Saturday, May 27, 2017

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Connecting with kids through puppets

Lisa Goudy/Times-Herald

Greg Lubimiv talks to a puppet on May 26, 2017
at the Early Childhood Coalition Quality Education
Committee’s two-day conference, Creating Our
Future: No Strings Attached, at the Heritage Inn.
By Lisa Goudy

Greg Lubimiv believes puppets are a great way to help people heal.

Officially employed as the executive director of a children’s mental health unit in Ontario, he has also been working as a trainer of using puppetry in therapy.

“Giving children more than words, giving them things to see, to touch, to feel provides a lot more positive experience,” he told the Times-Herald on Friday. “It’s something that people don’t think about, but it is amazing how impactful those puppets can be.”

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