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Please note this event is now on Monday the 11th of December 2023.

We are delighted to partner with Elise Saunders, leading Therapeutic Life Story Work Practitioner (TLSW) in Australia and chair of Therapeutic Life Story Work Australia, to present this webinar.

We are all storytellers! Storytelling is a skill, that when used safely, with purpose and told authentically, has the power to create connection and support others. Storytelling allows for deeper thinking and an ability to process fact and narrative together in a non-defensive and insightful way. It provides a lasting impact for those we work with whether they be children, parents, families, carers, colleagues and professionals or the wider community.

On a practical level, the training will support professionals to understand the art of storytelling and how to create and share therapeutically safe stories when working with traumatised children and young people, families and communities. This will include an understanding of theory and its relation to practice and intervention tools, along with techniques and strategies on how to become an effective storyteller.

The session will cover:

  • what is storytelling
  • the importance of safe storytelling when working with traumatised children and young people
  • how to create a story – strategies and techniques
  • purposeful storytelling
  • therapeutic tools to create and share safe stories
  • crafting and building your safe stories (practice).

Who should attend?

Any professional working with traumatised children and young people, families, and communities.

Dates & time

Monday 11 December, 9am - 12pm (AEST)


$200 (incl. GST)

Payment terms & conditions

Payment must be made by credit card at the time of registration (VISA and Mastercard will be accepted). Your registration will not be confirmed unless payment has been processed.

A confirmation/tax invoice will be issued upon registration to your nominated email address.

A full refund will be issued for cancellations up until 3 working days prior to the webinar. No refunds will be issued after this date however substitutions are welcome.

Should Berry Street cancel a webinar for any reason, those registered at this time will be entitled to a full refund of registration fees.

Please note: For privacy reasons webinars will not be recorded nor can they be recorded by an attendee.

Elise Saunders
Therapeutic Life Story Work Australia Chair, Independent Practitioner, Supervisor and Trainer

Elise Saunders

Bachelor of Psychology, Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Life Story Work, Graduate Certificate in Developmental Trauma.