UCHealth offers a full range of outpatient psychiatric services for infants, children, and adolescents through older adults. Contact the facility in your region to ask about their services.

Patient-centered treatment

We incorporate evidence-based techniques in patient treatment plans. Our approach is:

  • Client-centered – We focus on individual needs and concerns in the context of our patients’ lives
  • Strength-based – We focus on solutions rather than problems using available client and community resources
  • Inclusive of multiple modalities – We use a variety of approaches, such as psychotherapy, crisis management, medications, environmental support, and community resources

Conditions we treat

We treat all major psychiatric conditions, such as:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Mood swings
  • Thought problems
  • Attention deficits
  • Trauma
  • Persistent mental illness

Conditions we don’t treat

Currently we don’t provide the following services:

  • Primary services for developmental disabilities
  • Forensic evaluations
  • Specialized care for drug and alcohol conditions (see instead CeDAR, Mountain Crest pages)
  • Intensive case management services
  • Services to individuals who have a legal status other than voluntary

Types of therapy

Forms of treatment include individual, groups, family, and couples therapy. Group therapy services include:

  • Relationships
  • Medication maintenance
  • Psychodynamic (insight-oriented)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (coping and mindfulness)

Community-based psychiatry

UCHealth offers community-based psychiatry to support children, adolescents and parents and preserve families. Our services include:

  • Early Childhood Intensive Family Therapy – For children age 0-6 with mental health diagnosis and behavioral disorders or at high-risk for abuse or neglect
  • Intensive Family Therapy – For children and youth age 0-17 with mental health issues
  • Multisystemic Therapy – For youth age 12-17 involved in the legal system with co-occurring mental health issues
  • Rapid Response – For children and youth age 0-17 transitioning from hospital placement