United for Adoption Advocates for Adoption Competent Therapy

If you or someone you love are struggling with the challenges normative to adoption or experiencing additional difficulties, therapists specializing in adoption work are available to offer needed support. These community resources offer a wide range of clinical services to:

  • Expectant Parents
  • Birth Parents
  • Prospective/Waiting Adoptive Parents
  • Adopted Children/Teens and Their Families
  • Children/Teens in Foster Care and Their Families
  • Adult Adoptees and Their Families
  • Kinship Families

We understand that adoption can present lifelong needs for emotional and psychological support. Adoption competent therapists may be able to assist with:

  • Adjustment
  • Issues Specific to Adoptive Placement
  • Abuse, Neglect, and Trauma
  • Loss and Grief
  • Rejection
  • Guilt/Shame
  • Search and Reunion Issues
  • School-Related Concerns
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Attachment
  • Challenging Behavior
  • Identity
  • Self-Esteem
  • Parenting
  • Intimacy
  • Sibling Relationships
  • Relationship Maintenance and Repair

Regardless of if challenges are emerging or ongoing, therapy can help to resolve the emotions of the past and promote greater well-being in the future. 

Experienced counselors are available in your community to help you and your family move toward healing, growth, and a life of thriving. Contact us to discuss which resources are available in your area. We can help connect you to  options to consider as you decide how to best meet your needs. We look forward to the opportunity to assist you.

Below is a link providing more information and relevant articles about the importance of such services to families who have been touched by adoption.

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