The Lost Coin: A Therapist’s Personal Adoption Journey and Insights
Dr. Stephen Rowley, Ph.D., a psychotherapist practicing in Bainbridge Island, Washington and author of his new book "The Lost Coin: A Memoir of Adoption and Destiny" joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Psychotherapy Channels.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Stephen Rowley discuss the following:
What prompted you to write this book?
What's the one thing you want others to learn about adoption?
What was it like to find your birth parents over the course of your life?
What is a Zen kōan and how does it relate to the title of your book?
What advice to do have for those adoptees who struggle to find their birth parents?
What insight can you share with your fellow psychotherapists who are working with adoptees or the parents of an adopted child?
Stephen Rowley, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist practicing in Bainbridge Island, Washington. His professional past includes serving as an elementary school teacher and principal, and a school district superintendent in Washington and California. He has been a college professor at three universities, teaching courses in educational administration and organizational theory. He holds a Ph.D. in Administration and Policy Analysis from Stanford University. His new book is: The Lost Coin: A Memoir of Adoption and Destiny (Chiron Publications, Sept. 2023).
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