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  • Dr. Patti Zordich provides welcoming your adopted child home therapy and attachment trauma therapy for you and/or your child. Read more
  • Many countries are now requiring prospective adoptive parents to submit an adoptive parent psychological evaluation report along with their dossier.  Dr. Zordich provides adoptive parent evaluations in Cary, NC individualized to meet individual country requirements.  Click this link for a flyer to learn more.  Adoption Evaluations by Patti M. Zordich, Ph.D.
  • National Council for Adoption: The National Council for Adoption provides adoption advocacy and awareness services for adoption professionals, families, birth parents, and agencies. Read more
  • Getting Started with International Adoption: International Adoption is just one of several ways to build your family. In most cases, international adoptions are finalized in the country of origin, so once you come home with your child, he or she is already legally yours. There are a number of countries that work with U.S. couples hoping to adopt, so identifying which country works best for your family is usually the first step you would take when moving forward. Read more…
  • U.S. State Department – International Adoptions: This website offers a guide for U.S. citizens who are interested in adopting a child in another country and applying for an immigrant visa for the child to come to the U.S. Read more…
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Administration for Children & Families (Child Welfare Information Gateway):
    Adoption: Where Do I Start? – A fact sheet for families. Read more …