101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens provides straightforward advice on using storytelling and metaphors in a variety of therapeutic settings. Ideal for all who work with young people, this unique resource can be combined with other inventive and evidence-based techniques such as play, art, music, and drama therapies as well as solution focused, hypnotic, and cognitive-behavioural approaches. Offering guidance for new clinicians and seasoned professionals, George Burns’ latest work delivers a unique combination–information on incorporating storytelling in therapy, dozens of ready-made stories, and tips for creating original therapeutic stories.
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In addition, 101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens includes dozens of story ideas designed to address a variety of issues, such as:
George W. Burns is an Australian clinical psychologist whose innovative work as a practitioner, teacher and writer is recognised nationally and internationally. He was recently appointed Adjunct Professor at The Cairnmiller School of Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy in recognition of his distinguished contribution to psychology. He is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Edith Cowan University, Director of The Milton H. Erickson Institute of Western Australia and former Director of The Hypnotherapy Centre of Western Australia.
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