I am a licensed psychologist specializing in adoption, trauma, & racial identity development. I have a literal lifetime of experience with adoption – as an international & transracial adoptee from India, adoptive parent to a son from Ethiopia, & professional who has worked in the adoption community since 2002.

I facilitate the following single & ongoing professional consultation services for colleagues based in the U.S.:

  • Professional Educational/Case Consultations for Colleagues (phone/virtual – 50 min – $95) – For mental health or agency professionals seeking to build their knowledge & expertise working within the adoption community.
  • Prospective Adoptive Parent Evaluation Consultations (phone/virtual – 50 minutes – $125) – Learn how to facilitate psychological evaluations for prospective adoptive parents. This consultation includes access to an interview matrix & sample reports.

I also offer the following training/presentation packages for larger groups & organizations:

#1: Q&A Panel (1-2 hrs) – Organization prepare questions/topics to ask during the live panel leading to spontaneous responses/discussion; virtual or in-person; $150/hr ($100/hr for adoptee-led non-profit organizations); additional fees apply for travel to in-person events.

#2: Podcast/Virtual Interview (1-2 hours) – Organizations prepare questions/topics to ask during the interview leading to spontaneous responses/discussion; $200/hr (complimentary for adoptee-led non-profit organizations).

#3: Adoptee Presentation (1-6 hours) – Prepared lecture, visual presentation & handouts on specific topics for adoptees; virtual or in-person; $200/hr ($125/hour for adoptee-led non-profit organizations); additional fees apply for travel to in-person events & event recordings.

#4: Foster/Adoption Caregiver Training (1-6 hours) – Prepared lecture, visual presentation & handouts on specific topics for prospective or current foster/adoptive caregivers; virtual or in-person; $250/hr ($200/hr for adoptee-led non-profit organizations); additional fees apply for travel to in-person events & event recordings.

#5: Staff Training (1-6 hours) – Prepared lecture, visual presentation & handouts on specific topics for professionals working in fields associated with adoption, trauma, or racial awareness; virtual or in-person; $250/hr; additional fees apply for travel to in-person events & event recordings.

Additional fees: $150 when events are recorded for future use by an organization. $50/hr of travel time to in-person events (prorated). $0.75/mile of travel to in-person events. All airfare, overnight accommodations, car rental/taxi costs must be reimbursed in full within 14 days of the scheduled event. All meals must be reimbursed within 14 days of the scheduled event (maximum of 3 meals/day; maximum of $20/meal).