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Home Studies and Adoption Consultation

We offer three types of adoption home studies for Tennessee residents
* International
* Domestic
* Embryo

Adoption Consultation

If you plan to adopt, you'll need an adoption home study to show that you are qualified to adopt under the laws of your state. A home study is required for every adoption, whether it is an international or a domestic adoption. Many organizations offering embryo adoption also require a home study. Embryo adoption is a relatively new process, however it is becoming more common.

A home study is a process of family assessment, criminal clearance, substance abuse, mental health assessment, and income and credit history analysis. When you are approved you may proceed with adoption.

Adoption Services

This service offers individual and group counseling for adults and children who may be dealing with adoption issues. These issues may include pregnancy loss, infertility, pre and post adoption counseling for couples and their families. It is important to help children and adult adoptee's deal with issues regarding their biological and adoptive roots. Resolving these issues will help to build healthier relationships and family units.


Unplanned Pregnancy And Counseling

Being pregnant before you had planned can be a confusing and frightening experience. You may be overwhelmed by the many feelings you are having about the pregnancy and your future. We've helped many women in your situation and we'd like to assist you.

Please consider placing your child for adoption. Adoptive families have had extensive investigations completed to meet requirements for adoption. You can choose a family for your child or your Social Worker can choose a family for your child.

 

 

 

Psychotherapy and Counseling Services

Adults and Children

We can provide qualified professionals who help individuals, couples and families who are experiencing emotional difficulties. We provide assistance with parenting skills, communication skills, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, attention deficit, eating disorders, relationship problems, divorce as well as other of life's difficulties.

Groups

Group counseling helps clients to work on problem areas in their lives with others who are experiencing similar difficulties. Groups may examine such topics as addictions (smoking, eating, alcohol or drugs) anger, relationships, divorce, life transitions and grief. Several of our groups also corresponding children's groups. We also offer groups for older adults over age 55 dealing with aging issues and divorce.

For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 423-877-5990 or email

NEW PATIENT INFORMATION DOWNLOADABLE FORMS

New Patient Form (PDF)
New Child Patient Form (PDF)

 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Services

Social workers are licensed in Tennessee to perform adoption home studies. These studies are completed to meet the requrements and state and international laws.

Helpful Links

www.embryoadoption.org
www.davethomasfoundation.org
www.myLIFEspeaks.com
www.147millionorphans.com

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Testimonials

"I am so blessed to have been allowed to share Daniel's life and world. Daniel has changed many people's lives in his short time in the world. He has already taught many people how to love and disregard the stereotypes about cultures they have been taught and that have restricted their whole lives. He seems so wise and special. Really!!! What a special guy!!"

Mom Anita