Executive Director of the Celia Center, Inc. Jeanette’s desire to become a child therapist with a special focus on adopted and foster care issues derived from her own experience of being adopted and moving through the foster care system in New York City. Her personal experience has informed her education and provided insight into the unique stresses involved with these issues. Because of Jeanette’s life experience she can more easily connect and relate to the children and teens she works with. She is an exceptional child-care worker who is dedicated to helping each of her clients reach their full potential through mental health therapy and make the difficult journey from despair towards resiliency and hope. Read More . . .
Schedule of Evening:
7-8pm Wine Tasting
8-9:30 Film Screening
9:30-10pm Panel Moderated by Jeanette Yoffe with
Filmmakers, Adoptees, and Birthparents
When: Friday, November 11th 2016
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Where: Electric Lodge
1416 Electric Ave
Venice, CA 90291
Fee: $20 per individual
A class for parents connected by foster care and adoption. Teaching interventions and tools for connecting, understanding and facilitating developmental attachment with your child.
A MUST for any parent. This class will EMPOWER you, build your CONFIDENCE and bridge COMPASSION for yourself AND your child.
Starts September 24th, 2016. For more information please CLICK HERE.
A monthly open support group free for all members of the Adoption Constellation: First Birthparents, Adoptees, Former Foster Youth, Foster, and Adoptive Parents. A place for the Adoption & Foster Care community to come together to share stories, thoughts, feelings, and ideas, receive psycho-education, process grief/loss, and build strong bonds and connections. The group is facilitated by Adoptions/Foster Care Psychotherapist, Adult Adoptee Jeanette Yoffe, MFT and a co-facilitator guest of the constellation each month. Read More…