We are all storytellers in our own way.
We share stories more often than we might realize. And that’s why storytelling has power!
The stories we tell our family, friends and ourselves matter, especially when it comes to our mental health. Here’s why…
Transforms Our Narrative
Opening up about ourselves can help us connect with others on a deeper level.
Talking about our story with others can help us embrace and be proud of our own personal journey.
We can talk about the challenges we’ve faced, the moments we loved, and what we’re currently working towards.
By organizing our lives into a coherent narrative, we can get a sense of who we are and what makes us unique.
Storytelling can help increase our overall imagination.
Sometimes previous ideas or memories can get lost between the cracks. By talking about them out loud with others, we can learn to appreciate and understand them in a new way.
It can also encourage us to set new goals in a fun and safe environment.
Is Your Child or Teen Struggling With
- Anxiety or Fears
- Shyness or Social Struggles
- Irritability or Moodiness
- Trouble Sleeping
- School Avoidance
Children and teenagers are often unable to express what is bothering them, but it still can have a major impact on their overall mental health. At Palo Alto Therapy, we have the necessary expertise to help your child or teen improve his or her anxiety, overcome fears, and achieve well-being, all without long-term counseling.
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