BENNINGTON AND MANCHESTER - United Counseling Service has appointed Peg Gregory as Director of Outpatient and Substance Abuse Services.

"Peg has been with UCS in the Northshire for 23 years and has done an excellent job in her role as Director of that office," Executive Director Ralph Provenza said. "The Bennington staff will greatly benefit from her leadership during these critical times in our industry."

Gregory is a licensed clinical social worker with 30 years experience in the field of mental health. She is a member of the Northshire Human Service Council and enjoys providing consultation in her areas of expertise including stress management and Employee Assistance Programs.

"I am looking forward to working more closely with the talented and dedicated team of managers and clinicians in the Bennington outpatient programs," said Gregory.

Gregory will continue to oversee the Northshire division but will now assume responsibility for the Bennington outpatient and substance abuse division as well. UCS serves children, adults, families, and seniors through nationally recognized counseling, early care and education, and clinical support. Visit www.ucsvt.org to find out more.