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Author Sabra Starnes



Unchain-My-Legacy-Author.pngSabra and her twin were adopted as infants in a closed adoption. Growing up in a transracial family in the Midwest had many joys and challenges. Sabra and her family experienced racism and discrimination as a transracial family. Sabra learned to persevere and be a strong advocate for herself. And at a young age, she knew she wanted to help others.

She provides adoption counseling using attachment-based therapies connected with expressive therapies. She facilitates a monthly foster and adoptive support group, and Love and Logic parenting workshops. As an expert adoption therapist for the past 20 years, she has the personal experience and professional training to work with families who have been touched by adoption and foster care. She is a strong advocate for children who are in care to have permanency or reunify with their birth families.

Sabra has a Master’s degree in Social Work from Catholic University and a Master’s degree in Education from American University. She has her certification in Life Crisis Skills, Sand tray, Play Therapy, Trauma, Loss and Grief. She is a Parenting the love and logic Way Facilitator.  She specializes in adoption, foster care, parenting issues and skills.

Sabra is married to the love of her life Krushae, has two sons, Larry and Rasheed, and a 10-month-old granddaughter, Alayna.