Booklovers’ Cafe – Dott Kelly, Being Found

(Airdate: August 29, 2023) Dott Kelly is a long-time resident of Port Townsend, a child therapist, and most recently the author of an important new book, Being Found: Healing the Very Young through Relationship and Play Therapy. In 1999, Dott founded Jumping Mouse Children’s Center here in Port Townsend, which focuses on providing therapy and treatment for children ages 2-1/2 through 12 who have suffered trauma. At Jumping Mouse, she has trained and supervised over 60 therapists. Now she has published a book on her approach so that others in the profession can gain critical insight into these very difficult situations and help families develop a positive pathway forward.