Primary Care and Pediatrics - Ridgefield

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Primary Care

21 South St.
Ridgefield, CT 06877

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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 Ridgefield team   
    Debra Morton, LCSW
    Debra Morton, LCSW Behavioral Health Consultant, Ridgefield Primary Care, Nuvance Health
    Debra is a licensed clinical social worker with 20 years of clinical experience. She is experienced working with children, teens and adults and has a special interest in helping others gain insight into the impact that health behaviors. Debra employs a strength-based perspective in her clinical work while integrating a myriad of therapeutic approaches. She is comfortable addressing a multitude of issues and works with patients to develop meaningful and attainable goals.

    During her free time, Debra enjoys cooking, gardening, outdoor activities and theater. She loves spending time with family and enjoying all of the amenities that Ridgefield and the surrounding towns have to offer.