Children's Hospital Colorado

Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic in the Pediatric Mental Health Institute

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Your child's mental health is important to us, and we are here to help you get through any challenge you face.

At Children's Hospital Colorado, our Pediatric Mental Health Institute (PMHI) offers outpatient services for children and teenagers ages 2 to 17. We design our services with you and your child in mind. Our goal is to support you and your child in learning effective ways to manage a wide range of emotions and behaviors.

Why choose Children's Hospital Colorado for outpatient psychiatric services?

Children's Colorado is the only hospital in the region that provides a full range of therapeutic services for children and teenagers who have psychiatric conditions. Our mental health experts will work with you and your child to develop an individualized, family-centered and evidence-based treatment plan.

We believe your family will benefit from the expertise of our mental health experts who work together to provide a variety of services to meet your child's unique needs. Our staff includes:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Advance practice nurses
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Licensed professional counselors
  • Certified mental health counselors
  • Registered nurses

Specific conditions we treat in Outpatient Psychiatry

Services offered

  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy to address concerns including anxiety, disruptive behavior, mood and peer interactions
  • Medication evaluation and management
  • Healthy Expectations Perinatal Mental Health Program
  • Intensive Outpatient Psychiatry Program

Contact us

If you would like more information about available services or to schedule an evaluation, please call 720-777-6200.

Physician referrals are not required for your child to be seen in the Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic. Our program is contracted with most private insurance companies. Medicaid coverage is dependent on the county in which Medicaid is issued.

Get to know our pediatric experts.

Marissa Schiel, MD

Marissa Schiel, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry

Jennifer Paul, PhD

Jennifer Paul, PhD

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