Primary Care - Southbury

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Primary Care

22 Old Waterbury Rd.
Southbury, CT 06488

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*We welcome referrals for a geriatric assessment from you, your loved ones, providers and community agencies. Assessments are covered by Medicare and most other insurance companies. Get started by calling us at (203) 852-2494 to book an appointment with Colleen L. Linari, APRN.
  • 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 Southbury team    

    Emily Fritz, LCSW
     Integrated Behavioral Health - Nuvance Health Medical Group
    Emily Fritz, LCSW Manager of Integrated Behavioral Health/Nuvance Health Medical Group
    Emily Fritz is a licensed clinical social worker in CT and NY as well as a certified grief counselor with over 20 years of experience. She has a special interest in the geriatric population and those with chronic mental illness/addictions. Emily provides a holistic approach to her therapeutic interventions for her patients and believes that by partnering with healthcare providers, she can offer a more comprehensive approach to helping patients reach their fullest potential. She utilizes a special set of skills by blending a variety of modalities in brief talk therapy sessions.


    Emily is active in the Southbury community, coaching boys’ basketball and is a member of Mid-South Catholic Church. She enjoys being active outdoors and boating with her family and friends in her free time.

    Kelly Norvick, LCSW
    Kelly Norvig, LCSW, Behavioral Health Consultant, Nuvance Health Medical Group
    Kelly Norvig is a licensed clinical social worker with 18 years of clinical experience. She has an extensive background working with diverse populations including children, adolescents and adults; providing support to those with mental health and substance abuse issues. Kelly offers cognitive behavioral therapy, supportive counseling, motivational interviewing and solution focused therapy to her patients and enjoys working collaboratively with healthcare providers to integrate a patient’s emotional wellbeing with their physical health.

    On a personal note, Kelly enjoys reading, gardening and collecting sea glass. As a nature lover, she often hikes local trails with her husband and two high energy dogs.