This story “The Old Oak Tree of Clogrennane Wood” was devised for children who have experienced bereavement. It has been used in practice and it has benn found to be very beneficial.
The file consists of the story only, and the child gains healing by allowing the subconscious to to work withot adult interference. This approach is underpinned by respect for the child, and a belief that they will be able to work their way through their difficulty.
See https://www.derrygeel.com/448262614 for a fuller explanation of the effectiveness of metaphor when helping a child in distress.