Author Archives: amykmft

New Publication

I’m pleased to announce the publication of my chapter in a new book on the intergenerational transmission of historical trauma. Klatzkin, A., Lieberman, A.F., & Van Horn, P. (2017). “Repairing an immigrant Chinese family’s ‘Box of Terrible Things,’” by Amy Klatzkin, … Continue reading

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“Dear Wonderful You”–great resource for adopted teens

“Dear Wonderful You,” edited by Diane Christian and Mei Mei Ellerman, PhD, is a collection of compassionate, thoughtful, normalizing, and inspiring letters by adult adoptees (age 21 up to retirees) to today’s adopted youth.  It’s aimed at teens; some tweens could … Continue reading

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New study shows unconscious memory of lost first language

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141117164334.htm?utm_source=feedburner

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Upcoming event April 9-13, 2014

The American Adoption Congress will hold its annual conference in San Francisco April 9-13.  The terrific lineup of speakers and workshop presenters includes Joyce Maguire Pavao, Adam Pertman, John Raible, Lisa Marie Rollins, Susan Ito, and Sheila Ganz.  Adoptees, adoptive … Continue reading

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24/7 Hotlines and Support Services

In an emergency, please call 911, go to your nearest emergency room, or call: Comprehensive Child Crisis, (415) 970-3800 California Youth Crisis Line, 1-800-843-5200 National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-799-7233 San Francisco Suicide Prevention Hotline, (415) 781-0500 Another invaluable local resource … Continue reading

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New Publication!

I’m pleased to announce the publication of my chapter in a new book on trauma treatments for children and adolescents.  “Child-Parent Psychotherapy and Historical Trauma,” by Amy Klatzkin, MFT, Alicia Lieberman, PhD, and Patricia Van Horn, PhD, JD, appears in … Continue reading

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