A model of creating Therapeutic Story Books for a child through their favourite characters

Facilitators: Suzanne McGladdery and Karla Burley


  • To provide a framework for Creating Therapeutic Stories


  • To gain an understanding of the Creating Therapeutic Stories process, what this means for a child, and how to apply it
  • To understand the differences between providing intensive TLSW and Therapeutic Stories
  • To examine underpinning theory
  • To enhance your development of Creating Therapeutic Stories
  • To develop your own ‘how-to manual’ and resource material for reference and support.
  • Understand the importance of using age appropriate language in Therapeutic Stories.
  • To prepare and equip participants with the tools for creating Therapeutic Stories and incorporating this way of working into practice

Online 3-Day TS Programme

Starts on:
23rd July, 13th August and 3rd September 2020.
10:00 AM – 2:30 PM with half hour lunch break.

Online 3-Day TS Programme

Will be repeated on:
24th September 22nd October and
12th November 2020

Cost is £150 for the 3-Day Programme, CPD Certificate provided.

If you are interested in joining us please contact: Karla Burley karlaburley@gmail.com or Suzanne McGladdery smcgladdery@hotmail.com letting us know which programme you would like to attend: Summer or Autumn.

Endorsed by Professor Richard Rose, TLSW Founder

Get in touch

the open toy box

Corner Lodge
31 Grove Gardens
Tring, Hertfordshire
HP23 5PX

Contact Us

Phone : 07971 486685

Email : karla@theopentoybox.co.uk

Our Hours

MON-FRI 09:00 – 18:00

SAT-SUN Closed

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