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S05 E94 Sophia

12/14/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Sophia and I discuss her journey of sobriety, reunion, and years of experience building healthy boundaries. After a whirlwind reunion, Sophia and her first father developed a very deep connection, and one of the ways they bonded was through an understanding of addiction and recovery, and what it took for both of them to hold on to their sobriety. Sophia also gives us some wise advice about navigating the reunion...

Duration:00:51:46

S05 E93 David

12/7/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Today author David B. Bohl, an independent addiction consultant and licensed clinical substance abuse counsellor, is here to share his story with us. David and I discuss his experiences of alcohol addiction and sobriety, how our lives as adoptees are so much more than just our adoption experience, and what is working right now in the recovery field. Full Show Notes Here Connect With...

Duration:00:52:35

S05 E92 Stuart

11/30/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group We are continuing our look at adoption and addiction. Today Stuart Watson shares his story of how he used his investigative journalist skills to find his biological parents at age 45 and his discovery that alcoholism and trauma were inextricably linked in his DNA. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us TwitterFacebookLinked Inhelen.movieTwitterInstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebook Subscribe Apple Podcasts | ...

Duration:00:53:33

S05 E91 Harris

11/23/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Today we launch the newest series of Adoptees On where we are focusing on addiction and recovery. Harris Coltrain shares his story of alcohol and drug addiction and how fatherhood was his motivation to get clean and sober. We also talk about how challenging mainstream recovery programs can be for adopted people where our experiences as adoptees with adoption trauma may be invalidated. Full Show Notes...

Duration:00:42:59

Healing Series: Adoptees Connect

11/16/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Today hear about the newest amazing resource for adoptees: Adoptees Connect and their peer-led support groups! The founder, Pamela Karanova, shares with us why she started Adoptees Connect, the power of meeting in-person with other adopted people, and why peer-led support groups for adoptees can become a lifeline for us. Full Show Notes Here Connect With...

Duration:00:25:04

Healing Series: Somatic Therapy with Jennifer Griesbach, LCSW

11/9/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group On today’s healing episode we are learning about somatic therapy. Jennifer Griesbach, LCSW, teaches us what it is, what it looks like practically in a therapy appointment and why is it so effective for adoptees in particular. If you’ve ever felt disconnected from your body, this is the episode for you! Full Show Notes Here Connect With...

Duration:00:35:19

S04 E20 Fathers

11/2/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Today we release part two of our two-part season four finale! Listen in to an incredibly intimate conversation between Janet Weinreich-Keall and both of her fathers, Emil Weinreich, and Gordon Keall. We discuss Emil’s shock of discovering he was a father to an adult daughter, how Gordon embraced Emil with open arms, and the inspiring relationship they’ve all built together. We also ponder, 'where are all the...

Duration:01:07:24

S04 E19 Janet Weinreich-Keall

10/26/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Today is part one of our two-part season four finale! Listen as Janet Weinreich-Keall shares how she had to rely on the media and complete strangers to help her unravel the largest known case of serial abandonment in the world. We discuss the emotional toll 21 years of searching took on her, how painful it was to make phone calls over and over that would forever change people’s lives, and how one first name would...

Duration:01:04:37

S04 E18 - I Call Her Mom

10/19/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Today Haley is getting very vulnerable with Linda, her biological father’s wife, who Haley now calls Mom. Linda and Haley discuss how their expectations for reunion were starkly different, how the entire family went through some very rocky times together and what ultimately brought them to a healthy relationship. Haley’s brother also shares some of his thoughts on the surprise of hearing he had an older sister and...

Duration:01:17:14

AO S04 E17 When Your Mother Is an Adoptee

10/11/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Today one of our favourite therapists, Pam Cordano is back! This time we chat with Pam and her two adult daughters, Sarah and Lauren. Pam’s daughters tell us all about what it was like for them to grow up with a mother who was adopted. We discuss how Pam chose to parent differently than her adoptive parents, what were some positive and negative things about living with an adoptee in the house, and what their family...

Duration:00:59:30

S04 E16 Nicole: Before You Gain Anything You Lose Everything

10/5/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Nicole Chung shares with us about the complexities of growing up distinctly different from your adoptive family. In her new memoir, All You Can Ever Know, she explores her experience of pregnancy, search, and reunion which happen simultaneously. We discuss grief in adoption as Nicole recounts how she lost her adoptive father just as she was finishing up her final manuscript of All You Can Ever Know. Join us in our...

Duration:00:50:09

Healing Series: Grief Part 2 with Janet Nordine, MS, LMFT

9/28/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Today Janet Nordine, MS, LMFT is back to address grief. This time she is teaching us about experiencing grief as an adult adoptee. Have you lost a loved one recently? Revisiting grief as an adult adoptee is a totally different ballgame. We also discuss what can happen to us if we stuff down our feelings instead of processing them. Full Show Notes Here Connect With...

Duration:00:22:01

S04 E15 Peggy: I Never Called Her Mom

9/21/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Here’s an insider’s look at the challenges of adding a step-parent into your life. Many children navigate this in our society, but when you’re adopted, this adds an entirely new layer of complexity. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us InstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebook Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | iHeart Radio | Spotify | Stitcher | YouTube Connect Monthly...

Duration:00:58:55

Healing Series: Grief Part 1 with Janet Nordine, MS, LMFT

9/14/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Today Janet Nordine, MS, LMFT teaches us all about grief. Perhaps some of the anger you’ve been experiencing is actually masking some deep grief. We talk about disenfranchised grief and why we think it is a critical topic for adoptees to understand. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us www.experiencecourage.comTwitterInstagramExperience Courage on FacebookJanet on...

Duration:00:28:27

S04 E14 Marni and Karen

9/7/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Today we are going to look at a reunion between a mother and daughter, and how their guiding principles have helped build a strong and healthy connection over the past three years. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us FacebookTwitterInstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebook Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | iHeart Radio | Spotify | Stitcher | YouTube Support Adoptees On One Time Donation |...

Duration:00:56:13

S04 E13 Donna: I Come from a Lineage of Loss

8/24/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group What happens when you are so hopeful about connecting with your first mother but then you discover they’re already gone? Today Donna shares her story of searching for her birth family and what happens when she finds out some very sobering details of her birth mother’s life. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us TwitterInstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebook Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Play | iHeart Radio...

Duration:00:57:44

Healing Series: Finding a Therapy Group

8/10/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Pam Greenstone, MA, LPC teaches us how to find a therapy group in our area. Pam gives us some ideas for finding out if the group therapist is adoption-competent, what to do if they aren’t, and tips for finding a safe group to express your adoptee-related concerns. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us www.pgreenstonetherapy.comTwitterInstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebook Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Play...

Duration:00:17:37

Healing Series: Group Therapy

8/3/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Pam Greenstone, MA, LPC teaches us what group therapy is all about. You won’t believe the amazing list of therapeutic factors Pam explains come from healing in community. We also learn about why group therapy can be so beneficial for adoptees specifically. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us www.pgreenstonetherapy.comTwitterInstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebook Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Play | ...

Duration:00:34:38

S04 E12 Hea: I Woke up and My Mother Was Gone

7/20/2018
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Support Adoptees On One Time Donation | Monthly | Secret Facebook Group Today we are exploring another mother and daughter relationship. Hea was adopted from Korea but didn’t really start exploring her Korean heritage until her daughter Emma started getting curious. Hea shares about how her relationship with Emma spurred them both to process what being adopted really means. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us InstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebook...

Duration:01:07:29

Summer 2018 Update

7/6/2018
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Duration:00:05:05