From the Back Cover
Your adopted adolescent proclaims, “I can’t wait until I turn eighteen so I can leave!” And you celebrate your future liberation.
If this scenario is too familiar, you’re not alone. And you’ve chosen the right resource for parenting strategies, tips, new suggestions, and insights to manage tough situations in your family. Dr. Gregory C. Keck—adoptive parent, psychologist, and adoption expert—helps you understand and appreciate the complicated journey that adopted adolescents face.
And once you understand your role in their journey, you will be more effective in your role as a parent.
About the Author
Gregory C. Keck, PhD, is a psychologist and adoptive parent of two sons who were adopted during adolescence. He founded the Attachment and Bonding Center of Ohio, which specializes in treating children and adolescents who have experienced trauma and developmental interruptions. Dr. Keck is also the coauthor of Adopting the Hurt Child and Parenting the Hurt Child.