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Welcome

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. 
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"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

Support the Work

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.

Connect

Connect with Amanda personally through these current opportunities.
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For Clients

Pursue healing, connection, and growth through therapy and coaching services at Amanda's private practice.
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For Professionals

Pursue ongoing adoption competency through the offerings at my adoptee-centric organization.
 

Read

Check out some of Amanda's most popular publishing projects.
Flip the Script
Flip the Script

an Adult Adoptee Anthology

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Dear Wonderful You
Dear Wonderful You

Letters to Adopted and Fostered Youth

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Lost Daughters
Lost Daughters

Writing Adoption From a Place of Empowerment and Peace

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An-Ya and her Diary
An-Ya and her Diary

Parent and Reader Guide

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Perpetual Child
Perpetual Child

Dismantling the Stereotype

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The Declassified Adoptee
The Declassified Adoptee

Essays of an Adoption Activist

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Contact

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