Heather Forbes, is the owner of the Beyond Consequences Institute (BCI). She has worked in the field of trauma and healing since 1999. Heather is an internationally published author on the topics of raising children with difficult and severe behaviors, the impact of trauma on the developing child, adoptive motherhood, and self-development. Much of her experience and insight on understanding trauma, disruptive behaviors, and adoption-related issues comes from her direct mothering experience of her two adopted children. 

Contact us today for more information:info@beyondconsequences.com

1630A 30th Street, Suite 488
Boulder, CO 80301
Tel:  303.993.8379
Fax: 321.206.2067

International Child Foundation 

We work with adoptive families for international and domestic infant adoption and provide home study services.  Principle international programs are Mexico, Burundi and Burkina Faso.  We also assist with relative adoption from Ethiopia via a Hague Accredited, Non-profit  agency licensed in Arizona. International Child Foundation is a highly recommended, licensed Arizona adoption agency, with social workers in Phoenix and Tucson. We are Hague accredited to provide international adoptions.


International Child Foundation Adoption Agency in Arizona.

Family Support, first and foremost! Having one person there to listen and understand is all we need.

Our partners:

Begin your adoption journey with us. A Step Ahead Adoption Services can help you every step of your journey because we have all walked a mile in your shoes! If you are an adoptive family who desires an advocate, a coach, a mentor, a guide and a great support system through your adoption journey. Our service to adoptive families is unique by offering a liaison approach.  A Step Ahead Adoption
7455 Hickorywood Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80920      

877.532.0236 Toll Free
719.213.2181 Fax
719.685.6894 Mobile

Post Adoption Resources: 

Adopt Triad Consultants, Inc. is please to offer you, "Counselors Corner." The purpose of this page is to assist you with answers to your questions. 

We here at Adopt Triad Consultants, Inc. we value your family before your adoption and long after.  Our families have adopted newborns, to older children both domestically and internationally.  After your adoption finalization is complete and you no longer need your adoption agency is when the real work begins.  This page is meant to help meet those needs.  We'd also like to provide you with trusted agencies, and networkers to help match your adoption and finally resources for counseling.  
You will have access to an online or telephone conference call with Maria Spencer, LCSW, CAC III. A few of the issues families may encounter with their child are: grief and loss, attachment, feelings of abandonment, identity development and in some cases loss of their cultural self.  This conference is free of charge to current families.  All others there is a fee of $50.00 per hour for counseling

Contact us: 719-243-5171