Keri advocates for reforms in the mental health system to better serve our society’s most vulnerable individuals – our children. She’s a passionate supporter of adoption when adoptive parents are informed and supported. To date, Keri has given away for free over 3,500 copies of her very popular book, Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD): The Essential Guide for Parents.
Keri is an experienced foster and adoptive parent who has spent over a decade navigating the mental health system on behalf of her children. She’s passionate about connecting families with the support and resources they need to help their children heal and thrive. She lives in North Carolina with her family.
Bylines: BuzzFeed, Scary Mommy, Fostering Families Magazine, The Sun Sentinel, The Charlotte Observer, Adoptive Families, Narrative.ly, The Chronicle of Social Change, and others. Recently heard on NPR. Also, a featured bloggers for the Institute for Attachment and Child Development.