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Lisa Qualls

Author, Host and TBRI Practitioner

Lisa C. Qualls serves the adoption community from her unique perspective as a birth mom, former foster youth, foster mom, and adoptive mom. Lisa is a TBRI Practitioner, Trauma Competent Caregiving trainer, and spiritual director. She is also the author of The Connected Parent: Real-Life Strategies for Building Trust and Attachment (with Dr. Karyn Purvis), and co-author of Reclaim Compassion: The Adoptive Parent’s Guide to Overcoming Blocked Care with Neuroscience and Faith, and Foundations for Overcoming and Preventing Blocked Care: The eight-session program for helping parents reclaim compassion. Lisa lives in Idaho with her husband Russ. They have twelve children by birth and adoption and two beautiful granddaughters.