Clinical Services 

The Women’s Behavioral Health and Wellness Service provides patient-centered and evidence-based care to promote wellness in women across the lifespan.

Our interdisciplinary team works collaboratively with primary care providers and specialists to provide consultative services and problem-focused care for women with behavioral health concerns related to periods of reproductive transition or medical conditions or treatment impacting reproductive hormones and well-being. 

We are committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and equitable space that fosters healing and connection. 

These services are available to patients across Colorado and most services can be accessed virtually via telehealth.

We accept Medicaid and most health insurance plans.  

 

Our interdisciplinary team of providers has expertise in:

  • Infertility
  • Pregnancy and postpartum
  • Perinatal loss
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Persistent pelvic pain
  • Chronic gynecologic conditions
  • Sexual health
  • Perimenopause
  • Breast cancers
  • Gynecologic cancers

 

Services we offer include:

  • Wellness consultations and workshops
  • Consultation on preparing for medical procedures
  • Individual, couples, and family therapy
  • Mother-infant dyadic therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Psychiatric medication management
  • Care coordination
  • Behavioral health care delivered within select primary care and specialist Ob/Gyn practices
  • Consultation and liaison services within UCHealth Ob/Gyn inpatient units

Contact Us 


Colorado Center for Women's Behavioral Health and Wellness

1890 N. Revere Court, Suite 5003

Aurora, CO 80045

New Patient Appointments: 

303-724-1646

Return & Established Patients:

303-724-4987

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The WBHW outpatient programs provide individual, couples, and family therapy services for women and transgender individuals across the lifespan to address their unique needs and goals.

Our team of specialized providers offers care related to pregnancy, postpartum, pregnancy complications and loss, infertility, sexual health, menses, menopause, and medical conditions or treatment impacting reproductive health.

We seek to partner with you to enhance well-being and resilience, while reducing the risk of behavioral health concerns in the future.

Current Psychotherapy Groups (please note that an intake is required to participate, please call 303-724-1646 to schedule)

Traumatic Birth Group

  • 6-week virtual therapy group
  • For those experiencing birth trauma after a frightening, distressing, or disempowering birthing experience 
  • Facilitated by Dr. Winnifred Hunter, licensed Clinical Health Psychologist
  • Every Monday 1:00-2:30pm
  • Click here to see our flyer (Traumatic Birth Group)

Pelvic Pain Group

  • 6-week virtual therapy group
  • For people living with persistent pelvic pain
  • Facilitated by licensed Clinical Health Psychologists Christina New PhD, Kaitlin Ross PhD, and Winnifred Hunter PhD 

MAMAS (Mothers Aligning through Mood and Anxiety Support) Connect 

  • 12-week virtual therapy group 
  • For those experiencing depression or anxiety during the first year after delivery. Babies are welcome to attend. 
  • Facilitated by licensed mental health providers 
  • Every Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm 
  • Click here to see our flyer (MAMAS)

Bearing Hope Pregnancy Group 

  • 12-week virtual therapy group 
  • For those experiencing depression or anxiety during the second or third trimester of pregnancy  
  • Facilitated by licensed mental health providers 
  • Every Wednesday 3:30-4:30pm 
  • Click here to see our flyer (Bearing Hope)

Weight Management Group


 

Current Support Groups (no intake is required to participate, please call 303-864-5252 or email healthyexpectations@childrenscolorado.org

Black Mamas Circle

  • Rolling admission peer support group
  • For Black-identifying women to connect, learn, and increase well-being during pregnancy and the postpartum period
  • Facilitated by a licensed mental health provider and a peer mother from the community
  • Every Monday and Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
  • Click here to see our flyer (Black Mamas Circle)

Moms & Moods (M&Ms) Support Group

  • Free peer to peer support group for new mothers in the first year postpartum
  • Facilitated by a Healthy Expectations therapist
  • No intake visit or mental health diagnosis needed
  • Can be a transition to or from more intensive groups
  • Meets virtually every Wednesdays at 10:00-11:00am 

Please call (303) 724-1646 for more information or to schedule an initial screening appointment.

Connections Program for High-Risk Infants and Families (link to website here) 

This program offers services to women with high-risk pregnancies who have an unborn baby with (or at high risk of being born with) medical complications, parents of newborn babies with medical complications, parents coping with the loss of a baby, and babies and young children born with medical complications.

 

Healthy Expectations Program

With options ranging from free support groups to evidence-based mother-infant group psychotherapy, the Healthy Expectations program draws upon experts from various medical and mental health disciplines to support pregnant women and women struggling with mood and anxiety issues after delivery. Our groups are now offered within Women's Behavioral Health and Wellness, so please check the 'Current Psychotherapy Groups' tab for more information. 

Healthy Expectation Intensive Outpatient Program (see more here)

IOPs provide care for individuals who would benefit from more than what is typically provided in an outpatient level of care.  They are designed to help individuals start the path to recovery  quickly and to lay the foundation for long-term success in their treatment.

 

The Healthy Expectations IOP is specifically designed to help individuals experiencing mood or anxiety challenges during pregnancy or the first year postpartum. You are welcome to bring your baby with you to be cared for in our adjacent playroom!

Our team of reproductive psychiatrists specialize in the evaluation and medication management of psychiatric concerns as they relate to the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, postpartum, infertility, perinatal loss, menopause or medical conditions or treatments that impact female reproductive hormones. 

While our role on our interdisciplinary team often centers on pharmacologic treatments, we aim to develop comprehensive and holistic treatment plans that align with each patient’s individual values.

Services we provide include:

  • Preconception Consultation for women who have a family or personal history of a mental health disorder and/or use of psychiatric medications that would like to plan for a future pregnancy.
  • Provider or Second-Opinion Consultation for women who are currently in psychiatric care and have decided with their treating psychiatrist that consultation with a specialist would be beneficial.
  • Problem-focused Medication Management for women who desire treatment with a reproductive psychiatrist either during the perinatal period or while establishing a longer-term treatment plan for psychiatric care in the context of reproductive transition or medical treatment impacting reproductive hormones and well-being

The Women’s Behavioral Health and Wellness Service provides consultation and treatment within women’s health care settings at UCHealth and other locations. 

Our team collaborates with your health care providers to provide same day, integrated behavioral health care. 

Sessions and typically brief and limited to 6-8 sessions.

We currently provide behavioral health services in:

If you are at patient in these settings and are interested in a consultation, please ask your physician, nurse practitioner, nurse, or care coordinator to introduce you to a member of Women’s Integrated Behavioral Health team.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 

Psychiatry (SOM)

CU Anschutz

Anschutz Health Sciences Building

1890 N Revere Ct

Suite 4003

Mail Stop F546

Aurora, CO 80045


303-724-4940

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