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​Below is a list of Adoption Resources for the KC Metro Area - please feel free to give us suggestions.  

Doctors familiar with internationally adopted kids and who may review files:

John Owen, M.D. Liberty, MO http://thelibertyclinic.com/about-us/meet-the-doctors/john-owen/
 Children's Mercy International Adoption Clinic  Kansas City, MO
   http://www.childrensmercy.org/Content/uploadedFiles/Departments/Infectious_Disease/International_Adoption/IAClinic.   
Deb Winburn, M.D. Overland Park, KS http://www.premierforkids.com/about/providers/

Social Workers: Home Study and Adoptive Family Support:

 Christian Family Services of the Midwest Inc. Overland Park, KS - Hague and Non-Hague home studies and adoption issues/support 913-383-3337 www.cfskc.org
 Nikki DeSimone, LCSW-Missouri Hague and Non-Hague home studies and adoption support  nikkidesimone@gmail.com
Nancy Bean, MSW - Kansas Non-Hague home studies and adopton support http://www.adoptionandcounselingservices/about
Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri: Hague and Non-Hague home studies and adoption support. ​. http://lfcsmo.org/  Contact: Janeene Johnston, MSW, LCSW Toll Free: 1-866-326-LFCS (5327)   


Counseling/Therapy:

Children's Mercy Hospitals: Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Developmental and Behavior Pediatrics Kansas City, MO 
  http://www.childrensmercy.org/Content/uploadedFiles/Departments/Infectious_Disease/International_Adoption/IAClinci.pdf
Children's Therapy Group Overland Park, KS Sensory Integration Therapy
  http://www.childrenstherapygroup.org/
Christian Family Services: Christian Family Counseling: Kansas and Missouri   http://www.cfskc.org/counseling
Clinical Counseling Associates: Family Counseling & Psychotherapy (Laura Probasco Play Therapy)
Liberty, MO & Overland Park, KS http://www.clinicalcounselingassociates.com/contact_us.html  
Emily Warnes, PhD. Sunflower Behavioral Health Liberty, MO http://www.sunflowerpbh.com/
Lifeline Counseling Center: Christian Family Counseling (Denise Weller, Play Therapy) Olathe, KS 
  http://lifelinecounselingcenter.org/counselors.htm
Lynn B. Barnett LMSW (in your home) Specializing in attachment and bonding between parents and 
children http://www.MidAmericaCounseling.com 913-626-1018 Maftc.kc@gmail.com
Mary Spitsnogle/Red Tent Counseling (play therapy) Leawood, KS http://theredtent.org
Responsive Centers Overland Park, KS http://responsivecenters.com/
UMKC Community Counseling Center Kansas City, MO http://www.umkc.edu/counselingcenter/
William A McDonnell Kansas City, MO http://www.mcdonnellandassociates.net/w_mcdonnell

Local Adoption and Foster Care Support Groups:

Church of the Resurrection Leawood, KS International Adoption Interactive Class http://www.cor.org/events/church-calendars-service-opportunities/single-views/calendar-item/article/international-adoption-families-in-conversation/back/5020/ and Foster/Adoptive Parent Support Group http://www.cor.org/missions/serve-in-kansas-city/foster-adoptive-care/
Families For Adoption Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Liberty, MO http://www.pleasantvalley.org/help/support/families-for-adoption/
KC Attach (supports parents of children with emotional or attachment problems): Missouri - meets on 1st Wed. of month at 7pm at 4901 Main St. Suite 308 - Contact Sally Popper www.radzebra.org/ or support@kc.rr.com
Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association: Missouri - meets 1st Tuesday of the month at 7pm at Sheffeld Family Life contact - Tammy Spears - tammy@mfcaa.org

Online Adoption Support Groups:

 Adoptive Families Circle http://www.adoptivefamiliescircle.com/groups/


The above information is provided as a service and is not necessarily an endorsement of any of the persons, services, or persons associated with those listed.