Meet the adoptee therapists who have been featured on Adoptees On: Healing.

Pamela Cordano, MFT

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Pamela is a fellow adoptee and psychotherapist who specializes in helping you to discover meaning in your life.

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Marta Drachenberg, LMHC

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Marta is a fellow adoptee and licensed mental health counselor trained in Internal Family Systems, a model she believes to be especially powerful in helping adoptees learn to love and welcome all their internal parts.

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Pam Greenstone, MA, LPC

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Pam is a fellow adoptee and a licensed professional counsellor in private practice in Austin, Texas. She has been leading psychotherapy groups since 2002.

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Jennifer Griesbach, LCSW

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Jennifer is a fellow adoptee and New York based therapist. Jennifer uses the mind-body connection to help adoptees heal from adoption trauma.

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Lesli A. Johnson, MFT


Lesli is a fellow adoptee and licensed therapist who works to help other adoptees connect the dots of their story and live authentically.

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Kristin Jones, CMHC

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Kristin is an adoptee and trauma-informed therapist working with children, teens, and adults.

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Dr. Julie Lopez, PhD, LICSW

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Dr. Julie is a trauma-informed practitioner and founder of The Viva Center, a Washington, DC based mental health and wellness organization committed to reducing the stigma surrounding mental health and encouraging individuals to live empowered lives.

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Katie Jae Naftzger, LICSW

Katie is an experienced psychotherapist who works with adoptees through the life cycle, adoptive parents and families. 

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Melissa K. Nicholson, LMSW

Melissa is an adoptee and psychotherapist who specializes in helping adopted teens and adults who have experienced complex trauma and loss, discover a life worth living.

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Janet Nordine, MS, LMFT

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Janet is an adoptee and a licensed marriage and family therapist who works with foster children who have experienced trauma.

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Jeanette Yoffe, MA, MFT


Jeanette is an adoptee and a child therapist with a special focus on adoption and foster care issues.

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