Gift Family Services with Joann DiStefano and Susan David

Gift Family Services with Joann DiStefano and Susan David

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Essentials for Adoption-attuned Parenting explores how parents can best relate and connect to their adopted child. Join GIFT coaches, Joann DiStefano and Susan David, each week to discover constructive tips and tools for building a strong foundation for your adoptive family.

Adoptive parents and GIFT Family Services’ adoption coaches, Joann DiStefano and Susan David are joined by special guest, UK adoption coach and adoptee, Simon Benn. His work with children focuses on showing parents how to help their children be happy, build their children’s confidence and strengthen their resilience.

This is the 2nd part of a 2-part interview with Coach Simon and he’ll share both his breakthrough T.H.R.I.V.E. model — Trauma release – overcoming adoption trauma, Healing – repairing emotional wounds, Resilience – bouncing back from setbacks, Identity – learning who you really are, Vision – mapping out your future, and Enjoyment – loving your life — and how it can help other adoptees to reach happiness.

Simon Benn, adopted at 5 years old, hails from England. He’s a busy coach focusing on showing parents how to help their children be happy, build their children’s confidence and strengthen their resilience. He’s been featured in several publications and has coached all over the world. Simon is an avid “supporter/encourager” of adoption, making it healthier and happier.

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