• Call for Research Participants

    We receive several requests from academics asking Holt to help recruit participants for studies on international adoption. Once we determine if the study is relevant to our work, will contribute substantially to our field, and has passed IRB approval, we… Read More

  • Holt Post Adoption on NPR

    Holt Director of Post Adoption Services Steve Kalb joined NPR this month to talk about Holt’s continuously growing programs for adopted children, teens and adults — developed with feedback from Adoptees by Adoptees, for Adoptees. Listen here: opb.org/…/s…/news-roundtable-transracial-adoption-farm-bill/  

  • Circle Back!

    A new service for youth and teen Adoptees! (click here)

  • Six Themes for the Adopted Adolescent

    The author of Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens discusses six common questions that adoptees grapple with in adolescence. by Debbie B. Riley, LCMFT Although not all teens dwell on each of the subjects described below, it is… Read More

  • Transitions

    The teen years can be difficult — not only for the teenager, but for the parents as well. They are years full of changes both physical and emotional; full of angst and hormones. For some teens, it is… Read More

  • School Projects, Social Anxieties and Finding Your Way

    I spent the summer before I started 6th grade searching for the perfect jean jacket. I tried on so many jean jackets in so many stores, but always found something lacking. The fade of the denim would be… Read More