You may want to choose a value, a message, or something that you think may be helpful for your child, or you can discuss the outcome of the story with the child through questions like, "If I told you a story about Fred Mouse (or whoever) tonight, what would you like to happen in the end? How would you like him to feel? What would you like him to do differently?"
(The theme or outcome of the story may be defined with the parents in the therapy sessions, and the parents can then be coached through the following steps.)
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