Local psychologist and psychoanalyst Christal Daehnert, will appear at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway on Sunday, June 26, from 3 to 5 p.m. with her illustrator, Christen Phillips to discuss their book, “Kelly Finds a Way.”
The character Kelly falls inside her mother’s fantastically large purse and must find her own way out. Adults gain a greater understanding of how children learn resiliency, confidence and strength while children are inspired to solve their own problems.
Daehnert has written articles for educational, psychological and psychoanalytic journals. This is her first children’s book.