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Adoption Counseling & Support Services

PCDA Adoption Counseling and Support ServicesPCDA’s Adoption Counseling & Support Services specialize in screenings, assessments and ongoing services to support families who have adopted a child. Our team of specialists, under the direction of Daryl Synowiec, M.A., LMFT, MT-BC and Dr. LaJoi Johnson-Huff, Psy.D. are uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive services tailored to the individual needs of each child and family.

At PCDA, all children are linked to other members of the PCDA team. The Adoption Counseling & Support Services team is comprised of: Psychologists & Mental Health Therapists, Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Dietitians and a Developmental Pediatrician

Adoption Counseling & Support Services include:

  • Screenings
  • Assessments
  • Play Therapy for young children
  • Parent-Child Interactive Conjoint Therapy
  • Family counseling
  • Parent psychoeducation
  • Parent to Parent Mentoring

*Some services may be eligible for funding through private insurance. Please contact Daryl for more information.


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For more information, or to set up an initial assessment,
please contact
LaJoi Johnson-Huff, at (626) 793-7350 ext. 262 or joi@pcdateam.org.