Amanda Woolston

Amanda Woolston, MSS, LSW

Roots Incorporated Co-Founder

Amanda is a licensed master social worker, therapist, author, and speaker. She was adopted as an infant through the largest adoption agency in the US. For over a decade, Amanda has served children and families through individual clinical work, group work, community organizing, public policy advocacy, and writing and lecturing. Currently, Amanda is faculty for several colleges teaching social work, psychology, and sociology classes. Amanda is the founder of the Lost Daughters writing project. She is author of The Declassified Adoptee in addition to editing and contributing to nearly one dozen other books. Additionally, Amanda co-owns Roots Incorporated through which she co-hosts an adoption podcast and co-leads the Motherloss project. Amanda lives in the Greater Philadelphia Area with her husband and their two children.

My Main Passions
  • Teaching
  • Consulting
  • Public policy
  • Writing
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