Therapist for Adopted Teen Girl

My daughter is 15, African American, and we, her parents, are two white women.  She is struggling with identity issues, currently attending a school in Oakland where the students and teachers are all people of color.  She feels 'wrong' everywhere she goes.  She is pretty sophisticated emotionally and is looking for some support and guidance, preferably from a woman of color, in navigating the treacherous waters of high school social life along with increasing her understanding who she is and who she wants to be.  Any suggestions would be most welcome.

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Here's a link to a group called Therapists of Color, which someone on BPN referred me to a while back: http://www.therapistsofcolor.org/directory.html  

My 14 yo did two years in an international-biracial girls adoption group and got a lot out of it. Not sure if they are still going on. Facilitator is Virginia Keeler-Wolfe.

Good luck; teen years are tough for everyone. 

My daughter, also 15 and also adopted, sees a therapist named Marguerite Wilhite, who happens to be African American.   Because our daughter was adopted through the county she sees Marguerite through Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services, however Marguerite also has a private practice.   She's great.    https://www.mwilhite.com/ 

I don't have a therapist recommendation but highly recommend PACT as a great Oakland-based resource for transracial adoptive families. They have all sorts of support, and I am sure could help provide guidance: www.pactadopt.org

PACT  for transracial adoptions.  They have summer camps for families and other resources.  I just know because our friends are in it.