The pronounced fear of speech associated with stuttering is unblocked in the work with the animals. In an atmosphere that brightens the mood and opens the heart, the newly learned way of speaking makes it possible to experience fear-free communication in a relaxed and symptom-free way.
The work with the animals is a central stage in the course of the therapy, before the newly learned way of speaking is used to tackle stressful and anxious situations such as shopping, telephone calls and lectures.
Those affected who, in addition to stuttering symptoms, suffer from depression, autism, ADHD, etc., benefit to a large extent from communication with horses and dogs. The animal-supported speech therapy was taken up therefore into the proven concept success-enhancing.