Grief and Loss Resources – Link to the grief and loss section of our website

There are 7 core issues in adoption that are recognized to be experienced by any of the members of the adoption constellation at any point in their lives. Based on the work of Deborah N. Silverstein and Sharon Kaplan, the 7 core issues in adoption are identified as: Loss, Rejection, Guilt/Shame, Grief, Identity, Intimacy and Mastery & Control