How Does Play Therapy Help Adoptees and Therapists?

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Play therapy acts as a medium for communication, rapport building, and the exploration of themes related to safety, abandonment, identity, and integration for adoptees. Therapists strategically use play to help children express what is troubling them when don’t have the verbal language to express their thoughts and feelings.

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Sharing LGBTQ Resources with Pride

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In honor of PRIDE month, we wanted to highlight some important resources to support LGBTQIA individuals and families in the post-adoption community. We want everyone in the adoption constellation to feel safe and valued, and to be able to live healthy, productive lives.

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Tips for Supporting LGBTQ Kids in Adoption


Many of our adoptee clients are exploring their gender and sexual identity, and we feel it is vital for foster and adoptive parents, social workers, mental health workers, teachers and other individuals who work with fostered or adopted children and teens to be aware of the challenges, needs and best practices for working with SOGIE issues.

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