Brooke Randolph, LMHC

Brooke Randolph, LMHC, is a parent, therapist, and adoption professional with 25 years of experience working with children, families, and individuals. She is a private practice counselor in Indianapolis, Indiana, and the mental health expert contributor at DietsInReview.com, a national diet and fitness column. She was a founding member of MLJ Adoptions, Inc., where she served as the VP of Social Services for seven years. She is a Young Professionals Advisory Board member for The Villages, which is Indiana’s largest not-for-profit child and family services agency, serving over 1,400 children and their families each day. Brooke adopted an older child internationally as a single woman, which she considers one of the most difficult and most rewarding things she has ever done. She is a contributing author to the book Adoption Therapy: Perspectives from Clients and Clinicians on Processing and Healing Post-Adoption Issues (2014). She has authored adoption education materials and presented at numerous conferences and workshops throughout North America. Brooke is primarily motivated to encourage, equip, and empower parents and individuals to make changes that strengthen their lives, their careers, and their families.

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Indiana
  • Member of Attachment & Trauma Network, Inc. 
  • Member of BNI
  • TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention) trained
  • Trained Prepare/Enrich facilitator for pre-marital counseling, couples counseling, and marital enrichment
  • Trained Star Beahvioral Health Provider for service members and families. 
  • Approved MMPI-2 administrator
  • Mental Health Expert Contributor for DietsInReview.com team, named one of the Top 50 Healthy Bloggers by Mamavation for 2013.
  • Ambassador for the first World Adoption Day
  • Founding member of MLJ Adoptions where I served for seven years as Vice President of Social Services
  • Young Professionals Advisory Board member for The Villages
  • Former Interim Vice President of PR, Outreach, and Communications for KidsFirst Adoption Services. 
  • Volunteer for the Global Orphan Foundation
  • Speaker at the Crossroads of America Adoption ConferenceNACAC annual conference, Joint Council annual child welfare symposium, National Council for Adoption conference, Adoption Knowledge Associates conference, and the Adoptive Parents Committee conference. 
  • Repeat guest host for Co-Parenting MattersCreating a Family, Adoption Perspectives, and Pete the Planner radio shows.
  • Guest speaker for the Indianapolis Happiness Project kick-off event
  • Published by MSNBC, TraineoPLUS, Current.com, Reuters.com, the Chicago Sun Times, the International Business Times, Health Bubble, Yahoo Buzz, Adoption Today, Expert BeaconiVillage, and more
  • Featured in the Indianapolis Star July 2011
  • Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training
  • 15 years of child care and child education experience prior to starting her therapeutic practice
  • Parents group facilitator for multiple agencies
  • Partner of INShape Indiana initiative
  • Paneled expert for Sharecare
  • Participant in the first Indiana training for parenting coordinators
  • Experienced in multiple Indiana counties
  • Disaster mental health volunteer with the Red Cross for emergencies throughout Indiana
  • Infant adoption specialist
  • Solution focused therapy training
  • Motivational Interviewing training
  • NACAC member
  • Member of Joint Council on International Children's Services (JCICS)
  • Sliding fee scale available