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19th Oct 2021

33. Patricia Martinez Dorner, MA, LPC: "A Pioneer in Open Adoption and Post Adoption Services"

Patricia Martinez Dorner, MA, LPC, a pioneer in open adoption and post adoption services, has been a relentless proponent of adoption reform. Her adoption focused practice includes counseling, mediation, education, support and training to individuals and professionals. She is a frequent conference speaker and author of many adoption related books. The adoptive mother of 2 adult daughters, she lives adoption personally and professionally. 

Books authored/co-authored by Patricia Martinez Dorner, MA, LPC:

Children of Open Adoption (co-author) https://www.amazon.com/Children-Open-Adoption-Their-Families/dp/0931722780/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1U9ATY5PGXT8J&keywords=Patricia+Dorner&qid=1668773951&sprefix=patricia+dorner%2Caps%2C104&sr=8-1

How To Open An Adoption: a guide for parents and birthparents of minors https://www.amazon.com/How-Open-Adoption-parents-birthparents/dp/0964103583/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1U9ATY5PGXT8J&keywords=Patricia+Dorner&qid=1668774048&sprefix=patricia+dorner%2Caps%2C104&sr=8-2

Talking To your Child About Adoption https://www.amazon.com/Talking-Your-Child-About-Adoption/dp/0966448006/ref=sr_1_3?crid=1U9ATY5PGXT8J&keywords=Patricia+Dorner&qid=1668774048&sprefix=patricia+dorner%2Caps%2C104&sr=8-3 

ADOPCION: hablando con tu hijo        

(Spanish translation)                           

ADOPTION SEARCH: An Ethical Guide For Professionals 

Above books can be obtained directly from Patricia. She can be reached via email; pdorner1@gmail.com

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