Children's Hospital Colorado
Pediatric Mental Health Institute
Pediatric Mental Health Institute
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    Phone numbers for specific programs: • Eating Disorder Program: 720-777-6452 • Medical Day Treatment Program: 720-777-2900 • Neuropsychiatric Special Care Program: 720-777-3191 • Ponzio Creative Arts Therapy Program: 720-777-4360 • Psychiatric Day Treatment Program & School Refusal Program: 720-777-7794

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Outpatient Services and Therapy at Children's Hospital Colorado

As part of the Pediatric Mental Health Institute, Children's Hospital Colorado offers a series of routine outpatient specialty programs for youth aged 5 to 17. These programs serve children and adolescents, along with their families, with a broad range of emotional and behavioral problems.

Why choose Children’s Hospital Colorado for treatment of emotional and behavioral issues?

Children’s Colorado is the only site in the region that can offer a full continuum of psychiatric care, with the ability to serve children and teens with varied and co-morbid psychiatric concerns in a variety of programs – from routine outpatient care to inpatient treatment and every level in between.

Our routine outpatient psychiatry specialty programs were developed and are headed by experienced, doctorate level psychiatrists and psychologists, who additionally serve on faculty at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The staff and faculty serving in these programs are committed to following evidence based practice and implementing only approaches that are supported by data and scientific literature. The programs are invested in assessing outcomes and designed to continuously examine and improve their components and operations. The programs are oriented toward empowering and intervening with whole families and are committed to a family focus.

Additionally, these programs uniquely offer intervention that is delivered in a well-integrated, collaborative, multidisciplinary fashion, where families benefit from the expertise and unique services of our multidisciplinary team. Our staff includes:

  • Child and adolescent psychiatrists
  • Child and adolescent psychologists
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Certified mental health workers
  • Psychiatric registered nurses
  • Creative art therapists

The Children’s Colorado Routine Outpatient Program is contracted with most private insurances. Please contact us at 720-777-6200 if you have insurance questions, concerns or would like to schedule an evaluation.

If you live outside of Denver County and have Medicaid coverage, please contact your local mental center to seek services per their guidelines. 

Specific conditions we treat in Outpatient Psychiatry

Services offered

Requesting an evaluation

  1. Parents and/or legal guardians, please contact us at 720-777-6200 and select the prompt for #1 to schedule an evaluation
  2. Once this evaluation is scheduled, please click on the link below to PRINT and COMPLETE our “New Patient Questionnaire.”

Please download and fill out our New Patient Questionnaire (.pdf)

 3.  Please BRING YOUR COMPLETED QUESTIONNAIRE to your child’s evaluation.  Please make every effort to complete this prior, in order to maximize your time with the provider.

Contact us

If you are a parent and would like more information on an evaluation and/or treatment for your child, please call our intake triage line at 720-777-6200. Our intake clinician will assist with assessing the needs of your child and family, and provide information about available programs and community resources.

Outpatient Psychiatry Services and Therapy
Phone: 720-777-6200

Psychiatric Day Treatment Program
Phone: 720-777-7794

Neuropsychiatric Special Care Program
Phone: 720-777-8240

Intensive Services
Phone: 720-777-6200

Healthy Expectations Program for Moms
Phone: 303-864-5252
healthyexpectations@childrenscolorado.org

Creative Arts Therapy (Art, Dance, Music and Yoga)
Phone: 720-777-4360

Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)
Phone: 720-777-6200

Obsessive-Compulsive and Anxiety Disorders Routine Outpatient Psychiatry Program
Phone: 720-777-6200

Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic
Phone: 720-777-6200

Medical Day Treatment Program
Phone: 720-777-2900

Eating Disorders Program
Phone: 720-777-6452

Psychiatry and Behavioral Services
Phone: 720-777-6200


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