Adoption Wellness fills a need in the community. We provide compassionate, adoption competent care to a focused group of individuals connected to adoption.

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We serve:

  • Adopted persons of all ages
  • Adoption professionals
  • Adoptive parents
  • Adoptive siblings
  • Community educators
  • Health care providers
  • Legal Professionals (GAL’s)
  • Places of worship
  • Prospective adoptive parents
  • School faculty & staff


Jaclyn Skalnik,¬†LCSW, is the founder of Adoption Wellness and is also a transracial, internationally adopted person. Jaclyn earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin. She has assisted adoptive families throughout their adoption process for nearly two decades. She has presented at global conferences on matters concerning adoption and is passionate about counseling adopted persons and adoptive families seeking support. Other professional experiences include international adoption related travel throughout Asia and Latin America, homeland travel with adoptive families, and advocating on behalf of children who deserve permanency in a loving, healthy family.

Jaclyn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a trained Hague Accreditation reviewer for the Council on Accreditation, a member of the National Association of Social Workers, a World of Diversity trainer, adoptive family homeland journey social worker and has facilitated international birth-family searches and reunions.