About Us​​

In Touch Therapeutic Services is a combination of two​ separate therapeutic businesses coming together to help empower individuals who wish to achieve an overall improvement in their well being. Through both a body and mind focus, we will both continue to offer our massage and psychotherapy services in a safe and tranquil environment while also offering additional choices and classes to compliment those therapies. Mental health and physical wellness are our focus, why not make us a part of your wellness journey.

 Staff & Co-Owners

Cheri Crossley Petitpas, LICSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker 

Cheri earned both her BSW & her MSW from Bridgewater State University. She has been in the field of Human Services for over 20 years. Cheri began her career working in & managing both DSS (now DCF) & DYS residential group homes. Cheri has experience working with diverse populations including: Survivors of Domestic Violence, Oncology, Corrections; ages as young as 3 1/2 and as old as 85. Cheri is passionate about finding ways to give back to the community by participating in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer for 8 yrs; Cheri has also hosted yearly fundraisers o/b/o her team, "Team Imma Be The Cure" to raise funds and awareness for both Breast Cancer and Chronic Lyme Disease, which have affected her family and close friends. Cheri has also created a YouTube channel (StigmaEndsHere) in order to give the public access to coping skills, information and a variety of videos to help support Domestic Violence Survivors and their allies. (Check out those videos on Cheri's Blog )

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Deborah M. Poirier

Massage Therapist

Deborah Poirier is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) and co-creator of "In Touch Therapeutic Services", providing professional massage and bodywork since the late 1990's.  A successful business owner, self motivated and focused both in her personal life and business, she has an understanding of pathology, anatomy, physiology, contraindications and precautions. Along with basic techniques she is able to perform other advanced techniques which include medical massage, hot stones, stretches and other modalities and will often incorporate several into a session.


Deborah has many hobbies and will be introducing one them to the new facility soon.  Essential Oils for DIY'ers!  Her wish is to provide complimentary therapies to individuals that are in pursuit of health, personal growth and an improved quality of life and she hopes to help you achieve this balance by nourishing the mind, body and soul.

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