My professional services include:
I have over 30 years experience as an Early Childhood Educator working in a range of settings, including long day care, preschool and family day care.
I worked as a consultant in a Language and Literacy project for KU Children’s Services
I have also worked in hospitals with young and terminally ill children using Children’s Literature as a therapeutic tool.
I am the NSW judge for the Australian Association of Family Therapy (AAFT) Book Awards, and have held this position since 2006, and I am passionate about the way in which picture books and young adult novels can connect with children to help them navigate their way through difficult issues.
I rely upon a combination of classic texts as well new releases focusing upon individual abilities and interests.
All books are chosen according to their excellent use of language and illustrations
I am a qualified Early Childhood Teacher, and have a Masters Degree in Children’s Literature and Literacy. I have also undertaking training in Narrative Therapy, which is a psychological technique.
I can tailor my services depending upon your needs so please feel free to contact me via the ‘Contacts’ tab on the home page.