Primary Care - New Canaan

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Primary Care

28 East Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840

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  • What is a Behavioral Health Consultant?   

    Our team consists of experienced, Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) who provide medical and behavioral health-focused care for problems resulting from medical illnesses, mental health related issues or substance use. Our team utilizes a special set of skills to help you and your family more successfully manage illnesses through the continuum of care.

  • What do Behavioral Health Consultants offer?   

    Behavioral Health Consultants may help with the treatment of:

    • Obesity
    • Smoking
    • Bereavement
    • Chronic pain
    • Mental health issues
    • Substance use concerns
    • Caregiver stress
    • Acute and chronic medical conditions


    Services include but are not limited to:

    • Grief counseling
    • Meditation
    • Relaxation techniques
    • Nutrition & exercise
    • Sleep hygiene
    • Coping skills & mindfulness
    • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
    • Health coaching
    • Brief talk therapy
    • Motivational interventions
  • Meet the New Canaan team  

    Kathleen Cheslok, LCSW
    Kathleen Cheslok, LCSW Behavioral Health Consultant, Nuvance Health Medical Group 
    Kathy Cheslok is a licensed clinical social worker with over 25 years of clinical experience. She has extensive experience in behavioral health working with all ages and issues related mental health and addiction recovery. Kathy likes working in a team based model to provide clients with a collaborative approach and employs several therapeutic interventions including: motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy and solution-focused therapy. Kathy believes in a holistic, client centered approach where the client provides significant input on their goals and focuses on lifestyle modifications to feel balanced and manage obstacles. Kathy focuses on integrating both physical health and emotional health so patients learn where they intersect in their own lives.

    In her free time, Kathy enjoys spending time with family and friends, outdoor activities, exercise, cooking and volunteering in the community.