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Mental Health Clinic

mental01Saint Vincent’s Mental Health Clinic is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and provides diagnostic assessments, therapy, and intervention for clients including children and youth under the age of 21 and families.  Focus of treatment includes the evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of behavioral health issues.  Our clinical team is specifically trained to work with children and young adults takes into account the emotional, physical, and developmental needs of clients and work with families, when appropriate, to ensure successful treatment.

Clinicians are concerned with the diffemental02rent aspects of behavioral health and stability.  Psychotherapy and other counseling skills are offered to improve emotional and behavioral health, assisting clients who struggle with acute symptoms related to adjustment problems to serious mental health disorders.  The Mental Health Clinic assists with a wide range of needs such as behavior disorders, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, attention deficit disorder, trauma-related issues, family and parenting support, transition to young adulthood, and grief and loss.  Increased efforts are made to help clients affected by these disorders maintain residence within their communities and offer specialized community-based treatment.  When necessary and clinically indicated, psychiatric assessment, psychopharmacology and psychological testing services are available as part of the assessment and
treatment process.

Clinic services are provided on an outpatient basis, with home-based and school-based treatment available when possible and clinically appropriate. Bi-lingual staff is available to assist with services in English, Portuguese, Spanish and Cape Verdean Creole. Services are third-party reimbursable through the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership (MBHP), Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA, Beacon Strategies (BMC HealthNet Plan, Fallon Community Health Plan, and Neighborhood Health Plan) and Network Health.

Clinic Services include:

  • intake
  • evaluation and diagnostic assessment
  • treatment planning and treatment services
  • case consultation
  • psychotherapy and counseling
  • support groups
  • psychological testing, psychiatric assessment and pharmacotherapy
  • emergency services
  • collaboration with community-based services and supports
  • referral services