My guess is that you are here because you, and your adopted child, are struggling. You’re feeling concerned about their behaviors or their well-being, maybe even a little scared.

You’ve known all along that your kid would face “adoption related challenges” as they grew.

Now you find yourself dealing with behavior issues, and you need to to figure out what’s

  • Regular childhood behavior?
  • ‘Adoption stuff’?
  • Hard but okay?
  • Concerning and needs to be addressed?

And then, as if sorting through that isn’t enough… you also have to decide what to do about it all.

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Your aim has always been to be an effective and deeply caring parent.

Somehow that’s not what’s happening right now. There are times you just don’t get your kid. You don’t understand what their problem is or why it’s going on. Perhaps you have a small inkling that your own reactions and behaviors are not helping the hard situations.

Or, maybe your marriage has increasing conflict as you and your parenting partner’s ideas about how to handle difficult situations grow further and further apart.

It’s not just you. The normal challenges of parenting become magnified by the complexities of the unique needs of adopted children.

I want you to know that it’s ok. I want you to know that you can get through it, and that if you need it, I can help.

I’ve been there. I understand. I’m an adoptive parent too.

Parenting is hard. Adoptive parenting is harder. And our kids need us so profoundly. I know from talking to friends, clients, other professionals – and through my own personal experience – that adoptive parenting can feel overwhelming and be very isolating.

You don’t have to do this alone. Below are some of the ways that I can help you, or if you like what you see here on my website, please get in touch with me. Let’s see if we’re a fit to work together.

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