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Unraveling Adoption

Jul 31, 2023

Breaking the Cycle: Addressing the Needs of Foster Children - Jenell Jones

"Love isn't enough. We can't just love these kids out of the abuse and neglect." - Jenell Jones

Jenell Jones, a mother of seven, had faced her fair share of challenges as a foster and adoptive parent. But when she welcomed eight-year-old Mercy...

Jul 24, 2023

The Lifelong Impact of Adoption with Michael Grenfell

"When we receive or find new information, we have to then reorient ourselves with that information, with a new foundation or a new guidepost. It's deep identity structure stuff that we're continually renegotiating all the time throughout this journey." - Michael...

Jul 17, 2023

How To Be an Anti-Racist in Adoptive Families with Lanise Antoine Shelley

"It's vital to feel a sense of connectivity to your name, to your environment, and to the people that you choose to love." - Lanise Antoine Shelley

If you're an adoptee who's feeling a constant sense of disconnection and confusion as you try to...

Jul 10, 2023

Navigating Adoption's Complexities as an Adoptee and an Adoptive Parent with Damon Davis

In this episode of Unraveling Adoption, guest Damon Davis shares his personal journey both as an adoptee and as an adoptive parent, shedding light on the complexities and challenges faced by adoptees and their families. Don't miss...

Jul 3, 2023

Brainspotting in Adoption Therapy

Does this sound familiar? You've been told to simply provide love and support to your adopted child, but despite your best efforts, they still struggle with emotional trauma. Or maybe you're an adult adoptee and struggling with ongoing distress from your relinquishment. The pain of...