UPCOMING EVENTS

  1. January 18–Adoption and Health (Columbus)

    Neurofeedback and EMDR

    Counselors Linda Orick and Terri Johnson will both present at the January discussion group/training. Linda Orick founder of A Circle of Attachment has 20 years experience as an adoption counselor, a Level I EMDR practitioner and has expanded her practice to include neurofeedback therapy. Neurofeedback is a tool that can teach the brain to change the way it functions by identifying problematic brainwave patterns and then help them to change.

    Terri Johnston is a Supervising Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and the Clinical Director of Spirit of Peace Clinical Counseling. Terri is a certified Registered Play Therapist (RPT), Certified Trauma and Loss Specialist, EMDR Basic training, and Gottman Level 3 trained.

    Attendees will learn what Neurofeedback and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) are and how they work to heal the trauma associated with adoption.

     

    7-9pm  1550 Old Henderson Road; Columbus, OH 43220

  2. January 20–Adoptive Parent Training

    Pre-Service Training for prospective foster/adoptive parents.

    For more information or to register:  info@openarmsadopt.com  330.697.4751

  3. January 21–Adoptive Parent Training

    Pre-Service Training for prospective foster/adoptive parents.

    For more information or to register:  info@openarmsadopt.com  330.697.4751

  4. January 27–Adoptive Parent Training

    Pre-Service Training for prospective foster/adoptive parents.

    For more information or to register:  info@openarmsadopt.com  330.697.4751

  5. January 25–Candle Lab Get Together (Columbus)

    All of our Central Ohio families (and prospective families) are invited to come out for some fun, food, and good conversation.

    For more info:  karyn@openarmsadopt.com

  6. February 4–Painting with a Purpose Fundraiser

    Join us for a fun afternoon of painting and friendship to support Open Arms.  

    1-3 pm   Painting with a Twist; 116 W. Streetsboro St, Hudson

    Snacks provided; bring your own drinks

     

    Purchase tickets here

Open Arms Adoptions is a private, 501(c)3 non-profit agency licensed by the State of Ohio.  Our agency was founded on the belief that every child deserves a family.  Our experienced and compassionate staff is committed to working with every client as an individual, recognizing that ever person’s adoption journey is a bit different.  We appreciate the differences that each one of our clients brings to us and will partner with you to make the best plan for YOU and YOUR family. 

Our team will provide you with the open and honest communication that is necessary in building a solid working relationship as well as the benefit of years of experience in adoption, foster care and attachment treatment.  We have a deep passion for helping find families for children and for helping those families develop the skills and perspective that they need to help these children heal.

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