Ellen Singer
Adoption-Competent Adult Therapist

Ellen Singer, LCSW-C, (Adoption-Competent Adult Therapist) co-facilitates the Birth Parent Discussion group,  provides parent and professional education and training; search and reunion counseling, and individual, couple and family counseling for adoptive parents and adopted adults at the Barker Adoption Foundation. Ellen has dedicated her 35+ years career to providing pre and post adoption services in non-profit, private adoption and mental health organizations. As an experienced therapist and trainer for both parent and professionals, her areas of expertise include making the decision to adopt, open adoption, search and reunion, transracial/transcultural adoption, relationship issues. She has been a key author/contributor to a number of adoption/foster care publications. Ellen and her husband are parents by adoption and by birth of two wonderful adult children.