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The Brief Therapy Institute of Denver, Inc. was established in 1993 to provide clinically efficient and effective psychotherapy services in the Denver-Boulder area.  We take great pride in offering our clients services that are based on industry "Best Practice" guidelines. 


Many people have the misunderstanding that Brief Therapy is about setting limits on time or number of sessions.  It is not!  Brief Therapy is about setting goals, having a collaborative relationship between the therapist and client, and a therapist that is more than a "bobble head."  This more directive approach often leads to the "side effect" of decreased number of sessions or shorter therapy time.  Brief Therapy is also about skill development and practice.  Often times, clients will gain knowledge and skills and may take a break from therapy.  After they have used their new skills and knowledge, they may come back to therapy to achieve additional goals.


 BTID Report Card

Satisfaction Survey 1

Clients are overwhelmingly (97+%) satisfied with our scheduling options and administrative issues from initial contact through the first session.

Satisfaction Survey 2             

Over 98% of clients indicate they would refer to their therapist or the Brief Therapy Institute of Denver, Inc.

Appointment Setting             

New client appointments are offered within 3 days of initial client contact and appointments are set within 4 days of initial contact.

Chart Review external             

There have been 3 practice audits in the last three years by external sources.  The BTID has scored 90%+ on all chart audits.


The Brief Therapy Institute of Denver, Inc. has accumulated over ten years of data with satisfaction surveys given to our clients.  We have had hundreds of responses.  We believe it is to your benefit to understand how we evaluate our agency and therapists. The Brief Therapy Institute of Denver makes every effort to follow Best Practice standards and maintain a Quality/High Performance Practice.

What is a Quality/High Performance Practice?

“Quality Performance Practice” refers to practices that monitor their treatment and service system.How does the Brief Therapy Institute of Denver monitor quality?

  • Satisfaction Survey 1: measures our client’s satisfaction with scheduling options

    Satisfaction Survey 2: measures our client’s satisfaction with the services

    Access to Care: monitoring to insure appointments are offered, on the average, within five days of contact

    Symptom Inventory: measures the symptom level of clients

  • Chart Reviews: internal and external review of charts ensures quality services

What are quality/high performance indicators of the Brief Therapy Institute of Denver?

  • Online scheduling 24x7x365 at clients convenience
  • Website resources, paperwork downloads and scheduling
  • Group pager coverage 24x7x365 for critical emergencies
  • Waiting room educational resources
  • Coordination of care with other professionals when needed
  • Participation on quality advisory committees keeping us current with standards
  • Clinicians partcipate in on-going education classes and read trade books and journal articles to keep up with industry standards on the delivery of care



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