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Darlene M. Atkins, Ph.D.
Director, Eating Disorders Clinic
Phone: 202-476-2164

Donations to Therapeutic Pups

Our goal is to expand our current animal-assisted therapy for adolescents with eating disorders, as well as serve as consultants to other therapists and institutions that want to set up similar programs. Through Therapeutic Pups, we hope to explore and document innovative and creative approaches to enhancing the treatment of patients struggling with disorders that potentially have very damaging medical and psychological effects.

To make a donation to Therapeutic Pups: Make your check payable to Children’s National Hospital with the following notation on the memo line: “Restricted use: Animal-Assisted Therapy/Ther Pups.

Mail To:
Dr. Darlene Atkins
Children's National Friendship Heights
5028 Wisconsin Ave NW
Suite 310
Washington, DC 20016