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Marie Dolfi, LCSW                                            
Specializing in Adoption Counseling, Home Studies and Education            518-281-8884
Marie Dolfi, LCSW ® Western Avenue, Albany, NY
The private practice of Marie Dolfi, LCSW specializes in providing counseling to adoptees, adoptive families, adoptive parents, birth parents, expectant parents with an unplanned pregnancy considering making an adoption plan, and prospective adoptive parents. Knowing that adoption issues are unique, and can impact adoption triad members in a variety of ways over a lifetime, Marie has participated in extensive adoption education to become an adoption competent therapist. Some topics that clients have discussed in therapy sessions include: loss, search and reunion, identity issues, improving attachments, managing open adoption relationships, transracial adoption issues, and how to explain difficult histories to adopted children. Services to prospective adoptive parents include: how to adopt a child informational sessionshome studies, and post placement reports. Visit the services page of this website to learn more about adoption counseling and educational services provided by Marie. To learn more information on Marie's education and training visit the About section of this website.  





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    Marie's office is located on Western Avenue in Albany allowing her to conveniently serve clients in the greater Capital Region - Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Columbia, Greene, Washington and Warren Counties.

    To learn more about services provided by Marie or to schedule an appointment call Marie at 518-281-8884.
Upcoming Programs

AFCR Adopted Teen 
Discussion Group
Monday, July 18, 2016
6:30-8:30 pm
Guilderland Public Library
Registration requested
Group flyer
Sponsored by:
Adoptive Families of the
Capital Region

Helping Adoptive Families with Difficult Conversations
Monday, August 15, 2016
9 am - 12 pm
Sponsored by:
University at Albany
School of Social Welfare 
Continuing Education
Registration is required 
For more information visit 
School of Social Welfare

Adoption & the Schools
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Bethlehem Public Library
Sponsored by:
Adoptive Families of the Capital Region