#230: Blocked Care 101


Is your adoption journey turning out differently than you imagined? You had so much love to give, but now you feel ashamed and bewildered by your lack of compassion.

You may be experiencing blocked care—a self-protective mechanism in your nervous system that makes it difficult to connect with your child and maintain compassion. When it happens, it’s like your heart seems to have left the relationship.

In this episode, we identify the ten signs of blocked care and how to overcome them. It is never too late to reclaim compassion for yourself and your kids!

Click here to download a transcript for this episode.

Relevant Links

Our new Adoption Wise website

Free Blocked Care assessment

Reclaim Compassion: The Adoptive Parent's Guide to Overcoming Blocked Care with Neuroscience and Faith* by Lisa C. Qualls and Melissa Corkum

Join our Reclaim Compassion coaching group

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Music for the podcast was composed by Oleksandr Oleksandrov on Pond5.