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Realities of Adoption with Laura Summers

People have a lot of ideas and thoughts about what adoption looks like today. They might have seen things on television or in movies or heard stories about what the adoption process entails.

Unfortunately, there are some common misconceptions about adoption. On this episode, Laurie Poole welcomes Laura Summers, LMFT to unpack what some of these are and discuss the truth about the family-building option that is today’s modern adoption.

Laura Summers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and owner of Engage Counseling & Consulting. Her practice focuses on relational issues, boundaries, self image, and issues of adoption. As an adult domestic adoptee, she brings a deep understanding of how adoption affects both individuals and their families. She works from an attachment-informed perspective, which is crucial to understanding adoption and its affects on all members of the adoption triad.

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Therapist Unplugged Podcast

A therapist-led podcast brought to you by The Montfort Group featuring Laurie Poole. Straight talk about life, relationships, and mental health. Each episode will feature the unplugged views of guests and fellow therapists as we navigate hot topics, therapy trends and the world around us.

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