Theresa Fraser contributed the chapter “Memory Quilt or Pillow” in the book Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents, and Families: Practitioners Share Their Most Effective Techniques
This book chapter describes the use of a memory quilt or pillow in therapy with the goal to:
• Gather information about the client's interests, feelings, and needs
• Increase open communication
• Allow the client to discuss positive experiences shared with significant caregivers
• Encourage the client to identify and verbally express the loss of significant past relationships with natural family members or with faster families
• Help the client to identify goals for current or future relationships
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Fraser, Theresa, "Memory Quilt or Pillow" (2008). Faculty Books. 4.
Fraser, T. (2008). Memory quilt or pillow. In Lowenstein, L. (Ed.), Assessment and treatment activities for children, adolescents, and families: Practitioners share their most effective techniques (pp. 84-87). Toronto, ON: Champion Press.