Shadow Monsters and Courageous Hearts: Stories of recovery to empower and inspire (Paperback)

Shadow Monsters and Courageous Hearts: Stories of recovery to empower and inspire By Tor Allen (Illustrator), Hayley Graham Cover Image

Shadow Monsters and Courageous Hearts: Stories of recovery to empower and inspire (Paperback)

By Tor Allen (Illustrator), Hayley Graham

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Have you ever wanted to understand more about mental health difficulties, such as trauma, OCD, attachment, shame and grief but been put off by lengthy, academic texts?

Have you ever wanted to start a conversation with a child about mental health concerns but not known where to begin?

Have you ever wondered if there might be a way to help empower your kids to take control of their own psychological wellbeing for now and the future?


If the answer is yes to any or all of these questions, this is the book for you.

Child and adolescent psychotherapist Hayley Graham draws on her years of experience to create an accessible resource perfect for any adult caring for or working with children, whether parent, teacher or therapist. In Shadow Monsters and Courageous Hearts, she gives us five beautifully written and deeply-affecting stories designed to educate, empower and inspire. What’s more she provides succinct explanations of the mental health challenges explored and suggests questions related to the stories to facilitate adults to start conversations with children. Conversations to further understanding, empowering, and to nurture kindness and compassion.
Hayley Graham is a psychotherapist working with children, adolescents and adults. She is registered and accredited by the UKCP as a specialist child and adolescent psychotherapist, as well as being an accredited registered member of the BACP and an EMDR therapist. She has many years of experience working with children, young people and adults – both within school settings and in private practice. Hayley is the founder and director of BOUNCE! Brighter Futures Foundation, a registered charity based in Devon providing counseling and psychotherapy services for children.

Tor Allen is an illustrator/painter who was brought up in the South Hams. She has loved drawing and making things from an early age with her rural environment playing a huge influence on her work. She studied graphic design in Bath and did her post graduate studies at PCA, Plymouth. Working both digitally and traditionally, Tor often has diverse projects on the go and really enjoys the challenge of creating a wide range of artwork. Clients have included Oxfam, the Woodland Trust, the National Trust and more locally, Coast and Country Salcombe, Heron Valley, Gitcombe Estate, Food & Drink Devon.
Product Details ISBN: 9781912678754
ISBN-10: 1912678756
Publisher: Little Steps Publishing
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2023
Pages: 158
Language: English