Amelia Splint and the Doorway to Hope
Coming home from school early one day, Amelia is shocked to discover her new foster guardian, Sarah Buttonley, has a secret. Amelia’s abilities are not unique, and her world and creations are not so imaginary.
While Amelia Splint and The Doorway to Hope is a contemporary fantasy for entertainment, it acts as a primer for supporting children and adults who are struggling with trauma. Amelia’s experiences depict various concepts such as reframing, cognitive dissonance, and inner child work. These examples can be referenced by a therapist in a clinical setting to facilitate understanding of concepts, ideas, and therapies.
Amelia Splint and The Doorway to Hope contains a reading guide as a springboard for discussion in classrooms, reading groups, and clinical environments.