Drs. McArthur Hafen and Adryanna Drake, licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, are available on-site to provide therapeutic/mental health services for students and Veterinary Health Clinic clientele at the veterinary school. They consult with individuals, couples or families in Trotter 001 by appointment or emergency walk-in, and are also available to consult with clinicians and/or clientele in emergency situations.
They provide class presentations and seminars regarding the psycho-social aspects of Veterinary Medicine and conduct rounds on a regular basis to address the human and relational aspects of veterinary medicine. In addition to providing therapeutic services, Drs. Hafen and Drake are conducting investigations to better understand the stress associated with attending our professional 4-year veterinary program, and provide video reviews of student-client interaction in partnership with the Small Animal General Practice rotation.