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Meet the Team

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Joy Watkins


Specialties: Adults and teens with anxiety, depression,  grief, or substance issues. 
I have a welcoming presence and embrace everyone without judgment. I am a great listener and tend to be solution-focused as needed. I am understanding/empathetic during each session while building the necessary rapport with my clients ongoing.
Together we will discuss and analyze your identified issues by breaking them down to focus on each one based on your level of importance. We will decrease depression, anxiety, mood dysregulation, postpartum, grief and loss, infidelity & impulsivity.
I Specialize in working with people who are experiencing depression, post-partum depression, perinatal loss, anxiety, social anxiety, abandonment issues, infidelity issues, mood dysregulation, phobias, impulsive behaviors, and substance abuse issues.
To work with me will be a refreshing and eye-opening experience. I offer CBT Therapy techniques, behavior modification techniques as well as trauma based modalities to assist you with any issues you may have at this time. I work from a strengths-based perspective and also offer goal-setting/case management. I have a flexible schedule  to meet the needs of all of my clients such as evenings and weekends.

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Loretta Munson


Specialties: Adults with anxiety, depression, stages of grief, women's issues, and integrative medical and behavioral health challenges.
Loretta holds a Masters Degree from Southern Connecticut State University and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of New Haven. For the past 18 years Loretta has worked in many different areas of clinical social work-to include direct and leadership positions-providing her clients a safe and trusting space to heal. Her training, education, and experience allow her to understand the various social and emotional needs of different stages of life, as well as the power of choice. In therapy sessions, Loretta utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Person Centered/Positive Psychology to empower clients to transform into the best version of themselves. Loretta believes that every human being deserves a meaningful life, and she is more than willing to assist a person along that journey.

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Dr. Lynn Kratzer

Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

Specialties: Adults with anxiety, depression, and adjustment issues related to life transitions or current stressors. Middle and high school students with emotional, behavioral and developmental challenges.
Dr Lynn has dual training in Developmental and Clinical Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and Concordia University in Montreal. Prior to joining the practice, she worked in a therapeutic school for 16 years with students and their families to address behavioral, emotional and trauma issues. Dr Lynn works with individuals of all ages, a strengths-based and collaborative approach is used to help clients acquire skills and to increase their understanding of challenges. Treatment modalities include cognitive behavioral (CBT), mindfulness based (MBCT), solution focused, behavioral interventions, psychodynamic, trauma focused and play therapy. Dr Lynn's approach recognizes the relationship between the brain, mind and body, the role of family and cultural factors, lifespan developmental issues and the importance of promoting hope and empowerment. 

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Tracy Clough



Emily Charvis

Owner, LCSW


CT Psych Now

LMSW, LCSW, LPC, Psychologist

Specialties: Adults with anxiety, depression and trauma.

Tracy holds a Master's Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University with  Certificate in Violence Against Women and Children. She has provided a range of trauma-focused services to diverse client populations and incorporates principles of attachment, developmental trauma, and family systems into her work. She utilizes a strengths-based, person-centered approach that seeks to understand each client from his or her own lived experience and perspective. Tracy has worked with young children under 6 and their caregivers to improve relationships, address behavioral concerns, and support the healthy processing of traumatic events through Play Therapy and Child-Parent Psychotherapy. She has also worked with teens and adults experiencing low self-esteem, codependency, anxiety, depression, family conflict, issues related to histories of childhood abuse, life transitions, and relationship difficulties. She welcomes everyone to her practice. 

Specialties: Adults  and teens with anxiety and depression. 

Emily has a Master's Degree in Social Work from Southern Connecticut State University and a Bachelor's degree from Temple University. For six years, Emily worked with adolescents in the school system in alternative programs specializing in anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, ADHD, school avoidance, ODD, conduct disorder and crisis intervention. For the last several years she has worked in private practice with adults and adolescents with a primary focus of Anxiety and Depression. She values the importance of meeting clients where they are and empowering them to be self-advocates in their lives. She helps individuals and families build upon their strengths and see themselves and others through an empathetic lens. Her approach includes CBT, strengths-based counseling and supportive solution-focused treatment so clients may gain a sense of strength in their own journey to healing.

Call CT Psych Now to schedule an appointment. 

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Sonja Hanson

Marketing & Office Manager 

Schedule a Visit Today! 860-893-5628

Sonja Hanson graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Communications.  She has worked in marketing for 7 years before becoming CTPN's Office Manager. She lives in Minnesota where she enjoys boating, hiking and time with family. Sonja is excited to be a part of the CTPN team because it's a growing business that takes pride in improving people's lives and their future. 

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CT Psych Now

Schedule a Visit Today! 860-893-5628

154 West Street, Suite 3D

Cromwell, CT 06416

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