Leena completed her Education Specialist Degree in 1999. She became a Nationally Certified School Psychologist in 2009. Leena has worked as a school psychologist since 1999. She is a Love and Logic School Wide Discipline Facilitator. Leena has a passion for understanding how trauma impacts the brain and child development. She loves working with children who have severe emotional and behavioral difficulties and seeing their growth. She received the School Psychologist of the Year Award from the Idaho Association of School Psychologists in 2011. She is a wife and mother of three. She loves being on her 7 acre ranch, spending time with her family, gardening, canning, and quilting.
Children who have been adopted often don't have clear memories of their lives with their birth parents because they were too little. This book is a way to help children explore those emotions and feelings about what happened to them prior to their adoption and help lead to healing.
Many children come from places of hurt, pain and trauma where their emotional and physical needs may not have been met. Adults and children will gain a better understanding and empathy for themselves or for others who have come from intense hurt and pain that impacts their behavior, emotions and relationships. We believe that through this understanding healing can begin to occur