Therapeutic Storywriting

A Practical Guide to Developing Emotional Literacy in Primary Schools

Therapeutic Storywriting shows how literacy work can provide a therapeutic context in which to support children with emotional and behavioural difficulties in mainstream primary schools. Suitable for teachers interested in developing both pupils’ emotional and academic literacy, this book includes:

  • a clear theoretical rationale for therapeutic story writing
  • detailed instructions on how to work with both groups and individuals
  • case studies and examples of childrens’ work
  • exercises to use for inset training

This book is written for SENCOs, SEN support teachers, members of Behaviour Support Services and educational psychologists working in primary schools. It will also be of interest to class teachers, counsellors and therapists working within the school setting.

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Foreword by Lindsey Rousseau

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