Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is a therapeutic approach that involves the inclusion of animals in the treatment process to promote physical, emotional, and psychological well-being. It is a goal-oriented intervention that utilizes the positive and comforting presence of animals to achieve specific therapeutic outcomes. Animals are simply jewels for healing emotional trauma and making you smile! Animals of often part of emotional enrichment experiences. Learn about sensory and emotional experiences with animals - 5 ways it can help you.