By Freya Green on December 10, 2021
Photos taken by Adam Lauzé and Darren Hull. UBC’s President Dr. Santa Ono recognized B.A.R.K’s Director Dr. John-Tyler Binfet and Coordinator Freya Green as unsung heroes in this week’s community update! Dr. Ono provided an overview of the B.A.R.K. program and recognized the contribution of Dr. Binfet, Freya, and the B.A.R.K. volunteers during stressful times on […]
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By Freya Green on November 20, 2021
Photo taken by Adam Lauzé, 2021 UBC Okanagan’s official newspaper, The Phoenix News, recently published an article about the B.A.R.K. program and our recent research! The Phoenix’s Madeline Grove interviewed B.A.R.K. volunteer and UBC student, Amelia Willcox. Click here to read more about the B.A.R.K. program, our recent research, and what it means to be […]
By Freya Green on November 4, 2021
Photo taken by Adam Lauzé, 2019 A study by B.A.R.K. researchers Dr. John-Tyler Binfet, Freya Green, and Zakary Draper has been featured in The Conversation! The article titled Are you a distressed student? Here’s how therapy dogs can help and written by Dr. Binfet, features a recent publication exploring the importance of physical touch in […]
By Freya Green on November 1, 2021
Check out Dr. Binfet’s latest article in Psychology today and learn more about how integrating a canine-assisted intervention into a detachment can reduce occupational stress!
By Freya Green on August 16, 2021
Check out Dr. Binfet’s latest article in Psychology today and learn more about how physical contact with therapy dogs can improve students’ wellbeing.