Resources & Links


Brodzinski, David, et al. Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self (1993).

Gravelle, Karen. Where Are My Birth Parents? (1999).

Lifton, Betty Jean. Lost and Found: The Adoption Experience (2009).

Lifton, Betty Jean. Twice Born: Memoirs of an Adopted Daughter (2006).]

Lifton, Betty Jean. Journey of the Adopted Self: A Quest for Wholeness (1995).

Pavao, Joyce. The Family of Adoption (2005).

Melina, Lois. Raising Adopted Children: Practical Reassuring Advice for Every Adoptive Parent (1998).

Verrier, Nancy. The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child (1993).


Hughes, Daniel, & Siegel, Daniel. Brain-Based Parenting: The Neuroscience of Caregiving for Healthy Attachment (2012).

Hughes, Daniel. Attachment-Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children (2009).