Navigating Repatriation
as an Adult TCK

Recorded Course (COMING SOON!)
Navigating Repatriation Officially Launches Sept 3rd!

Repatriation is the unique transition Adult TCKs experience when they move back to their passport country after living overseas. It is often a difficult season for ATCKs as they are grieving the loss of their community and known culture, all while navigating a new culture, place, and stage of life! 

This course with bite-sized videos will walk you through 10 units of content relevant to the ATCK repatriation transition. See the unit topics below!

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If you'd like license to use this course with an unlimited number of ATCKs, you can purchase our annual subscription to the Navigating Repatriation Course. 



Lauren Wells
Jessi Bullis
Tanya Crossman
Elizabeth Smith


Videos (~4 hrs)

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Meet the instructors

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Lauren Wells

Chief Executive Officer

Lauren is the Founder and CEO of TCK Training and author of Raising Up a Generation of Healthy Third Culture Kids, What Made That Feel So Hard: The Unstacking Method, and more. An Adult Third Culture Kid (ATCK) who spent her teenage years living in Tanzania, East Africa, Lauren has worked with over 1,000 parents and TCK caregivers and has trained staff from over 80 organizations. 

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Jessi Bullis

Director of Adult TCK Services

Jessi is an Adult TCK who grew up in Singapore, England, Turkey, and Germany. She has a heart and passion for TCKs and the unique struggles they face. She received her undergraduate in psychology and a seminary degree in counseling for the purpose of caring for TCKs well.

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Tanya Crossman

Director of Research and Education Services

Tanya is an Adult TCK from a corporate background and a leading expert in the field of modern Third Culture Kids and issues facing cross-cultural families, with nearly 20 years of hands-on experience. She is the author of Misunderstood: The Impact of Growing Up Overseas in the 21st Century and co-author of Thongs or Flip Flops? Australian kids overseas and what comes next. Tanya's key roles at TCK Training are providing services to international schools and leading our research work, along with presenting virtually and in-person around the world. Learn more about Tanya's work at

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Elizabeth Vahey Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Author of The Practice of Processing, Elizabeth is a skilled communicator and trauma-informed educator who helps transform abstract concepts into practical steps, equipping, encouraging, and empowering people to reach their goals. Elizabeth is a mom of two worldschooling TCKs.

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