Category Archives: Telling Stories.

Steps In Developing a Therapeutic Story: (Part 6) Add visual, auditory and kinaesthetic descriptions.

5. Add visual, auditory and kinaesthetic descriptions in the story to excite your child’s imagination and match his learning method. Finally, go back through the story you have created and begin to add detail that will excite your child’s imagination.

Steps In Developing a Therapeutic Story: (Part 5) Put it down in writing.

4. Unless you have a remarkable memory, put it down in writing. The story will comprise of three sections. The first will describe the problem state and what the main character is losing out on because of the problem state.

Steps In Developing a Therapeutic Story: (Part 4) Decide upon a story…

3. Decide upon a story that will define the problem and then define a solution in a way that relates to your child. Now the fun part can begin! You know what the problem is. You know what causes it

Steps In Developing a Therapeutic Story: (Part 3) What is causing the problem?

2. What is causing the problem? Understand why the problem exists. Educate yourself as to the problem and known solutions. Jimmy may have started to lie because he didn’t want to get into trouble. Possibly, in the past, Jimmy was

Steps In Developing a Therapeutic Story: (Part 2) Defining the Problem.

1. Defining the Problem. The first thing to recognise when defining the problem you wish to solve with the story is that what you perceive the problem to be, may not be the problem you need to address. Let me

Dealing With Young Children Through Stories. (Part 1)

Stories are often told to children by parents as a form of bonding and entertainment. The child will sit or lie down and listen to the story while the parent reads or tells it. This is great because the child

Developing Your Child’s Learning Methods.

You can develop the learning methods that do not come naturally to your child with stories. A seeing (visual) child can learn to become more comfortable listening when you describe a picture to him and link it to sounds in

Exciting Your Child’s Imagination.

Because a young child has this fuzzy boundary (critical faculty) between reality and imagination, one of the most potent ways to help your child develop seeing and hearing learning methods, is through stories. The subconscious mind is removed from reality