We’re so glad to share these resources with you! On this page you’ll find:

  1. This is Why I was Adopted: Interactive Memoir & Workbook for Adoptees.
  2. Therapy Redeemed Discussion Guides
  3. Links to incredible resources curated by members of our adoption community.

This is Why I was Adopted:
An Interactive Memoir For Adoptees eBook

Adoptees! It’s time to tell YOUR story.

Why? It can feel overwhelming, sad, new, confusing, and risky to reflect on your adoption story. Especially if you feel like you’re starting from scratch, “unqualified,” or even unsupported. I made this 4-part series of workbooks for you.

How? It’s inspired by decades of conversations I’ve had with adoptees as well as Darla Henry’s 3-5-7 model for grieving loss and rebuilding relationships. I merge my own story of searching for and meeting my mother with protected space for you to share, reflect on, and process your narrative.

Who? This is for teen to adult adoptees. It also serves as a discussion guide for caregivers who seek to understand and serve those under their care.

Cost? $19.99

It’s ok if you don’t like talking about adoption. Maybe it feels difficult or strange or uncomfortable? You don’t have to talk about it. You can think about it. Write about it. Organize your feelings about it. So that whether you choose to keep it to yourself or tell it to the world, it no longer stands in the background of your life as a mysterious unknown, but a newly understood feature that inspires and propels you toward good things, toward hope, toward belonging, toward true joy.


Order the e-book here, I so look forward to walking together with you during this season of exploration. There are three options for payment. Once payment is received, you’ll receive a personal message from me and your link for download within 24 hours.

Discussion Guides by Cam Lee Small, MS, LPCC

Discussion Guide: Angela Tucker on Red Table Talk

Starter Kit for Group Discussion: “Approved for Adoption”

Created by Adoptees

Adopted Feels Podcast

Adapted Podcast

Adoptees for Justice

Adoptees On Podcast

Angry Asian Man

Anne Heffron

Dear Adoption

Diary of a Not So Angry Asian Adoptee

Harlow’s Monkey

Land of Gazillion Adoptees

Land of Gazillion Voices

Lost Daughters

Plan A Magazine

The Adopted Life by Angela Tucker

Wreckage and Wonder

Yes I’m Adopted

Created by Birth Parents

Adoption Education Keys

Big Tough Girl

Kelsey Vander Vliet

Open Adoption Consultant

Created by Adoptive Parents

Adoption Books

Adopt Well

Kindred + Co.

Spoonful of Jordan

Visto Adoption

From Mental Health & Academic Professionals

Adoption Wellness by Jaclyn Skalnik, LCSW

Beyond Consequences Institute

Daniel Siegel, M.D.

Julie Jong Koch, MSW, LICSW

Karyn Purvis, Ph.D


Ross Greene, Ph.D

Sarah Park Dahlen, Ph.D

Sunghee Kim, MA, LAMFT

Camps & Communities

AK Connection

Camp Choson

Camp Friendship

Global Overseas Adoptees’ Link

Holt Camp

International Korean Adoptee Associations

KAAN (Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network)

KATCH (Korean Adoptees of Chicago)

Korean Adoptees Ministry Center

KoRoot (guest house for Korean Adoptees returning to Korea)


Adopted Territory: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Politics of Belonging

Curated list from Harlow’s Monkey

How People Change

Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands

Parenting in the Eye of the Storm: The Adoptive Parent’s Guide to Navigating the Teen Years

Relationships: A Mess Worth Making

Suffering and the Heart of God: How Trauma Destroys and Christ Restores

The Adopted Teen Workbook

The Body Keeps the Score

Through Adopted Eyes


Closure by Angela and Bryan Tucker

Three Resources for Attachment Discussion

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