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33. Patricia Martinez Dorner, an adoptive parent, adoptee ally and a licensed professional counselor
19th October 2021 • Once Upon A Time...In Adopteeland • Jennifer Dyan Ghoston
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Patricia Martinez Dorner, MA, LPC, a pioneer in open adoption and post adoption services, has been a relentless proponent of adoption reform. Her adoption focused practice includes counseling, mediation, education, support and training to individuals and professionals. She is a frequent conference speaker and author of many adoption related books. The adoptive mother of 2 adult daughters, she lives adoption personally and professionally. 

Books authored/co-authored by Patricia:

Children of Open Adoption (co-author)

Author of How To Open An Adoption: a guide for parents and birthparents of minors 

Talking To your Child About Adoption 

ADOPCION: hablando con tu hijo        

(Spanish translation)                           

ADOPTION SEARCH: An Ethical Guide For Professionals 

Above books can be obtained directly from Patricia. She can be reached via email; pdorner1@gmail.com