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August 17, 2023 63 mins
We love feedback. Please contact dionne@singwithsoul.com with any questions you would like to ask Lisa or myself for our upcoming DAWTA The Podcast Q and A zoom special. All welcome, but priority given to TRA voices.
 
In thia special Episode 5 edition of DAWTA The Podcast 'TRA's and Birth Fathers' we centre Lisa Marie Simmons and her search for her birth father.
 
Join us as we explore birth fathers in transracial adoption (TRA) and the complexity of the pervasive, negative image of black fatherhood. Where does it come from, and how does that obstruct the search for our black birth fathers? I also enjoy a moment contemplating the 'daddy's girl' fantasy in our 'Therapists View with Lynn Mareno. Interesting!
 

In this our episode our ‘Therapist View’ comes from Lana Lynn Mareno who has been working as a therapist since 1987. She is a National Counseling Society accredited counsellor and a registered member of the British Complementary Medicine Association 

Lana Lynn opened Bristol’s BS2 Therapy Rooms in 2019 where she practices a variety of one on one Talking Therapies including Transpersonal Development, Holistic Life Coaching, Integral Core Therapy and she also provides Group facilitation and workshops.

Articles/Books

- The Case Against Adoption: Research and Alternatives for Concerned Citizens: by Jessica DelBalzo

- ‘ The Primal Wound, In Search Of the Missing Piece’, by Nancy Verrier, 2009

Follow the links to find out more about:

Lisa Marie Simmons: https://lisamariesimmons.com/

Harvard Law blog: https://blog.petrieflom.law.harvard.edu/2022/05/10/institutional-racism-and-the-rights-of-black-fathers/

https://youtu.be/jPr8KOp2aMc Lisa and Isell a Story About Adoption and The ghost Kingdom

Dionne Draper: https://www.dionnedraper.com/

Lynn Moreno at info@bs2therapyrooms.co.uk

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Your episode hosts are Dionne Draper and li@lisamariesimmons.com and produced by Dionne Draper and Kate Daggett. Thanks Kate, you did a great job!





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