Meet our Therapists

  • Ted A Harris, PhD

    Ted A. Harris, PhD

    Dr. Ted Harris is the owner and Clinical Director of the Center for Family Evaluation and Treatment in Taylorsville, Utah. Dr. Harris obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah followed by a Master of Arts Degree from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He worked for the Texas Department of Corrections until moving to Oxford, Mississippi where he earned a Doctoral Degree in Psychology from the University of Mississippi.

    Dr. Harris specializes in the assessment and treatment of forensic patients; including sexual offenses, domestic violence, parenting education, psychopathy, etc. He has worked in private practice for over 20 years and enjoys all aspects of being a psychologist.

  • David Anson, PhD

    Psychologist for over 20 years, works with people in all age groups, from children to older adults. He enjoys doing therapy and psychological testing. He is a member of the board of the Utah Psychological Association and received his Ph. D. in 1994 from the University of Utah.

    Samantha Harris, MS

    Samantha obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Utah in sociology with an emphasis in criminology. Followed by her Master of Science degree in Professional Counseling. She did her internship work at the Utah State Hospital dealing with the severely mentally ill population. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in individual and group psychotherapy as well as psycho-educational groups. Samantha is trained in TF-CBT, adult and juvenile sex offender treatment and domestic violence treatment. Samantha enjoys all aspects of working with a variety of populations.

    Krista Petersen, MS

    Krista Petersen earned a Double Bachelor's Degree from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah in Criminal Justice and Psychology. Krista went on to graduate from the University of Phoenix in Murray, Utah where she earned a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling. Krista specializes in Adult Sex Offenders, Juvenile Sex Offenders, and the LGBTQ community.

  • Amanda L. Pfeffer, PsyD

    Dr. Amanda Pfeffer traveled to Utah from Indiana in 2012. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. She earned a Master Degree and her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Indianapolis. She has experience with children, adolescents, and adults in both psychotherapy and assessment. Her specialty areas include Personality Disorders, Adult and Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment, Victim Treatment (certified in TF-CBT), Domestic Violence Treatment, Psychotherapy, Psychological Evaluations, Neuropsychological Evaluations, Parenting Assessments, Bonding/Attachment Assessments, Learning Disabilities, Sexual Behavior Risk Assessment, and Psychosexual Evaluations.

    Kelli Michanowicz, MS

    Kelli traveled from Pennsylvania to Utah in 2012. She obtained a Bachelor's of Arts Degree from Westminster College- New Wilmington, PA. She earned a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Westminster College- Salt Lake City, UT. She did her internship at Vista Counseling Services, Salt Lake City UT; working with young adults with Mental Health disorders in individual, group and family psychotherapy. Kelli is trained in adult and juvenile sex offender treatment and domestic violence treatment for both offenders and survivors.

    "My hope as a counselor is to support individuals and families on their journey and help identify roadblocks and life challenges that are interfering with functioning and happiness. I will help clients develop coping skills, personal strengths and insight into core values and beliefs. "

Get in Touch

  • Phone:
    (801) 265 3895
  • Address:
    5691 S. Redwood Rd. #16,
    Taylorsville, UT 84123