Adoptee-Therapist Directory

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This directory includes licensed U.S. mental health professionals who identify as adoptees and work with adoptees / adoptive families in a variety of public and private settings. Only providers who have voluntarily submitted their information have been listed.

To search for providers internationally, visit ICAV's Post-Adoption Support page.

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NATIONWIDE SERVICES IN U.S.


 

Provides national tele/virtual coaching

Lesli Johnson, LMFT (CA)
Mindful Family Therapy, Inc. ~ 200 E. Del Mar Blvd. #119, Pasadena, CA 91105 (310) 614-1867 / lesli@askadoption.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, Foster, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Adoption education & therapy, coaching, virtual support groups, virtual healing courses, attachment, trauma-informed care, internal family systems, EMDR, Brainspotting


Provides national tele/virtual coaching

Jeri Lea Kroll, LMSW (MI)
128 W. Main Street, Brighton, MI 48116 (810) 623-5737 / jerilea@jerileakroll.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Infant, Toddlers, Elementary Age, Parents, Families, Adults
Specialties: Parenting, Parent Coaching, Attachment, Trauma, Grief, Foster Care/Adoption, Holistic Healing, Safe & Sound Protocol, Virtual support groups for the adoption community


Provides national tele/virtual coaching

Andrea Lyons, LICSW (MN)
One Heart One World LLC ~ (720) 593-2885 / andrea@oneheartoneworld.net

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Adoption, Parent Coaching and Consulting, Parenting Teens, Transracial Identity Integration, Brainspotting &Generational Brainspotting, Life Transitions

SERVICES BY STATE


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ALABAMA (AL)


AL - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


AL - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


AL - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


AL - Birmingham

Kelly Curry, MSW
Agape of Central Alabama, Inc. ~ PO Box 36533, Birmingham, AL 35236 (205) 733-9755 / kcurry@agapeforchildren.org

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Adoption, Attachment, Identity, Parent Coaching


ALASKA (AK)


AK - Kenai

Christina Stuive, LPC
Watersmeet Counseling ~ 508 S Willow, Suite D, Kenai, AK 99611 (907) 690-3298 / christina@watersmeetcounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults


ARIZONA (AZ)


AZ - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454/ drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial. International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


AZ- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


AZ - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


AZ - Tucson

Amy Wilkerson, LCSW
Copihue Counseling 2806 N Alvernon Way Suite 500, Tucson AZ 85712 (520) 955-8351 / amywilkerson@growhealblossom.com

Personal Adoption Status: International, Transracial, In Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Families, Adults
Specialties: Foster Care, Pre and Post Adoptive Parents, Transracial Adoption, Reunion, Identity Exploration, Trauma


ARKANSAS (AR)


AR - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454/ drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial. International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


AR- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


AR - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


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CALIFORNIA (CA)


CA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Alison Ferriera, LMFT, LAC
(720) 583-4827 / alisonf@alisonfcounseling.net

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Asian adults who were internationally adopted as children


CA - Virtual Sessions Statewide, Local Sessions Pasadena, National Coaching

Lesli Johnson, MA
Mindful Family Therapy, Inc. ~ 200 E. Del Mar Blvd. #119, Pasadena, CA 91105 (310) 614-1867 / lesli@askadoption.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, Foster, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Adoption education & therapy, coaching, virtual support groups, virtual healing courses, attachment, trauma-informed care, internal family systems, EMDR, Brainspotting


CA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Kim Konopka, LCSW
Yung Mee Psychotherapy ~ PO Box 4341, Highland Park, NJ 08904 (917) 408-3226 / kim@yungmeepsychotherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Trauma, LGBTQIA+, Racial Identity, Neurodiversity/Autism


CA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Marijane Nguyen, LCSW, Board Certified Music Therapist
Beyond Two Worlds Counseling & Consulting (562) 546-2689 / mj@beyondtwoworlds.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Trauma-focused equine assisted psychotherapy, Attachment, Trauma


CA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Merrily Young-Hye Sadlovsky, LICSW Mind + Balance Mental Health Care (612)-441-4551/ hello@mindbalancementalhealth.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Perfectionism, Identity, EMDR, Mindfulness, Attachment


CA - Alameda

Jane Peal, MFT  3215 Encinal Ave #K, Alameda, CA 94501 (415) 902-5761 / jane@janepeal.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, Same-Race
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Attachment-Focused EMDR, Transpersonal


CA - Berkeley

Lisa Olivera, LMFT
3120 Telegraph Avenue #2, Berkeley, CA 94705 (510) 879-5226 / lisa@lisaoliveratherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, In Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults


CA - Brea

Lesli Maul, LCSW, CEDS-S, CDWF-C
110 W. Fir St, Brea, CA 92821 (714) 524-0489 / lamaul@sbcglobal.net

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Late Discovery Adoptees, Eating Disorders, Chronic Illness


CA - Chico

Melinda Haynes, LMFT 
Family & Children's Counseling Services, Inc. 572 Rio Lindo Avenue #104F, Chico, CA 95926 (530) 518-1406 / mhaynes@healplaylove.org 

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age


CA - Costa Mesa

Brett Furst, LMFT, MA 
PACE Recovery Center ~ 3197-B Airport Loop Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (949) 829-3772 / bfurst@pacerecovercenter.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, Same-Race
Client Population: Adults, Families
Specialties: Substance abuse, addiction recovery


CA - Davis

Pamela Cordano, MA, LMFT
621 4th Street #1, Davis, CA 95616 (530) 219-7430 / pcordano@comcast.net

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, Foster, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Family therapy, Adult adoptee retreats, Adoptee coaching


CA - Granite Bay

Regina Faridnia, LCSW
Indigena Counseling & Wellness Ctr. 6049 Douglas Blvd, Suite 20B, Granite Bay, CA 95746 (408) 460-5030 / indigenacounselingandwellness@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults
Specialties: Indigenous, First/Second Responders, addictions, racial/ethnic identity, attachment, Brainspotting, EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Biofeedback, Safe & Sound Protocol


CA - Hermosa Beach

Jesyka Lueck, LMFT
South Bay Family Therapy 2309 Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 104, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 (323) 985-8325 / southbayfamilytherapy@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families


CA - Los Angeles

Angela Gee, LMFT
3611 Seneca Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90039 (310) 226-7089 / angela@angelageemft.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: LGBTQ adoptive family affirmation, Transracial adoption


CA - Los Angeles

Jeanette Yoffe, MA
Yoffe Therapy, Inc. 1626 Westwood Blvd #106, Los Angeles, CA 90024 (310) 351-8113 / jeanette@yoffetherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transcultural Domestic Long-Term Foster Care Adoption, In Reunion
Client Population: Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Adoption and Foster Care Education and Support, Trauma, Grief/Loss, Attachment, Reunification therapy, Open adoption, Parenting education, adoption constellation Support Groups, virtual support groups, virtual healing courses for adoptees. Provides national tele/virtual coaching.


CA - Pasadena

Robyn Joy Park, MA, LMFT
The Center for Connection ~ 3030 E. Colorado Blvd. #214, Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 808-8483 / robyn@thecenterforconnection.org

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Foster care & adoption education & therapy, Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB), attachment, trauma-informed care, loss & grief, Managing and Adapting Practice (MAP certification), Maternal Mental Health - Perinatal Mood Disorders, Client Centered Play Therapy (CCPT)


CA - Santa Maria

Leslie Barton, LMFT
Transformations Counseling Center 1414 South Miller, Suite A, Santa Maria, California 93454 (805) 363-6183 / lesliebartonlmft@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, In Reunion
Client Population: Children, Adults Specialties: Adoption, Autism, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, NPE, Fertility


CA - Ventura

Faith Friedlander, LMFT Kids & Families Together ~ 864 E Santa Clara Street, Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 643-2488 / faith@kidsandfamilies.org

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, In Reunion
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families


CA - Woodland Hills

Kimberley Daughton, LCSW
Third Act Group ~ 5311 Topanga Canyon Blvd #311B, Woodland Hills, CA 91364 (818) 429-8079 / kimberley@thirdactgroup.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults


COLORADO (CO)


CO - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Alison Ferriera, LMFT, LAC
(720) 583-4827 / alisonf@alisonfcounseling.net

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults, Couples, Families Specialties: Asian adults who were internationally adopted as children


CO - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Lauren Fishbein, LPC
LiLuna Coaching, LLC ~ 103 E Simpson St, Lafayette, Lafayette, CO 80026 (720) 509-9030 / lauren@lilunacoaching.com

Personal Adoption Status: International
Client Population: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults, Families


CO- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


CO- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Katy Perkins, LCSW
Kingsman Consulting, LLC ~ (972) 895-8376 / admin@katyperkins.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School Age, Adults
Specialties: Post-adoption (including transracial & international), sexual & domestic violence, trauma, cultural competence, LGBTQ, DNA discoveries, depression/anxiety, search & reunion, parenting, policy analysis, professional training.


CO- Denver

Lisa Ali, LPC
H3 Therapy LLC ~ 1776 S Jackson Place #206, Denver, CO 80210 (303) 859-9444 / compassionatehealer7@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Attachment struggles, anxiety, trauma, grief & loss, sensory struggles & internal regulation


CO - Denver

Caela Day, Psy.D.
1660 S. Albion St., Suite 905C, Denver, CO 80226 (720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


CO - Denver

Kathy Mackechney, LCSW
Adoptee Therapy LLC ~ 789 Sherman Street #650, Denver, CO 80203 (303) 960-6964 / kathy@adopteetherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Internal Family Systems (IFS), Family Systems Therapy


CO - Denver

Lori Romont, PhD, LP
8801 E Hampden Avenue #200, Denver, CO 80231 (303) 204-0115 / lromont@yahoo.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, Foster, In Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Juvenile justice, LGBTQ, psychological testing


CO - Denver

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC ~ 5300 DTC Parkway #210, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 (303) 522-3184 / info@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


CO - Greeley

Abby Derr-Moore, LMFT, LPC
Renewed Balance Therapy ~ 4689 W. 20th Street, Suite E4, Greeley, Colorado 80634 (970) 481-9870 / renewedbalancetherapy@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Preschool, Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Complex Trauma, Attachment, and Dissociative Disorders (including C-PTSD, RAD, BPD, DID); Foster Care and Domestic & International Adoption; High Conflict Families and Couples, Attachment-Based Parenting


CONNECTICUT (CT)


CT - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Rachel Forbes, LCSW (203) 641-0020 / rachel@forbespsychotherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Internal Family Systems Approach - Attachment Trauma, Relinquishment Trauma, Self-esteem, Depression, Anxiety


CT - Guilford

Kristine Fornaby, LCSW, RYT 35 Boston Street, Guilford, CT 06437 (914) 329-8964 / KFornaby@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma/PTSD


CT - West Hartford

Karen Caffrey, LPC, JD 639 Park Road, West Hartford, CT 06107 (860) 313-0039 / karen@karencaffrey.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults, Couples
Specialties: Adult adoptees, Lawyers, Certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

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DELAWARE (DE)


DE- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454/ drcaela@gmail.com
Personal Adoption Status: Transracial. International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


DE- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com
Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


DE - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com
Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations

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FLORIDA (FL)


FL- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Macy Oosthuizen, LCSW
Center for Mindful Families ~ 901 Northpoint Parkway #304, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 878-0708 / MacyO@centerformindfulfamilies.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Attachment Specialist, Post-Adoption/Donor Conception Issues, Identity Development in Children & Adults, LGBTQ, Play Therapy, Adopted Teens, Transracial Adoption


FL- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Katy Perkins, LCSW
Kingsman Consulting, LLC ~ (972) 895-8376 / admin@katyperkins.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School Age, Adults
Specialties: Post-adoption (including transracial & international), sexual & domestic violence, trauma, cultural competence, LGBTQ, DNA discoveries, depression/anxiety, search & reunion, parenting, policy analysis, professional training.


FL- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Lindsey Reeves, LCSW
Becoming Brave Counseling ~ (615) 933-8944 / lindsey@becomingbravecounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic
Client Population: Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Adoption Triad, Trauma, Anxiety, Cancer support/Long-term illness, Career exploration


FL- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Elizabeth Steinmann Kane, LCSW
(239) 877-0709 / elizabeth@kanecounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Trauma, EMDR, Anxiety, Depression, Christian Counseling


FL- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Andrea Tackore Cunard, PhD, LMHC
Phenix Counseling ~ 2582 Maguire Rd #177, Ocoee, FL 34761 (407) 476-6041 / info@phenixcounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Adult & adolescent identity development, adult survivors of childhood trauma, parenting children with chronic illness, living with chronic illness


FL- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Maria Trimble, LPC, LMHC
Hiking the Heart Counseling Services, LLC (855) 207-9463 / hikingtheheart@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families


FL- Deland

Jodi Underhill, LMHC
101 N. Woodland Blvd. #203, Deland, Florida 32720 (386) 747-7148 / jhumhc@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, Kinship, In Reunion
Client Population: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: In-office & online counseling available to all types of families utilizing multi-therapeutic modalities


FL- Largo

Abbie Aldridge (they/them), LMHC
Healing Village, LLC ~ 1000 S. Belcher Rd, Ste 3, Largo, FL 33771 (727) 213-8889 / Abbie@HealingVillageTherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, Foster, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults Specialties: Transgender and Gender Diverse Experiences


FL- Miami

Ana Cristina Uribe, LCSW
13727 SW 152 St., Miami, Florida 33177 (786) 232-3427 / cristina@aculcsw.com

Personal Adoption Status: International, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Caregiver stress, Adult Adoptees, Adoptive Parents


FL- Spring Hill

Chris Paige, LCSW
4090 Deltona Blvd, Spring Hill, FL 34606 (561) 901-1202 / Frehley_13@hotmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Mood Disorders


FL- Spring Hill

FL - West Palm Beach Macy Oosthuizen, LCSW
Center for Mindful Families ~ 901 Northpoint Parkway #304, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (561) 878-0708 / MacyO@centerformindfulfamilies.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Attachment Specialist, Post-Adoption/Donor Conception Issues, Identity Development in Children & Adults, LGBTQ, Play Therapy, Adopted Teens, Transracial Adoption

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GEORGIA (GA)


GA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454/ drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial. International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


GA- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


GA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


GA - Atlanta

Robin Bradley, LPC
Atlanta Counseling Center 6111-C Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30328 (770) 396-0232 / rbradley@atlantacounselingcenter.org

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults, Couples, Families


GA - Berkeley Lake

Kate Murphy, MSW 
2951 Flowers Rd. S. #224, Chamblee, GA 30341 (678) 628-7050 / kate@katemurphytherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Anxiety, Adoptee concerns, Career/workplace issues, Depression, Family of origin issues/trauma, LGBTQ life & relationships

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HAWAII (HI)


HI - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Melissa Bartholomew, LMHC
Hawaii Counseling and Wellness LLC 16-117 Liilii St, Keaau, Hawaii 96749 (808) 212-9687 / mel@ahelpfulcounselor.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, Domestic
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults
Specialties: Adoptees, Foster Parents, Adoptive Parents, College Age, Interpersonal Communication, Burnout, Stress, Anxiety and Depression


HI - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Maria Trimble, LPC, LMHC
Hiking the Heart Counseling Services, LLC (855) 207-9463 / hikingtheheart@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families

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IDAHO (ID)


ID - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454/ drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial. International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


ID- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


ID - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations



ILLINOIS (IL)


IL - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


IL - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Meg Eifrig, MA, LCPC
1010 Jorie Boulevard #364, Oak Brook, IL 60523 (773) 558-9380 / meg.eifrig.lcpc@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Families, Adoption kinship, Grief & loss


IL - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Kimberly Langrehr, PhD
(312)-248-9281 / klangrehr@mail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Adoption, Family Conflict, Experiences with Marginalization & Trauma


IL - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Andrea Lyons, LICSW (MN)
One Heart One World LLC ~ (720) 593-2885 / andrea@oneheartoneworld.net

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Adoption, Parent Coaching and Consulting, Parenting Teens, Transracial Identity Integration, Brainspotting &Generational Brainspotting, Life Transitions


IL - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services 126 E. Wing St., #166, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


IL - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Ciara McLaughlin, LCSW
(646) 762-9014 / ciaramclaughlintherapy@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples Specialties:
Adoption issues, racial identity, trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship issues


IL - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


IL - Chicago

Sophia Burke, LCPC 
Wellington Counseling Group ~ 1011 W Wellington Ave #210, Chicago, IL 60657 (312) 766-0941 / sburke@wellingtoncounselinggroup.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Eye-Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Recovery, Eating Disorders


IL - Chicago

Amy Groessl, PhD, LCSW
1107 W North Shore Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626 (773) 991-3655 / amygroessl@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool Age, Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Trauma-Focused Treatment, Neuroscience-Informed, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Complex Emotional, Relational and Identity Issues Adoptees Experience, Domestic and International Adoption, Unexpected DNA Discoveries, Donor Conception, Misattributed Parentage


IL - Chicago

Jodi Stelley, LPC
IMPROVing Life Counseling ~ 111 W Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60604 (716) 222-0684 / jstelley@improvinglifecounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School Age, Adults, Couples, F
amilies
Specialties: Emerging Adults, LGBTQ-allied, Identity, Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Grief/Complicated Grief


IL - Homewood

Krista Woods, MSW, LCSW 
Integrity Clinical Consulting & Training ~ 935 175th Street #301, Homewood, IL 60430 (708) 794-6511 / info@integrityclinicalconsulting.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, Domestic, Foster, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Kinship Guardianship/Adoption, Birth/First Parents, Clients of Color, Depression, Anxiety, Substance Abuse, Foster Care, Reunion, Open Adoptions, Pre/Post Adoption, Video Sessions for Adults


INDIANA (IN)


IN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454/ drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial. International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


IN- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


IN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


IN - Indianapolis

Lisa Floyd, LMHC-A 
Counseling at the Green House ~ 447 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205 (317) 747-3874 / lisa@greenhouseindy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Adoption, Brainspotting, Complex Trauma


IOWA (IA)


IA - Waverly

Sunnycho Teeling, LMHC, LPC
The Interconnected Journey ~ 406 Bremer Ave., Suite C, Waverly, IA 50677 (319) 435-1859 / sunnycho@theinterconnectedjourney.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Multiracial, Play Therapy

K


KANSAS (KS)


KS - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


KS - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


KS - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Paige Ouimette, PhD 
(315) 436-5825 / ouimettephd@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: EMDR, Attachment, and Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy


KS - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


KS - Olathe

Christine Fuhrman, LCSW, LSCSW
480 S Rogers Road, Olathe, KS 66062 (913) 324-3811 / cfuhrman@kidstlc.org

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, Foster, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Adoptee issues, Adoptive families, Adoptive parents, Birth parents


KENTUCKY (KY)


KY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


KY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


KY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations

L


LOUISIANA (LA)


LA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Regina Faridnia, LCSW
Indigena Counseling & Wellness Ctr. (408) 460-5030 / indigenacounselingandwellness@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults
Specialties: Indigenous, First/Second Responders, addictions, racial/ethnic identity, attachment, Brainspotting, EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Biofeedback, Safe & Sound Protocol


LA - Baton Rouge

Patrick Morris, LCSW
7912 Wrenwood Blvd, Suite C, Baton Rouge, LA 70809 (225) 242-9363 / patrick@patricklcsw.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples
Specialties: Trauma, Relationship Distress, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders


LA - Hammond

Linda Husser, LPC
1200 Derek Drive #202, Hammond, LA 70403 (985) 320-4406 / lhusser1978@yahoo.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic
Client Population: Adults


LA - Lafayette

Melissa LaCour, LPC
Worth Counseling Group ~ 118 Exchange Place, Lafayette, LA 70508 (337) 446-4324 / melissalacourlpc@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Grief and Loss in Adoption, Relationships with Birth Family, Understanding Nature vs. Nurture, Pre-Adoption Counseling, Adopted Teens and Adults

M


MAINE (ME)


ME - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


ME - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


ME - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


MARYLAND (MD)


MD - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Joanne Bagshaw, PhD, LCPC
Gaithersburg, MD (631) 697-5568 / joanne@joannebagshaw.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Trauma, sex & relationship therapy


MD - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


MD - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


MD - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Carroll Martin, LCSW-C
Blue Ridge Therapy Services (703) 775-4102 / carroll@blueridgetherapyservices.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Traumatic grief, Loss


MD - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations



MD - Bethesda

Joanne Wolf Small, LCSW-C
7111 Fairfax Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 651-4531 / jwsmallmsw@jwsmall.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race, Domestic, Kinship, In Reunion
Client Population: Preschool Age, Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults, Families, Couples
Specialties: Psychotherapy, counseling, training, consultation, and am an adoption author. Cognitive behavioral therapy, family and marital therapy, behavioral emotive therapy, strength-based therapy, person centered therapy. Adoptive families, step families, adoptees. Grief, loss, identity issues, transitions, stress


MD - Largo

Sabra Starnes, MSW 
Next Place Therapy Services ~ 1300 Mercantile Lane #100E, Largo, MD 20774 (301) 531-4227 / info@nextplacetherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Theraplay, Sandtray, Play Therapy, Adult adoptee Support & Counseling


MD - Pocomoke City

Lynn Duffy, PsyD, LCPC, NCC, CCMHC, BCPCC, BC-TMH 
Lighthouse Counseling & Consulting Services ~ PO Box 281, 1504 Market Street, Pocomoke City, MD 21851 (410) 957-4200 / drduffy@netzero.net

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, Domestic, Foster, Kinship
Client Population: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Loss/grief, abuse, trauma, military, alcohol/drugs, CBT, play therapy


MD - Towson

Elliott Driscoll, LCSW-C
Resource Group ~ 8501 LaSalle Rd, Suite 115, Towson, Maryland 2128 (410) 337-7772 / edriscoll@resourcegrp.org

Personal Adoption Status: International, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Addiction, EMDR for Trauma


MD - Towson

Jade Shapiro, LCSW-C
Pivot Point Counseling ~ 1220 E. Joppa Rd., Building B, Suite 400, Towson, MD 21286 (410) 449-4955 / jade@pivotpointcounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial
Client Population: Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults, Families S
pecialties: Trauma, PTSD, Transracial adoption, Life-Threatening & Chronic Illness, LGBTQIA


MASSACHUSETTS (MA)


MA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Marissa Cashman, LMHC
(978) 219-2320 / therapy@marissacashman-lmhc.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Cultural Awareness, Trauma-informed, Racial Identity, Attachment, Anxiety (General, Social), Depression, Relationship Issues, Grief/Loss, Adjustment disorders, LGBTQAI+ Community


MA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Sam Chaplin, LICSW 
132 Main Street, Suite 2I, Haydenville MA 01039(413) 588-8885 / hellosamchaplin@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic
Client Population: Adults, Families
Specialties: Adoptee issues, ADHD, Attachment, LGTBQ+, Parenting, Trauma


MA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Emily DeBruicker, LICSW
29 Prospect St, Great Barrington, MA 01230 (413) 464-6752 / emily.debruicker@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults, Families, Couples


MA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Heather Ruemenapp, MA, LICSW
Compassionate Growth Counseling ~ 22 Mill Street #207, Arlington, MA 02476 (339) 545-1368 / heatherruemenapp@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties:  Trauma Informed Care, Adoption Issues, Brainspotting, EMDR, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Adoptive Parent Education, Reunification Therapy & Consultation


MA - Acton

Suzanne Dirstine, MSW, LICSW
179 Great Road, Suite 107, Acton, MA 01720 (978) 912-0200 / suzannedirstine@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Preschool, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: My experience includes extensive work with children and adults in outpatient clinics, sexual abuse treatment teams, inpatient settings and adoption services. I also enjoy working with parents, especially regarding post-adoptive concerns.


MA - Belmont

Joyce Maguire Pavao, EdD, MFT, LCSW 
Pavao Consulting & Coaching ~ 113 Belmont Street, Belmont, MA 02478 (617) 547-0909 / kinnect@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: In Reunion
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Opening closed adoptions of minors domestic & international, kinship families, search & reunion, adolescent issues/parent coaching


MA - Brookline

Boston Post Adoption Resources (BPAR)
235 Cypress St #310, Brookline, MA 02445 (617) 418-6163 / erica@bostonpostadoptionresources.com

Personal Adoption Status: Multiple statuses among several adoptee clinicians
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Support groups, Birth families, Adoptees, Adoptive families, Foster families, Reunion


MA - Newton Highlands

Katie Naftzger, LICSW
17 Lincoln St., Third Floor, Suite 2B, Newton Highlands, MA 02461 (617) 448-4252 / katiejae@comcast.net

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults


MA - Somerville

Lisa Coppola, LMHC
Looking Glass Counseling 255 Elm Street, Suite 201 Somerville, MA 02144 (617) 702-9131 lisa@lookingglasscounseling.net

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Addiction, Grief and Loss, Writers


MA - South Hamilton

Tai Pryjma, LICSW
North Shore Counseling Solutions 8 Naples Road, South Hamilton, MA 01982 (617) 645-3393 / tpryjma@nscounseling.net

Personal Adoption Status: International
Client Population: Adults
Specialty: Depression


MICHIGAN (MI)


MI - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Christine Carrothers, LPC
Spicer Counseling Services (734) 404-7514 / christinecarrothers@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Trauma focused, Mindfulness, Grief and loss, Holistic healing approach/Somatic Integration, Adoption/foster care


MI - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Jeri Lea Kroll, LMSW
2010 Hogback Rd, Suite 1A, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 128 W. Main Street, Brighton, MI 48116 (810) 623-5737 / jerilea@jerileakroll.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Infant, Toddlers, Elementary Age, Parents, Families, Adults
Specialties: Parenting, Parent Coaching, Attachment, Trauma, Grief, Foster Care/Adoption, Holistic Healing, Safe & Sound Protocol, Virtual support groups for the adoption community


MI - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Leah Mackus, LMSW
Array Behavioral Care (800) 442-8938 / leah.mackus@arraybc.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Adoption Issues (Belonging, Transracial, Identity, Relationships), Mindfulness, Grief/Loss, CBT


MI - Grand Rapids

Melissa Nicholson, LMSW 
Embrace Therapy & Wellness ~ 5300 Northland Drive NE #F, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 (616) 795-0181 / melissa@mkntherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), Mindfulness, Somatic Therapy


MI - Grand Rapids

Sally Verstraete, LMSW
500 Cascade West Parkway St SE, Suite 240, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 (616) 591-9000 / sverstraete@grtherapygroup.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Relinquishment and Adoption issues (belonging, identity, race, grief, rejection, shame, relationships, searching); Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders - especially for adoptees; Grief


MINNESOTA (MN)


MN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


MN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


MN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Patty McClarren, LISW
Cincinnati Ridge Counseling LLC (614) 582-0603 / patty@cincinnatiridgecounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples
Specialties: Complex Trauma, EMDR, Grief, Life Transitions, LGBTQIA, PTSD


MN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Cameron Lee Small, LPCC
Therapy Redeemed (952) 333-4688 / therapyredeemed@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: High School Age, Adult, Families
Specialties: Transracial Adoption, Identity, Race, Culture, Birth Family Search, Trauma, Attachment, Interpersonal Relationship


MN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


MN - Blaine

Lynn Mykytyn, LPCC, LADC
Sando Wellness & Counseling ~ 762 104th Court NE, Blaine, MN 55434 (763) 332-7183 / Lynn@sandowellness.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School Age, Adults, Couples
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Identity, Transitional/Adjustment, Addiction and Co-occurring Disorders


MN - Burnsville

Paula Achenbach, LMFT-S 
100 East Crystal Lake Road, Burnsville, MN 55306 (952) 210-5569 / achenbachp@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, Foster, Kinship
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Registered Play Therapist, Attachment, Filial Therapy, Somatic-Trained, Animal-Assisted Therapy (dog & horse)


MN - Minneapolis

Sumitra Dorner, LICSW 
Seize the Day Therapy, LLC ~ 2637 Pleasant Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (612) 250-4007 / seizethedaytherapy@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: International, Transracial
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Pre-adoption & post-adoption therapy, Adoptees, Adoptive parents, Birth parents, Reunification, Adoptive community, Foster care, Kinship adoption, depression, anxiety, relationship issues,bipolar, schizophrenia, personality disorders, chemical dependency issues, trauma, loss & grief, divorce, housing, employment, homelessness, parenting issues


MN - Minneapolis

Hye-Kyong Kim, PsyD 
Lyn-Lake Psychotherapy & Wellness ~ 621 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (612) 222-4054 / hktherapy7@gmail.org

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Adoption & foster care, Somatic Experiencing, Indigenous & other POC communities, Grief, Trauma


MN - Minneapolis

Julie Koch, MSW, LICSW 
Roots Therapy & Consulting ~ 2920 Bryant Ave S #112, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (612) 234-1072 / julie@rootstherapyandconsulting.org

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Queer/Trans/Nonbinary (LGBTQ+), Narrative therapy, EMDR, TF-CBT, Narrative Exposure Therapy


MN - Minneapolis

Merrily Young-Hye Sadlovsky, LICSW
Mind + Balance Mental Health Care 4450 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419 (612)-441-4551/ hello@mindbalancementalhealth.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Perfectionism, Identity, EMDR, Mindfulness, Attachment


MN - Minneapolis

Amber Turcotte, LICSW 
ISD16/Spring Lake Park Schools ~ 1415 81st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432 (763) 600-5089 / aturco@district16.org

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families


MN - Roseville

Nicole Sheppard, LPCC 
Mental Health Systems ~ 1700 Hwy 36 W #130, Roseville, MN 55113 (952) 460-9032 / nsheppard@mhs-dbt.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: DBT, Mindfulness, Trauma, Grief/Loss, Identity, Birth Family Search/Reunion, Life Transitions, Depression, Anxiety


MN - Shakopee

Sally Phillips, LP 
Behavioral Health Services, Inc. ~ 327 S. Marschall Rd #250, Shakopee, MN 55379 (651) 769-6500 / sphillips@bhsimn.com

Personal Adoption Status: International
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples
Specialties: Psychoanalytic psychotherapy with adult adoptees, Pre-adoption psychological evaluations


MN - St. Paul

Bibiana Koh, PhD, LICSW 
BdKoh Therapy ~ 370 Selby Ave. #311, St. Paul, MN 55102 (651) 900-5078/ bibiana@bdkohtherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Adoption, Ethnic identity, Acculturation & Enculturation


MN - West St. Paul

Sarah Heil-Brenny, MSW, LICSW 
Associated Clinic of Psychology ~ 149 Thompson Ave E #150, West St. Paul, MN 55118 (651) 450-0860 / sheilbrenny@acp-mn.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Play therapy, EMDR, CBT


MISSISSIPPI (MS)


MS - Ridgeland

Karla Andress, LPC 
Killebrew Psychological Services ~ 210 West Jackson Street, Ridgeland, MS 39157 (601) 560-0506 / Karla@andresscounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Substance abuse & recovery, Trauma, Adoption, Grief/loss, Anxiety, EMDR, Brainspotting


MISSOURI (MO)


MO - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


MO - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Christine Fuhrman, LCSW, LSCSW
(913) 324-3811 / cfuhrman@kidstlc.org

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, Foster, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Adoptee issues, Adoptive families, Adoptive parents, Birth parents


MO - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Fiona Hill, LPC
Lifepointe Counseling LLC ~ 655 Craig Road, Ste. 320, St. Louis, MO 63141 (314) 254-3594 / fiona@fionahilllpc.org

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race
Client Population: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Families


MO - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com P

ersonal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


MO - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Jillian Nisely, LCSW
Feel & Flourish Counseling Collective 4411 E State Hwy D, Suite, E, Springfield, MO 65809 (417) 279-5522 / Jillian@feelandflourishcounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Preschool, Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults
Specialties: Trauma, EMDR, Adoption/Foster, Attachment, Anxiety, Dissociation, & Geek Therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), In Person & Virtual Sessions


MO - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


MO - Independence

Stacy Sparks, LCSW-S
A Possibility Exists Counseling ~ 201 N. Forest Ave. Suite 231, Independence, MO 64050 (816) 920-0302 / apossibilityexists@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Preschool-Age, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Families, Adults
Specialties: EMDR, Play Therapy, MNRIhment, Anxiety, Dissociation, & Geek Therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), In Person & Virtual Sessions


MO - St. Peters

Kay Phillips, LPC
1278 Jungermann Rd., Suite E, St. Peters, MO 63376 (636) 231-5590 / Kayphillipslpc@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race
Client Population: High School Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: CBT, DBT


MONTANA (MT)


MT - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Regina Faridnia, LCSW
Indigena Counseling & Wellness Ctr. (408) 460-5030 / indigenacounselingandwellness@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults
Specialties: Indigenous, First/Second Responders, addictions, racial/ethnic identity, attachment, Brainspotting, EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Biofeedback, Safe & Sound Protocol


MT - Bozeman

Virginia Laney, LCPC
Off-Grid Therapy, LLC ~ 321 E Main St, Suite 300, Bozeman, Montana 59715 (406) 304-7456 / virginia@offgridtherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic
Client Population: Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: LGBTQIA+; adoption trauma

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NEBRASKA (NE)


NE - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


NE - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


NE - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


NE - Omaha

Jaime Weatherholt, LICSW 
Enlightened Counseling & Healing LLC ~ 5824 S 142nd St B, Omaha, NE 68137 (402) 235-9686 / jaime@enlightenedomaha.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, PTSD, Depression, Mood disorders


NEVADA (NV)


NV - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


NV - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


NV - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


NV - Las Vegas

Sue Cartwright, MFT 
7465 W. Lake Mead Road #114, Las Vegas, NV 89128 (725) 999-2215 / qq62@hotmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families


NV - Las Vegas

Janet Nordine, MS, LMFT, RPT-S
Experience Courage Therapy & Consulting 9414 W Lake Mead Boulevard #218, Las Vegas, NV 89134 (702) 630-8848 / experiencecourage@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Play Therapy, TBRI, Theraplay, DBT, Distance Consultation


NV - North Las Vegas

Pamela Roberts, LCSW
5135 Camino al Norte #272, North Las Vegas, NV 89031 (702) 466-2552 / pamelarobertslcsw@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: DBT Certified, Theraplay, TBRI Practitioner


NEW HAMPSHIRE (NH)


NH - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


NH - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


NH - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


NEW JERSEY (NJ)


NJ - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


NJ - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Kim Konopka, LCSW
Yung Mee Psychotherapy ~ PO Box 4341, Highland Park, NJ 08904 (917) 408-3226 / kim@yungmeepsychotherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults
Specialty: Trauma, LGBTQIA+, Racial Identity, Neurodiversity/Autism Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


NJ - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


NJ - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


NJ - Cherry Hills

Colleen McCay, LCSW 
Creative Paths Counseling ~ 1101 N. Kings Highway #313, Cherry Hills, NJ 08034 (856) 672-5183 / colleen@creativepathscounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, In Reunion
Client Population: Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families


NJ - Egg Harbor Township

Michelle Codington, MS, LMFT, RPT, CFTP 
Where Kids Thrive ~ 6712 Washington Ave, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 (609) 889-8100 / MCodington@wherekidsthrive.com

Personal Adoption Status: Foster
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Complex trauma, play therapy, creative & expressive arts therapy, music therapy


NJ - Egg Harbor Township

Amy Geller, LCSW 
700 Godwin Ave #200, Midland Park, NJ 07432 (201) 749-0530 / amygellerlcsw@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Developmental Trauma, Adoption, Reunion, Support Groups & Workshops


NJ - Princeton

Beverly Mason, LCSW
Mason Therapy Services ~ 166 Bunn Drive Suite 107, Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 228-9175 / masontherapyservices@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Reunion Issues


NEW MEXICO (NM)


NM - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Julie Gray, LCSW Mosaic Counseling Services ~ PO Box 93792, Albuquerque, NM 87199 (505) 750-4243 / juliegray@mosaiccounselingabq.com Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, In Reunion Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families


NEW YORK (NY)


NY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Joanne Bagshaw, MA, PhD, LCPC 
(631) 697-5568 / joanne@joannebagshaw.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Trauma, sex & relationship therapy


NY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Emily Bradley, LCAT
(917) 985-8500 / emily@emilymbradley.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race, Domestic
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Adult Adoptees Navigating Relationships and Identity, Art Therapy, Mindful Compassion, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, anxiety, Depression, Addiction


NY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Kim Konopka, LCSW
Yung Mee Psychotherapy ~ PO Box 4341, Highland Park, NJ 08904 (917) 408-3226 / kim@yungmeepsychotherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults
Specialty: Trauma, LGBTQIA+, Racial Identity, Neurodiversity/Autism


NY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Bethany Lindeblad, MT-BC
Do Re Me Therapy (401) 536-7443 / blindeblad.mtbc@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age


NY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Melinda McCulloch, LCSW
(646) 670-7071 / melinda@thirdspacetherapyny.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families


NY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Susan McQuirk. LCSW
Adoptee Emotional Recovery, NYC ~ 5 Tudor City Place, New York, NY 10017 (646) 620-3182 / adopteeemotionalrecoverynyc@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race
Client Population: Adults, Couples


NY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Ann Marie Morello, LMHC
Calm Waters Mental Health Counseling PC (631) 793-8420 / Annmariemorellolmhc@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Trauma, Grief & Loss, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level 2, Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional


NY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Catie Samantha Peck, LMSW
True Story Counseling ~ 44 Garden Drive, Fairport, NY 14450 (585) 488-5515 / truestorycounselingservices@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: CPTSD, Attachment, Grief/Loss, Mind/Body Trauma Work, Veterans, Older Adults


NY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Sarah Saffian, LCSW, MFA (
646) 242-7328 / sarah@saffian.com
Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, Same-Race, In-Reunion
Client Population: Adults, Couples
Specialties: Adoption, Identity Issues, Grief Work, Life Transitions, Relationships, Anxiety, Abandonment, Self-Esteem, Reunion and Host Country Visit Coaching


NY - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Emelia Thygesen, LCMHC, LMHC
Courage for Change (252) 649-3303 / Emeliathygesenlmhc@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT), Anxiety, Grief, Adoptees


NY - Buffalo

Marcella Moslow, LMSW 
Adoption Perspectives LLC ~ 474 Niagara Falls Blvd Tonawanda, NY 14223 (716) 867-5027 / marcella.moslow@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: EMDR, Adoption education and therapy, Attachment, Play therapy, Parent coaching/consulting, Pre/post Adoption/kinship/foster care, Trauma informed care, Professional training


NY - Congers

Joe Soll, LCSW 
Adoption Healing, Inc. ~ 74 Lakewood Drive, Congers, NY 10920 (845) 268-0283 / joesoll@adoptionhealing.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Sexual abuse, Reunion relationships, Marriage issues


NY - New York

Amanda Baden, PhD 
116 W 23rd Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10011 (646) 498-0452 / amandabaden@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Racial & Cultural Identity, Adoption Search & Reunion, International & Transracial Adoptions


NY - New York

Jennifer Griesbach, MSW 
303 Fifth Avenue #905, New York, NY 10016 (347) 620-2181 / jennifer@ jennifergriesbach.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Adult adoptees through the life cycle, Somatic therapy, Adoptees becoming parents, College transition


NY - New York

Jessica Kim Gruber, MFT 
11 Hanover Square, Floor 27, New York, NY 10005 (718) 568-6974 / jessicakim.mft@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Adoption, Parent Consultation, Identity formation, Issues of Race/Culture, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma


NY - New York

Grace Huntley, LMHC
237 EAST 79TH ST., Apt. 2D, New York, NY 10075 (908) 399-8635 / hello@gracehuntleycounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Life Transitions, Transracial Adoptees, Career, College Students, Emerging Adults, Trauma, Attachment


NY - New York

Ciara McLaughlin, LCSW 
303 5th Avenue #901, New York, NY 10040 (646) 762-9014 / ciaramclaughlintherapy@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples
Specialties: Adoption issues, racial identity, trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship issues


NY - New York

Meggin Nam Holtz, LMSW
116 West 23rd St., 5th Floor, New York, NY 10011 (646) 372-6469 / megginholtz@adoptioninformed.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, Foster
Client Population: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Transracial adoption, relationships, attachment and regulation work with youth, adolescents and adults


NY - New York

Elizabeth Studwell, PsyD
Rennicke & Associates 79 Walking St., 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013 (315) 795-3805 / Es@rennickeassociates.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Family Work, Adoption, Early Childhood Trauma, Race and Culture, ADHD, and Couples


NY - Syracuse

Paige Ouimette, PhD 
1101 Erie Blvd East #206, Syracuse, NY 13210 (315) 436-5825 / ouimettephd@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: EMDR, Attachment, and Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy


NY - Williamsville

Dr. Arthur Becker-Weidman, CSW-R, PhD. DABPS
Center For Family Development 5820 Main Street, Suite 406, Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 636-6243 / AWeidman@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, Kinship
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Treatment of Complex Trauma, Disorders of Attachment, Certified Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Therapist, Supervision, Training


NY - Williamsville

Debbie Maley, LCSW
8201 Main St. Suite 11, Williamsville, New York 14221 (716) 544-0165 / debbie@debbiemaleylcsw.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Trauma, Racial Identity, Life Transitions


NORTH CAROLINA (NC)


NC - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


NC - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


NC - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Katy Perkins, LCSW
Kingsman Consulting, LLC ~ (972) 895-8376 / admin@katyperkins.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School Age, Adults
Specialties: Post-adoption (including transracial & international), sexual & domestic violence, trauma, cultural competence, LGBTQ, DNA discoveries, depression/anxiety, search & reunion, parenting, policy analysis, professional training


NC - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Emelia Thygesen, LCMHC, LMHC
Courage for Change (252) 649-3303 / Emeliathygesenlmhc@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT), Anxiety, Grief, Adoptees


NC - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


NORTH DAKOTA (ND) *No submissions


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OHIO (OH)


OH - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


OH - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Patty McClarren, LISW
Cincinnati Ridge Counseling LLC (614) 582-0603 / patty@cincinnatiridgecounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples
Specialties: Complex Trauma, EMDR, Grief, Life Transitions, LGBTQIA, PTSD


OH - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


OH - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


OKLAHOMA (OK)


OK - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


OK - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


OK - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


OREGON (OR)


OR - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Maria Alejandra De Araujo Sanchez, LCSW
Horizon Online Therapy LLC ~ 1915 NE Stucki Ave Ste 308, Hillsboro, OR 97006 (541) 203-3425 / contact@horizononlinetherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race, International, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Developmental Trauma, PTSD, Grief and Loss. EMDR, Mindfulness, DBT, CBT, Parts work, Somatic Therapy


OR - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Emelia Thygesen, LCMHC, LMHC
Courage for Change (252) 649-3303 / Emeliathygesenlmhc@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT), Anxiety, Grief, Adoptees


OR - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Lori Charlish, LCSW 
1832 NE Broadway Street, Portland, OR 97232 (503) 407-4684 / loricharlish@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Trauma & attachment specialist, adoption reunion/birth family relationships, adoptee identity, depression, anxiety, learning/focus struggles, TBRI practitioner, neurofeedback, Safe & Sound Protocol


OR - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Erin Ahlquist, LPC 
Marion County Children's Behavioral Health ~ 3867 Wolverine St. NE #F, Salem, OR 97305 (503) 269-4387 / erinkayahlquist@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International C
lient Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Families
Specialties: Adoption & Foster Care, Infant/Toddler Mental Health, Autism Spectrum

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PENNSYLVANIA (PA)


PA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


PA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


PA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


PA - Wayne

Kimberly Nelson, LCSW
Holding Hope ~ 900 West Valley Road # 703, Wayne, PA 19087 (484) 808-7671 / kimnelson.lcsw@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Grief, Loss/Bereavement


PA - York

Nicolle Tremitiere, LCSW
Tremitiere Trauma Recovery LLC ~ 805 South George Street, York, PA 17403 (717) 855-5377 / TtraumaR@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Individual Trauma Healing, EMDR, Ego States, Parts Work, Flash EMDR

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RHODE ISLAND (RI)


RI - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Lisa Gallagher, PsyD 
(781) 277-4677 / drlgallagher@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Parenting, anxiety disorders, divorce, impact of racism, learning disabilities, adjustment to chronic health conditions

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SOUTH CAROLINA (SC) *No submissions


 


SOUTH DAKOTA (SD)


SD - Sioux Falls

Aimee Peterson, CSW-PIP
Pathways Counseling 1601 E 69th St STE 206, Sioux Falls, SD 57108 (605) 215-4364 / office@pathwayscounselingsd.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Personality disorders, Adoption, Mood disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Grief and Loss, Identity


SD - Sioux Falls

Lisa Stellinga, LPC-MH
Lighting a New Way Counseling Services 1500 S. Sycamore Avenue #102, Sioux Falls, SD 57110 (605) 361-0114 / lisa@lightinganewway.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic
Client Population: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Post-Adoption Empathy and Parent Education

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TENNESSEE (TN)


TN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


TN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD

Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com
Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


TN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Lindsey Reeves, LCSW
Becoming Brave Counseling ~ (615) 933-8944 / lindsey@becomingbravecounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic
Client Population: Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Adoption Triad, Trauma, Anxiety, Cancer support/Long-term illness, Career exploration


TN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Elizabeth Steinmann Kane, LCSW
239) 877-0709 / elizabeth@kanecounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Trauma, EMDR, Anxiety, Depression, Christian Counseling


TN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Kim Warner-Hudy, LCSW 
7209 Haley Industrial Blvd #130, Nolensville, TN 37135 (615) 852-7535 / kwarnerhudy@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Anxiety, ARC, Attachment, EMDR, Brainspotting, Grief & Loss, Racial Identity, Search & Reunion, Theraplay, TBRI, TF-CBT, Transracial Adoption


TN - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


TEXAS (TX)


TX - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Melanie Chung-Sherman, LCSW
1514 N. Greenville Ave # 310, Allen, TX 75002 (214) 883-5482 / counsel@mcscounsel.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: CURRENTLY ONLY OFFERING ONE-TIME CONSULTATIONS, Transracial Identity Integration, Theraplay, EMDR, Adult Attachment Interview, LGBTQIA & adoption, suicidality/self-harm


TX - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


TX - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


TX - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Ciara McLaughlin, LCSW
(646) 762-9014 / ciaramclaughlintherapy@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples
Specialties: Adoption issues, racial identity, trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship issues


TX - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Katy Perkins, LCSW
Kingsman Consulting, LLC ~ (972) 895-8376 / admin@katyperkins.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School Age, Adults
Specialties: Post-adoption (including transracial & international), sexual & domestic violence, trauma, cultural competence, LGBTQ, DNA discoveries, depression/anxiety, search & reunion, parenting, policy analysis, professional training


TX - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Sunnycho Teeling, LMHC, LPC
(319) 435-1859 / sunnycho@theinterconnectedjourney.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families Specialties: Multiracial, Play Therapy


TX - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Amy Wilkerson, LCSW
Copihue Counseling 2806 N Alvernon Way Suite 500, Tucson AZ 85712 (520) 955-8351 / amywilkerson@growhealblossom.com

Personal Adoption Status: International, Transracial, In Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Families, Adults
Specialties: Foster Care, Pre and Post Adoptive Parents, Transracial Adoption, Reunion, Identity Exploration, Trauma


TX - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


TX - Austin

Lacy Alana, LCSW
4414 Red River St, Austin, TX 78751 (512) 680-3530 / lacyshawn@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Trauma, neurodivergence, autism, depression, anxiety


TX - Austin

Kate Coffield, LCSW
4412 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas 78756 (512) 677-9255 / katecoffieldtherapy@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Early Childhood Trauma, Survivors of Abuse, Grief, Anxiety and Depression, Core Shame, Body Acceptance and Love, LGBTQ+


TX - Austin

Pam Greenstone, LPC 
Deep Roots Counseling 3737 Executive Center Drive, Suite 108, Austin, TX 78731 (512) 689-7279 / pamgreenstone@me.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Couples
Specialties: LGBTQ, Adult Adoptee Therapy Group


TX - Austin

Kimberley Mead, LPC-S
2525 Wallingwood Dr., Building 12, Austin, Texas 78746 (512) 789-6125 / kmeadcounseling@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults, Couples
Specialties: Trauma, grief, shame, relational trauma, NARM IPNB, Somatic Experiencing, EMDR


TX - Austin

Joellen Peters, PhD 
PO Box 41143, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 627-1308 / joellen.peters@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic
Client Population: Families
Specialties: Adoption-related issues from pre-adoption counseling to reunions between triad members

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UTAH (UT)


UT – Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status:
Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population:
Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties:
Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


UT - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services
(847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


UT - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


UT - South Jordan
Kristin Jones, MS 
Tradewinds Counseling ~ 2651 West 10400 South #101D, South Jordan, UT 84095
(801) 383-3846 / k.joneslpc@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults

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VERMONT (VT) *No submissions



VIRGINIA (VA)


VA – Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status:
Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population:
Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties:
Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


VA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services
(847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


VA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Carroll Martin, LCSW
Blue Ridge Therapy Services ~ 203 Loudoun St SW, Lower Level Ste E, Leesburg, VA 20176
(703) 775-4102 / carroll@blueridgetherapyservices.com
Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Traumatic grief, Loss


VA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Katy Perkins, LCSW
Kingsman Consulting, LLC ~ (972) 895-8376 / admin@katyperkins.com
Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: High School Age, Adults
Specialties: Post-adoption (including transracial & international), sexual & domestic violence, trauma, cultural competence, LGBTQ, DNA discoveries, depression/anxiety, search & reunion, parenting, policy analysis, professional training.


VA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


VA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Amelia Zakour, LPC
Family & Child Therapy ~ 144 Church St NW, Suite 205, Vienna, VA 22180
(571) 261-7764 / amelia@familyandchildtherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School Age, Adults


VA - Richmond

Amanda Firestone, LCSW 
Heart & Mind ~ 2301 Hilliard Rd #8, Richmond, VA 23228
(804) 307-2801 / amanda@heartmindrva.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: LGBTQ issues, teens & young adults, anxiety, identity, depression, adoptee groups


VA - Richmond

Lynne Edwards, LCSW
C2Adopt ~ 8100 Three Chopt Rd., Suite 101, Richmond, Virginia 23229
(804) 354-1881 /lynneedwardsc2@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples
Specialties: Working with adult adoptees either in reunion or not. Working with parents 1) who have adopted children who experienced early childhood trauma; 2) who identify as LGBTQ; 3) parent coaching on all adoption issues as they surface throughout their relationship with their child; Attachment-focused


VA - Richmond

Rebecca Ricardo, LCSW 
C2Adopt ~ 8100 Three Chopt Road #101, Richmond, VA 23228
(804) 370-0920 /rricardo@c2adopt.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults

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WASHINGTON (WA)


WA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454/ drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial. International, In-Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


WA- Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services (847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


WA - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


WA – Kirkland

Kelli Hall, LICSW 
11415 NE 128th Street #100, Kirkland, WA 98034
(425) 202-5284 / khall@nwtraumacounseling.org

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Attachment Regulation & Competency (ARC), Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI), Filial Play Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)


WA – Seattle

Spring Hecht, LICSW 
Healing Works Therapy ~ 7603 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126
(206) 850-5575 / spring@healingworkstherapy.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Trauma, Adoption, Racial Identity, EMDR


WA – Shoreline

Amy Barker, LMHC 
Adoption Savvy ~ 1501 N 200th Street #105, Shoreline, WA 98133
(206) 661-2566 / amy@adoptionsavvy.com

Personal Adoption Status: In Reunion
Client Population: Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: Adult adoptees, Birth parents, Reunion preparation & facilitation, Groups & retreats


WASHINGTON, DC (DC)


DC– Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status:
Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population:
Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties:
Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


DC - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services
(847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


DC - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


DC – Washington, DC

Julie Lopez, MSW, PhD 
The Viva Center ~ 1731 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009
(202) 345-7177 / julie@vivapartnership.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Adults, Couples
Specialties: Trauma, Addiction, Implicit memory, Adoption triad


WISCONSIN (WI)


WI– Virtual Sessions Statewide

Caela Day, Psy.D.
(720) 295-0454 / drcaela@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status:
Transracial, International, In-Reunion
Client Population:
Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties:
Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, EMDR, Racial/Ethnic Identity Development, Attachment Issues


WI - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Lindsey Reeves, LCSW
Becoming Brave Counseling ~ (615) 933-8944 / lindsey@becomingbravecounseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Domestic
Client Population: Middle School Age, High School Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Adoption Triad, Trauma, Anxiety, Cancer support/Long-term illness, Career exploration


WI– Virtual Sessions Statewide

Cameron Lee Small, LPC
Therapy Redeemed
(952) 333-4688 / therapyredeemed@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: High School Age, Adult, Families
Specialties: Transracial Adoption, Identity, Race, Culture, Birth Family Search, Trauma, Attachment, Interpersonal Relationship


WI - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Liz Lucchese, PsyD
Arrow Psychological Services
(847) 220-4355 / DrLu@arrowpsych.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults
Specialties: LGBTQ+, Forensic Populations, Adopted Individuals


WI - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Amy Wilkerson, LCSW
Copihue Counseling
2806 N Alvernon Way Suite 500, Tucson AZ 85712
(520) 955-8351 / amywilkerson@growhealblossom.com

Personal Adoption Status: International, Transracial, In Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Families, Adults
Specialties: Foster Care, Pre and Post Adoptive Parents, Transracial Adoption, Reunion, Identity Exploration, Trauma


WI - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, PsyD
Beyond Words Psychological Services LLC (303) 522-3184 / admin@growbeyondwords.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: High School-Age, Adults, Families
Specialties: Social justice-oriented therapy, Transracial adoption, Racial identity development, Trauma, EMDR, Attachment, Bullying, Adoptive parent education, Prospective adoptive parent psychological evaluations


WI - Virtual Sessions Statewide

Merrily Young-Hye Sadlovsky, LICSW
Mind + Balance Mental Health Care
(612)-441-4551/ hello@mindbalancementalhealth.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Adults
Specialties: Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Perfectionism, Identity, EMDR, Mindfulness, Attachment


WI - Beloit

Alicia Oczus, LPC
Blackbird Psychotherapy LLC ~ 3521 Eagles Ridge Dr, Beloit, WI 53511
(608) 631-0911 / therapy.blackbird@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age
Specialties: Infant, Early childhood, Family mental health, Trauma


WI - Eau Claire

Tonya Hughes, LMFT
Clinic for Christian Counseling, LLC ~ 505 S. Dewey Street, Eau Claire, WI 54701
(715) 832-1678 / thughes@cccwi.org

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International
Client Population: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Families


WI - Green Bay

Maria Trimble, LPC, LMHC
Hiking the Heart Counseling Services, LLC
2221 South Webster Ave, Suite A #286, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54301
(855) 207-9463 / hikingtheheart@gmail.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families


WI - Kenosha

Julie Sokol, LCSW
Guided Wellness Counseling, SC ~ 1112 56th Street, Kenosha, WI 53140
(262) 287-1999 / juliesokol5@icloud.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples
Specialties: Adoption issues, Trauma, Complex health issues


WI - Menasha

Elysabeth Meehan, MSW
Samaritan Counseling Center ~ 1478 Kenwood Drive #1, Menasha, WI 54952
(920) 886-9319 / emeehan@samaritan-counseling.com

Personal Adoption Status: Same-Race, Transracial, International, Foster
Client Population: Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Working with families formed through foster care &/or adoption, attachment, trauma, mental & behavioral health issues


WI - Pewaukee

Emily Raclaw, LPC
Adoption Wellness LLC ~ N27 W23960 Paul Rd #5, Pewaukee, WI 53072
(414) 215-9232 / emily@adoptionwellness.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, Domestic, In Reunion
Client Population: Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families
Specialties: Children, Teens, Adults, People of Color


WI - Pewaukee

Jaclyn Skalnik, MSW, APSW, LCSW
Adoption Wellness LLC ~ N27 W23960 Paul Rd #5, Pewaukee, WI 53072
(414) 367-8070 / jaclyn@adoptionwellness.com

Personal Adoption Status: Transracial, International, In Reunion
Client Population: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Elementary-Age, Middle School-Age, High School-Age, Adults, Couples, Families


WYOMING (WY) *No submissions