26TH AS THEIR YOUNGEST SERVICE DOG IN TRAINING. STEPHEN USES SERVICE DOG’S IN OUR PSYCHOTHERAPY PRACTICE. “THE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT AND LOVE THESE DOGS OFFER TO OUR PATIENTS IS HEARTWARMING.” STEPHEN… Continue Reading

ISGC INTRODUCES, SPIRITUAL MEDIUM, CINDY GILMAN

CINDY GILMAN SPIRITUAL MEDIUM, HOLISTIC ENERGY PRACTITIONER Certified Holistic and Hypnosis Counselor OFFICE 401.885.4115     ISGC of Monterey is proud to introduce CINDY GILMAN, CHC as an off-site collaborator. I was encouraged to contact Cindy Gilman after my former husband passed away with Early On-set Alzheimer’s. I was told that she may be able… Continue Reading

BOB BRAVEMAN TO BE A FATHER !!!!!

  BOB BRAVEMAN IS GOING TO BE A FATHER!!!!   Bob has hooked up with his girlfriend DAISY and she will deliver their litter of BASSET HOUND PUPPIES on or about May 31st, here in Monterey. DAISY is as sweet as they come and coupled with BOB we expect, beautiful, loving, sweet tempered puppies. We… Continue Reading

ISGC of Monterey, February Monthly Newsletter

FEBRUARY MONTHLY NEWSLETTER!  HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! ESPECIALLY FOR WOMEN,  Wednesday, February 8,2017 7pm to 9pm This is an ISGC all inclusive, exclusive, monthly group, Especially for Women of all ages and all walks of life, however you see your gender journey. Come alone or bring a friend, this group is for you! February is Valentine’s… Continue Reading