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Feb 22, 2021

Jeanette Yoffe, M.A., M.F.T., is the Executive Director and Founder of Celia Center, a support center that meets the critical needs of all those connected by Foster Care and Adoption and supports all those who serve the community in Los Angeles and beyond via support groups, mental health conferences, wolf healings, and art festivals. She is the clinical director of Yoffe Therapy, which provides psychotherapy to children, teens and their families treating attachment, trauma, grief and loss challenges.

She has been in the field for over 20 years and has worked as a psychotherapist, foster care social worker, clinical director, trainer for Los Angeles Child and Family Services, Department of Mental Health for parents, social workers and therapists on adoption & foster care challenges, parenting, impact of pre-adoption trauma, grief/loss, open adoption. She provides support to adult adoptees searching for long lost family members, as well as assisting in reunion and family reunification. She was awarded the Foster Care Hero Award for her dedication to children and families in foster care in Los Angeles.

Yoffe’s desire to become a therapist with a special focus on adopted and foster care issues derived from her own experience of being adopted and moving through the foster care system in New York.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How Jeanette’s history fueled her direction of supporting foster children and their families
  • Being an artist and earning a living
  • Art and advocacy
  • What it means to have a corrective emotional experience
  • Why speaking is one of your greatest form of marketing
  • Grassroots marketing success
  • Why organic growth is listening growth
  • Building to service your clients
  • Addressing unmet needs
  • Understanding the importance of concept to growing to creating the true business foundation
  • The concept of getting comfortable being uncomfortable
  • Creating daily impact
  • Being open to suggestion versus making promises
  • Observe, watch and listen