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. 

1630A 30th Street Suite 488
Boulder, CO 80301
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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.  Hague Accredited, Non-profit and licensed in Arizona.  

520 531-9931

International Child Foundation Adoption Agency in Arizona ...
International Child Foundation is a highly recommended, licensed Arizona adoption agency, with social workers in Phoenix and Tucson. We are Hague accredited and non

Contact us: 719-231-7845

Post Adoption Resources: 

We here at Adopt Triad Consultants, inc value your family before your adoption and long after.  Our families have adopted newborns, to older children both domestic 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.  Also to provide you with trusted agencies, and networkers to help match your adoption and finally resources for counseling.  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. 
You will have access to an on line or telephone conference call with Linda Henning Gansler MSW, LCSW, ACSW Attachment Specialist / Family Therapist. Family issues, grief and loss, attachment, CORE education outside of Colorado and or if you feel your child needs additional help. Current families free of charge.  All other's there is a fee of $50.00 per hour for counseling

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

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
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