Dolphin Therapy

Dolphin-Assisted Therapy (DAT) is a worldwide and successful method which is used to treat physical or mental disorders. Efficiency and uniqueness; based on various parallel therapeutic interactions. In addition to the ultrasounds made up by dolphins and a direct contact is established with an extraordinary animal. Both session responsible therapist and participant are exposed to the contact in the environment enhanced by water.

Bodrum Dolphin Park has unique conditions that are not similar to other dolphin parks – the dolphins live in natural environments, show their natural behavior and use the power of sonar.

The most important benefit of dolphin-assisted treatment are a direct contact with the dolphins that are successful at motivating patients; the ultrasound created by the dolphins’ sonar that stimulate the nerve system of the patients. In addition, the water environment makes physical exercises easier and more effective. These factors mean that there will be sessions in the form of fun and games that will reduce the stress of the sessions and increase the effectiveness of the therapy.

The method used by TRAMPOLINE is a holistic (created with the whole family attendance) and systematic approach and is also tailored to patients’ demands (individual exercise selection in therapy sessions) and patients' specific needs.

Dolphin-assisted therapy is recommended in some cases: behavioral and mood disorders including autism and ADHD spectrum disorders, central nervous system disorders, post-traumatic and congenital cerebral paralysis, Down's syndrome and other genetic deficiencies, psycho-motor retardation, depression; Allergies and sensor hypersensitivity; Epilepsy, secondarily epilepsy.

Dolphin-Aided Therapy - global practices for treatment advice:

  •   Cerebral paralysis,
  •   Early childhood autism,
  •   Down syndrome and other genetic deficiencies,
  •   ADHD,
  •   Functional disorders of the central nervous system,
  •   Mental disorders,
  •   Speech and hearing blocks,
  •   Sensory hearing loss,
  •   Neuroses,
  •   Post-traumatic stress disorders,
  •   Non-endogenous depression,
  •   Memory impairments,
  •   Learning disorders,
  •   Physical injuries (accidents, critical events, trauma)
  •   Eating and metabolic disorders,
  •   Hormonal disorders.