Cindy Lee Thomas, MSW, LICSW is a Clinical Specialist for the Minnesota’s Adoption Resource Network’s HELP Program where she serves clients throughout the state of Minnesota. Prior to her current position, she held a therapy practice in Grand Rapids, Minnesota in which she served youth and families who had experienced adoption or were in the pre-placement adoption phase. She continues to maintain a limited private practice, serving two to four clients each week. Cindy’s areas of clinical specialization are intake and assessments of pre-adoptive or adopted families who are at risk of disruption or dissolution, trauma, issues with grief and loss, and attachment. Cindy holds a certificate in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She has strong ties to the American Indian community in Minnesota.