An article on preparing for adoption by Ashley Yeager — a family therapist and Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) practitioner. She offers five pieces of advice for prospective adoptive parents. Her advice is particularly focused on adoption from China.
This article explains how adoption and the attitudes surrounding it have changed. It explains different reasonings behind the decision to adopt, and how adoptive parents, like biological parents, love their children and want the best for them. It explains that adopted children face specific challenges that family therapy can help resolve or manage.