Dr. Joyce Maguire Pavao is a pioneering and nationally recognized family and adoption therapist who, with The Family of Adoption, is the first to demonstrate that there are predictable and understandable developmental stages and challenges for all adopted people. She lays them out by age level, showing, for instance, how and why daydreaming is a normal strategy for adoptees, how particular academic subjects may create pain for adopted children, and why so many adopted adolescents experiment with the "wrong crowd". Pavao ...

Family of Adoption CL 1998, Beacon Press (MA), Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780807028001