The attic is a wondrous place. It is a place to fix things: Dad's workshop is there, and Henry's special corner, which hides his secret supply of building blocks. When his soldier father comes back changed, Henry's fantastic block towers are threatened by Dad's sudden outbursts.
But in the attic inspirations come, and repairs of all kinds are made…
Time, Love and Licorice is a story of pain and hope. This Healing Coloring Storybook is illustrated with drawings of Henry's optimistic, creative and imaginative world -- a safe space in which children and families can face and try to heal from the disruptions caused by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Time, Love and Licorice is also a tool for professionals who are intent on helping those suffering from PTSD. The artwork creates a transpersonal space, a dream space. There are no images of angry fathers or frightened children to impose emotions upon the reader. The story is visually expressed through the familiar rooms and objects in the child's life. One may observe, with a series of copies used over a course of time, that the child's chosen method changes as creative self-