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who manages CMB Adoption Support Services:
Carolynne gained a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and is a member of the British Association of Counselling and Behavioural Psychotherapists. She also completed the Post Adoption Counselling & Therapeutic Skills Course.
She has a particular interest and experience in working with people whose lives have been affected by adoption. She has worked with all three corners of the adoption triangle and has many years’ experience of working with birth families, adoptive families and adoptees and the affect this can have on relationships. This work has been in the form of counselling, intermediary and life story work.
Over the years of working with individuals and couples She has found that integrating elements of other theoretical approaches into her work enables her to support her clients in differing ways. The two models of working that she uses are Person Centred Counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Carol also has significant experience on working with couples experiencing the impact of searching
She adheres to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy, which provides guidance around the issues of confidentiality.
About CMB Adoption Support Services
who works as an independent contractor to CMB.
Graham is a qualified, registered, independent Social Worker and has had the lead role, within a large UK Local Authority, for the provision of services to adopted people and their relatives. He has been a qualified Social Worker for some twenty seven years, the last twelve of which were within an Adoption Support Team.
Speaking about his work with CMB he says ‘When it became clear that the service was to be restricted in Local Authorities to only what had to be provided by law, I left and joined Carol in order to continue to work with adopted adults and relatives in their efforts to obtain information about themselves and their families. Few local authorities provide this comprehensive service anymore and it is now the role of Independent Adoption Support agencies to fill the gap’.