Lesli Johnson, MFT, joins Rebecca on this Adoption Perspectives as they explore Lesli’s well-read post, 10 Things Adoptees Want you to Know!
About Lesli Johnson, MFT
Lesli Johnson is an adult adoptee and works as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Los Angeles, California. She specializes in adoption and related issues. Her clients include all members of the adoption and foster care community: adoptees, adoptive parentsand families, waiting parents, birth/firstparents and foster parents.
Lesli is dedicated to helping her clients and families truthfully talk about adoption,understand how adoption shapes them and better connect to themselves and each other.
Lesli facilitates monthly AdoptCONNECT support groups for adults and teens and also conducts adoption awareness workshops atschools, universities and mental health settings to help professionals better understand issues related to adoption. Lesli is an invited speaker at adoption related conferences and events throughout the US.
She is also a regular contributor to Huffington Post, Adoption Today, GoodTherapy.org and other online publications. You can contact her at www.asktheadoptee.com. You can follow her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/yourmindfulbrain and Twitter @LesliAJohnson.