Primary Care - Newtown

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Primary Care

170 Mt Pleasant Rd.
Newtown, CT 06470

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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 Newtown team 

    Melinda Soto, LCSW
    Melinda Soto, LCSW
    Melinda is a licensed clinical social worker with 8 years of experience in the mental health field. Melinda recently provided psychiatric services at Danbury Hospital’s Emergency Department for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. Through this opportunity, Melinda has worked closely with individuals experiencing mental health crises as well as substance abuse. She has also worked closely with individuals in the community through mobile crisis performing psychiatric assessments and transportation to the hospital if needed. Melinda utilizes a strengths based approach along with treatment modalities such as CBT and supportive counseling.

    In her free time, Melinda often reads and loves spending time with her husband and family