People who have been adopted grow up with many similar questions, thoughts, challenges, and choices, such as, “Does my birth mother ever think about me?” and “What is my real worth? Was I a mistake?” More than 70 adoptees discuss these and other adoption issues and try to arrive atRead More →

Most adoptive parents don’t know that their child has a different “heart language” than theirs. They need a translator, which Sherrie Eldridge becomes in her new book. Read real-life accounts from 100 adoptive parents who “get it” Learn how to speak your child’s “heart language” fluently (different than yours) SoakRead More →

Adoption Healing… a path to recovery–Supplement, a unique book, contains updated information not included in the originals. The reader is provided with a description of the aftermath of the separation of mother and child and the profound effects on both of their lives. This is followed by additional methods ofRead More →

Every year, hundreds of adoptive families embark on homeland trips to China and other countries. Homeland trips offer great opportunities for helping adopted children develop a coherent narrative that makes sense of their complicated beginnings. Although the trip can be a joyful experience, it can also raise many challenges. TheRead More →

With writing by adoptees, adoptive parents, and clinicians, Adoption Therapy is a first-of-its-kind and wholly unique reference book, providing insight, advice, and personal stories which highlight the specific nature of the adoptee experience. Editor: Laura Dennis Adoptee Authors: Marcy Axness, Ph.D.; Karen Belanger; Karen Caffrey, LPC, JD; Lisa Floyd; Rebecca Hawkes; Jodi Haywood;Read More →

The voices of adoptees trace how adoption is experienced over a lifetime in this look at adoption that uses the Erik Erikson seven-stage life-cycle as its model and offers astute analysis of the adoption experience. Author: David M. Brodzinsky, Marshall D. Schechter, Robin Marantz Henig Publication Year: 1992 Recommendation:  Susan Branco Alvarado,Read More →