Pre/Post Foster Care & Adoption Constellation Support Group
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Adopt Salon was developed and is supported by the CELIA CENTER, a non-profit Adoption and Foster Care Support organization. This group is facilitated in Partnership with Five Acres.
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A monthly open support group free for all members of the Adoption Constellation:
Natural Parents, Adoptees, Former Foster Youth, Foster Parents, Legal Guardians, & Adoptive Parents.
A place for the Adoption & Foster Care community to come together to share stories, thoughts, feelings, ideas, receive psycho-education, process grief/loss, and build strong bonds/connections.
The group is facilitated by Adoptions Psychotherapist and Adult Adoptees, Lesli Johnson, M.F.T. and Angela Gee, M.F.T.
Participants: Members of the Foster and/or Adoption Constellation are allowed.
Natural mothers, Natural fathers, (pre & post adoption)
Adoptees and/or Foster-Adoptees/Former Foster Youth
Adoptive Parents, (pre & post adoption)
Foster Parents, Legal Guardians, Mentors to Foster Youth
(For adults only; No childcare)
When: 3rd Thursday of Every Month…next is MAY 16th, 2013
Where: 747 W. Mountain View Street ~ Altadena, CA 91101
Contact: Lesli Johnson, M.F.T. Time: 7 – 9 pm
This is a DROP-IN Group and there is no need to RSVP
- Lesli Johnson, MFT: Lesli Johnson was adopted in infancy and works as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She specializes in adoption related issues. Her practice includes adults, adolescents, couples and families. Lesli is dedicated to helping her clients connect the dots of their story in order to achieve understanding, clarity, emotional resilience and a general sense of well being. She utilizes attachment theory, interpersonal neurobiology, mind-body connection and mindfulness practices in her work with her clients. Contact Lesli at www.yourmindfulbrain.com for more information.
- Angela Gee, MFT: Angela Gee is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. As a Chinese-American adoptee, and adoptive mom of a daughter born in Guangzhou, China, Angela’s personal experience informs her clinical practice. Specializing in adoption issues, Angela treats adoptees (children, adolescents and adults), adoptive or waiting parents, and birth, or first-parents, to help them work through the challenges of grief and loss, early trauma, adjustment, relational and attachment issues that members of the adoption constellation often face. Contact Angela at (310) 226-7089 for more information.
Adopt Salon was originally created by Jeanette Yoffe, MFT. Jeanette runs an Adopt Salon group at Vista Del Mar in West LA the first Wednesday of every month.