...Margaret Orr, executive director of a Midwest City adoption agency, said she was so impressed with the way Post helped her family that she now refers other adoptive parents to him.
Both said they were surprised to hear Post
is under investigation by a state licensing board for questionable academic credentials
alleged unorthodox treatment.The alleged treatment techniques include having parents lick their children in the face to promote bonding and "parents being held down on air mats to cry about whatever insane problem they have" that caused them to want to adopt.
"I have never seen him use any of the treatment methods discussed in this letter," Orr
said of the Aug. 29 complaint letter from the state Board of Licensed Social Workers
and Evans said they do not have direct knowledge of how Post
treated other clients but would be surprised if he
used those techniques because they seem contrary to his
treatment philosophy. Post
says the allegations are false.He
selected certain clients and arranged for them to be interviewed by The Oklahoman to support his
...Orr, executive director of Small Miracles International, said Post helped her through problems with a rebellious teenage daughter and her adoption agency uses his videos to help educate parents who adopt international children. She
didn't use any therapy techniques that she
would describe as unorthodox.
"The most off-the-wall thing, which I don't consider off-the-wall, was to have my teenager - who is at a very rebellious stage in her
life, sit on the couch and I had to put my head in her
While that's a role reversal for most parents and children, it was just done to promote a sense of closeness, she
"I recommend him for almost everybody," said Orr
, who is the mother of 11 children, including 10 who are adopted.