The cards never say what happened, so it can be used for. variety of situations (e.g. deployment, parent working far away, parent in treatment, etc). This therapeutic techniquel was created by Stefanie Sherbon, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Registered Play Therapist. She has been providing child therapy for over 10 years. The owl illustrations were created by Amber Crawford, and the hidden messages were created by Daniel Dominguez.