I integrate my love of art with helping others through my children's and activity books. I hope children can find connections to their own life, comfort that they are not alone, acceptance of their and other’s uniqueness, and joy in finding their own creative path to self-expression. 
Understanding Your Feelings is as Important as Learning Your ABCs!

What makes an alligator angry? What happens when a zebra feels zany? This coloring book explores feelings through playful and expressive art activities, including:
• 26 coloring pages and stories of different animals experiencing an emotion with prompts for self-exploration of the feeling;
• 10 coloring pages to write and illustrate your own feelings story;
• 102 feelings flashcards with definitions, tips on how to recognize the emotion in yourself and others, tools for coping with the emotion, ideas for games to play, and more!
Through detailed hand-drawn illustrations, your child will expand their emotional vocabulary and nurture their empathy development in fun and imaginative ways!
Publisher: ‎Creative Counseling Services, LLC (August 29, 2023)
Language: ‎English
Paperback: ‎200 pages
ISBN-13: ‎979-8986992723
Reading age: ‎3 - 12 years
Item Weight: ‎1.3 pounds; Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.5 x 0.46 x 11 inches
Told from the perspective of a young girl who lives in a lotus flower, the story explores her experience and healing from a "dark feeling." Using child-friendly language and the symbolism of the wilting and blooming of her lotus, BLOOM encourages children to make connections to their own lives and emotions, especially those struggling with depression. Through illustrations inspired by the Kerala Mural Painting style from South India, BLOOM also provides activities to explore the expressive arts to create, grow, and, ultimately, heal and bloom through:
• Grounding techniques using art and sound;
• Movement and sculpting experiments to better understand how your body reacts to and can heal from different emotions;
• Identity explorations;
• Art-making introductions to Polyvagal Theory and Bilateral Stimulation Drawing to help regulate feelings and sensations; and
• Collaborative art experiences with a loved one
• BONUS: Learn the basics of Kerala Mural Painting and its connection to Indian culture.
25% of book proceeds will be donated to The Invisible Girl Project, which works for girls' rights and access to education and counseling services in India.
Publisher: ‎Creative Counseling Services, LLC (October 24, 2022)
Language: ‎English
Available in Hardcover or Paperback: ‎100 full-color pages
Reading age: 4 - 10 years; Grade level : Kindergarten - 6
Item Weight: ‎11 ounces; Dimensions: ‎8.25 x 0.43 x 11 inches
AWAKE is told from the vantage point of a young boy on his quest to capture the moon when he is unable to sleep. Aided by three animal companions—cat, owl, and fox—he comes to realize that he is no longer alone. A perfect bedtime reading for children (and caregivers) struggling with insomnia and anxiety, AWAKE teaches a simple and effective breathing meditation to aid in achieving restful sleep. AWAKE also showcases the phases of the moon in a unique and beautifully illustrated blend of watercolor paintings and embroidered textiles.
Publisher: Creative Counseling Services, LLC (May 4, 2019)
Language: English
Available in Hardcover or Paperback: 36 full-color pages
Reading age : 4 - 10 years; Grade level : Kindergarten - 6
Item Weight : 14.6 ounces; Dimensions : 8.5 x 0.25 x 11 inches

AWAKE: Activities for Better Sleep is the perfect companion to the picture book AWAKE. Awaken your child's creativity and help them dream new possibilities to relax into peaceful sleep. Inside this activity book, you'll discover:
• Coloring pages exploring feelings
• Art, creative writing, and theater activities
• Tips for achieving better sleep
• Step-by-step breathing and meditation exercises, and
• Templates to make your own comfort animal
Publisher: Creative Counseling Services, LLC (May 1, 2019)
Language: English
Available in Paperback: 50 pages
Reading age : 4 - 10 years; Grade level : Kindergarten - 6
Item Weight : 5.1 ounces; Dimensions : 8.5 x 0.12 x 11 inches
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