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Creative writing

Writing is a vital source of expression. At Cook Children’s we know that stories are unfolding within every patient, every family member and every staff member. All just waiting to be told.

We believe that no two stories are the same, so we seek to open up numerous writing avenues, allowing each individual’s story to unfold in a unique way. As we encounter people in various stages of their “story,” we desire to help them to look at the narrative of their past, as well as write new stories for their future.

Why creative writing?

Some of the benefits of creative writing in the medical setting are:

What we do

There is more than one way to tell a story and our program is designed to help patient's explore different options and those that help them express themselves. Creative writing activities may include:

For more information about the CARPE programs, please contact us at 682-885-6643 or the Child Life department at 682-885-4048.

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