Last updated: 5/8/2018

Youth Opportunities Upheld (Y.O.U.), Inc. (978) 632-2321
Last Updated: 5/8/2018
Outpatient Behavioral Health Services. Strong families begin with YOU
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Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

American Sign Language


Credentials and Certifications:
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed
Expressive Therapist
Social Work Supervisor
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

Office and Contact Information
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Youth Opportunities Upheld (Y.O.U.), Inc.
205 School Street
Gardner, MA 01440  

(978) 632-2321

Office Hours:
Mon: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Tue: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Thu: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Organization Type:
Outpatient - Mental Health
Youth Services

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

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Abuse and/or Neglect
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Advocacy Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Asperger's Syndrome Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Family Issues Gender Identity Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Medication Management Men's Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Selective Mutism Self Abuse Sensory Processing Disorder Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Suicidal Thoughts Tourette's Disorder Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Art Therapy Behavioral Case Management Dance/Movement Therapy Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) EMDR Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian Expressive Therapy Information and Referral Internal Family Systems (IFS) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Jungian Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Play Therapy Prevention Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Psychopharmacology Relational Sandplay Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Group Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Children (6-12)
Adults (26-59) Preschool (Under 6) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Disabled Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Step Families Transgender Unemployed
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: N/A
Group: $50
Family: $125

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

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

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