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Jun 7, 2019

Macy Oosthuizen, LCSW shares her story with us, and I may have gasped in shock a few times! Macy also teaches us the reasons so many adopted people feel disconnected or unmoored, and what we can do to feel anchored at last. This episode is a must-listen! You’ll be surprised by the twists in Macy’s story as she...


May 24, 2019

We are back with Lesli A. Johnson, MFT answering your questions about navigating boundaries as an adopted person. We address boundaries with adoptive parents, money issues in reunion, and we wrap up with Lesli’s tips for saying no.

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May 10, 2019

Do you struggle with establishing guidelines or “edges” in relationships? Lesli A. Johnson, MFT is back on the podcast to answer your questions about navigating boundaries. Lesli gives us some helpful tips in how to open up a conversation around boundaries even when it’s scary. Most of this show’s questions...


Apr 26, 2019

Are you incredibly hard on yourself? Adopted people often struggle with loving ourselves because our very first experiences were ones of rejection. One way to cultivate self-worth is self-compassion. Kristin Jones, CMHC teaches us what self-compassion looks like, why adopted people could really benefit from this...


Apr 5, 2019

Janet Nordine, MS, LMFT is back and talking with us about when relinquishment and adoption is not our only trauma. Janet teaches us about how plastic our brains are, we talk about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) questionnaire and we even discuss Play Therapy! Janet will leave you feeling hopeful even while...