Dr. Susan McLaine is a leading practitioner of bibliotherapy—using literature and storytelling to support wellbeing. Susan founded the ‘Words that Heal’ program, which promotes positive wellbeing through literature to enrich life quality and life spirit. She is the creator of a popular unique ‘Bibliotherapy with State Library Victoria’ podcast offering bibliotherapy in a facilitated self-reflective format for both adults and children.
Fishy Stories – Fishy Creek’s Children’s Literature Day is an annual festival featuring children’s authors, illustrators, artists, workshops and performances. It helps to cultivate a love, interest and engagement with words, literature, art, music and performance.