Adoptees are Super Heroes and SHEroes

I am a person who loves Marvel, DC, Star Wars, and all super power, good vs evil type movies.  I grew up watching the ORIGINAL Bat Man series (ka-boom, slam, wap...etc) and I love superhero metaphors in my therapy practice. Superhero Therapy is the BEST!  In 2017, I found my biological family and my how-I-came-to-be... Continue Reading →

Adoptees: To Trust or Not to Trust? That is the Question

If an adoptee trusts you, really trusts you, consider yourself the exception to the rule. For myself, and many other adoptees, trust does not come easily, or it is given so quickly that trust turns into betrayal. It may seem as though this sentence contradicts itself, but it is so true. Adoptees have been betrayed... Continue Reading →

I am adopted. And it is complicated.

My adopted relationship status - "It's complicated." Imagine.  You spend 9 months within a warm and safe place.  Then, suddenly, you are made to leave, then removed from the very essence of what you have come to know for your entire existence, possibly never to feel that essence again.   This is adoption. I have spent... Continue Reading →

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