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Amanda Woolston, MSS, LCSW, CT
Amanda Woolston is an adoption and child welfare focused scholar, author, therapist, community organizer, leader, activist, educator, clinical supervisor, expert witness, social influencer, and field instructor. For over a decade, her work has reached millions globally through media campaigns, influence on public policy, grassroots initiatives, and more than a dozen published books.
Amanda accepts a limited number of clients at any given time through the following programs at her private practice.
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Amanda provides free adoption-competent content online on her Instagram account. Folks wishing to offer financial support in return for this labor are welcomed to do so. Please refer to the Roots Incorporated "Give" page for current fundraisers or to donate regularly. If preferred, donors may give directly to Amanda's LLC via PayPal.
"Pragmatic, powerful insights once again from Amanda H .L. Transue-Woolston. An adult adoptee, Amanda is going to rock the world of social work in the years ahead, and that will be a gift for all of us connected in adoption."
Maureen McCauley Evans, M.A.
Former executive director of the Joint Council on International Children’s Services
Check out some of Amanda's most popular publishing projects.
Flip the Script
an Adult Adoptee Anthology
Dear Wonderful You
Letters to Adopted and Fostered Youth
Writing Adoption From a Place of Empowerment and Peace
An-Ya and her Diary
Parent and Reader Guide
Dismantling the Stereotype
The Declassified Adoptee
Essays of an Adoption Activist
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