The DNA Journey: Perspectives from Irish Adoptees

Dolores Quinlan
Oct 19, 2019
Want to watch the full webinar?
Join now to access all 2,215 webinars and unlock all features.


Play. Playing.
Speaker's Introduction
1m 24s
Play. Playing.
12m 08s
Play. Playing.
Irish Law
17m 16s
Play. Playing.
What's in a Name
6m 50s
Play. Playing.
Illegal Adoptions
2m 25s
Play. Playing.
Twists and Turns
3m 27s
Play. Playing.
Stages of DNA Journey
9m 20s
Play. Playing.
Resarch Conclusions
4m 33s

About this webinar

This presentation was originally given as part of Genetic Genealogy Ireland 2019.


I’ll be talking about my experience as a psychotherapist working with adoptees on their voyage of discovery: what it's like to search when you have nothing; what the journey is like emotionally going from nothing to “finding your people”, the emotional rollercoaster, the stops and starts, the dead ends.  I’ll also discuss the results of a research project I did on this topic.



About the speaker

About the speaker

Dolores is a psychotherapist. She obtained her degree and Masters in Clinical Psychotherapy from the Tivoli Institute (Dublin). She also holds a diploma in Cross-Professional Supervision. For her Masters, she studied the psychological effect that
Learn more...

Comments (1)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

1000 characters remaining

Sort by Newest
Sort by Close.
  • Newest
  • Oldest
  • Likes
  1. HS
    Helen Schenkelaars
    1 year ago

    This is quite a story and contains food for thought for all of us involved with DNA, whether for general research, adoption or NPEs. Well worth a watch.


Related Webinars