Last updated: 6/13/2017

Clinical and Support Options, Inc. (978) 249-9490
Last Updated: 6/13/2017
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Languages Spoken:
American Sign Language

Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Dissociative Disorders Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Learning Disabilities Life Transitions Medication Management Men's Issues Neuropsychological Testing Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Phobias Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Self Abuse Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Autism Spectrum Body Dysmorphic Disorder Career/Employment Concerns Developmental Disability Domestic Violence Eating Disorders Elder Abuse Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Firesetting Gender Identity Immigration/Newcomer Infant Mental Health Infertility Multicultural Issues Neurological Personality Disorders Psychosomatic Selective Mutism Sensory Processing Disorder Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Tourette's Disorder Traumatic Brain Injury
Office and Contact Information
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Clinical and Support Options, Inc.
491 Main Street
Athol, MA 01331
(978) 249-9490

Contact: Sherri Ingerson, Integrated Services Manager

Office Hours:
Mon8:00pm – 6:00pm
Tue8:00am – 8:00pm
Wed8:00am – 8:00pm
Thu8:00am – 8:00pm
Fri8:00am – 6:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Clinical and Support Options, Inc.
31 Lake St.
Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 632-9400

Office Hours:
Mon8:00pm – 6:00pm
Tue8:00am – 8:00pm
Wed8:00am – 8:00pm
Thu8:00am – 8:00pm
Fri8:00am – 6:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Outpatient Behavioral Health
205 School Street, Suite 301
Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 632-9400

Office Hours:
Mon8:00am – 5:00pm
Tue8:00am – 6:00pm
Wed8:00am – 5:00pm
Thu8:00am – 6:00pm
Fri8:00am – 5:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Organization Type:
Emergency Services
Mental Health/Addictions
Outpatient - Mental Health
Youth Services

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Hour
Weekends: N/A

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Mobile Services (Van, etc.)



Credentials and Certifications:
Advanced Practice Nurse (APN)
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
American Board of Professional Psychology (Clinical)
Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
Art Therapist (ATR)
Art Therapist (ATR-BC)
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
Certified Addictions Specialist (CAS)
Certified Domestic Violence Counselor and Advocate
Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP)
Certified in Addiction Studies
Certified in Alcohol and Drug Treatment
Certified in Couples Counseling
Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Certified in Family Therapy
Certified in Hypnosis by American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Certified Level II Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
Certified Trauma Specialist (CTS)
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Clinical Fellow AAMFT
Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC)
Expressive Therapist
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
National Register of Mental Health
Postgraduate Certificate Trauma Treatment
Recognizing and Responding to Suicide Risk (RRSR)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Rehabilitation Counselor
Social Work Supervisor
Substance Abuse Expert (SAE)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $95
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $95

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicaid QMB: Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Crisis Intervention

Beacon Health Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Beacon Health Options Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (PPO)
Beacon Health Strategies Health New England
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Care Elect) HMO Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield (HMO Blue) Magellan Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO) Mass Behavioral Health Partnership (MBHP)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) MassHealth
Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity Neighborhood Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO Blue Neighborhood Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare PPO Blue Network Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island PacifiCare Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield Personal Help Network TRICARE
Boston Medical Center (HealthNet) Tufts Associated HMO
Cenpatico Behavioral Health (CBH) Tufts Health Plan (PPO)
Champus/Tricare Tufts Navigator
Consolidated Health Plans (PPO) UNICARE Life & Health Insurance Company (PPO)
Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
First Health (Network) United Healthcare
GIC Health Plan United HealthCare of New England (Options PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Diabetes Disabled First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Grandparents Step Families Suicidal
Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Caregivers Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) Obese or Overweight Offenders/Perpetrators Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Transgender Twins
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Art Therapy Behavioral Behavioral Medicine Body Centered Psychotherapy Case Management Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Education Consultation Evaluation/Diagnostic Expressive Therapy Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Holistic Home Study Information and Referral Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Neuropsychological Testing or Consultation Outreach Parent Guidance Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Psychological Testing and Evaluation Psychopharmacology Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Systemic Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT) Coaching Contemplative Dance/Movement Therapy Dream Work or Analysis EMDR Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT Tapping) Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian Existential Psychotherapy Feminist Focusing Geriatric Consultation Gestalt Imago Relationship Therapy Integrative Medicine Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Internal Family Systems (IFS) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Jungian Low-Energy Neurofeedback System (LENS) Mediation Prevention Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodrama Relational Sandplay Therapy Satir Schema Therapy Somatic Experiencing Supervised Visitation Thought Field Therapy (TFT) Transactional Analysis (TA) Transpersonal Psychology Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander
Professional Associations