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Meet our Staff

Michelle Dye, LMFT
Primary Therapist
EMDR Trained

Michelle is a Licensed Marriage and family Therapist.  She holds a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from California Lutheran University and a Bacherlor of science in Psychology from Brigham Young University.  Michelle has clinical expertise in marriage and family systems counseling, couples counseling, individual counseling, substance abuse, domestic violence, and eating disorders.  Her therapeutic specialties and modalities include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), emotionally focused therapy (EFT), and psychodynamic therapy.

Prior to joining Redwood Therapy, Michelle provided individual and group court-ordered programs for domestic violence and substance abuse, and served as agency clinical liaison to the county courts of Ventura, California.  Responding to family needs and emergencies, Michelle relocated her professional practice from California to Utah in 2006.

As a member of the clinical staff at LDS Family Services, Michelle has worked at the Salt Lake City and Sandy Agencies.  Her focus at LDSFS has been largely devoted to couples and family systems therapies and interventions.  Michelle has also worked with two local agencies providing individual and group therapy for domestic violence, substance abuse, and eating disorders.

As part of the Redwood Therapy Group, Michelle works with married couples, individuals, teens and families in crisis.  She specializes in dealing with anxiety, depression, anger and boundary issues, trauma and abuse, communicative dysfunction, addiction, ADHD infidelity, and variety of other individual disorders and issues.  She strives to integrate the resolution of such underlying individual factors into successful outcomes for individuals and their family systems.

Michelle has special professional interests in neuropsychology, family systems, and the relationship between individual clinical diagnoses and family system dysfunction.

In her personal life, Michelle is a devoted wife and mother.  She and her husband have three sons and a daughter-in-law.  Michelle has served in numerous church and community leadership and service capacities.  Her present interests include exploring life with her husband and children, her Yorkshire Terrier (Reggie), reading, and movies.

Nancy Harmon LCMHC
Primary Therapist
EMDR Certified  Trauma Specialist 

Nancy is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor.  She received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Westminster College in Utah. She received her Master's degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Utah.

Nancy has been working in the mental health field since 2003.  She believes strongly in the emotional healing process and believes in the ability to not only overcome painful life experiences but to be a stronger person because of these difficult experiences.  Nancy believes in one's innate ability to heal from emotional wounding and feels privileged to be able to guide and support this process.  She enjoys working with adolescents and adults and has worked in residential, day treatment, intensive outpatient, and outpatient treatment settings.

Nancy has experience working in substanc abuse/addiction, truama, grief and loss, body image, self-image, and empowerment.  She has experience working with many mental health disorders including Schizophrenia, Bi-Polar disorder, Axiety, Depression, and personality disorders.  Nancy co-lead the Trauma Recovery and empowerment group at Valley Mental Health for three and a half years.  She has experience teaching healthy relationships, healthy sexuality, body image, DBT, Relapse Prevention.  She has had the opportunity to present at two conferences on trauma and recovery.

Nancy is a member of Psi Chi- The National Honor Society in Psychology, Utah Mental Health Counselor's Association, and American Mental Health Counselor's Association.

Jason Pugh LCMHC 

Primary Therapist


Jason is an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University. He also has his Master’s Degree of Education in Counseling Psychology from the University of Utah.

Jason loves being able to help people. He has experience in working with individuals of all ages dealing with anxiety, depression, and relationship skills. He enjoys working with couples and individuals who need a little extra help to find balance in their life and the happiness that they desire. Jason has experience in working with multiple groups including: anger management/domestic violence,
substance abuse, parenting, and relationship strengthening. He has worked for The Children’s Center, facilitating small groups of children assisting them in developing life skills both socially and emotionally. Prior to working with Redwood Therapy Group, Jason had the opportunity of working for LDS Family Services in Las Vegas.

Jason is very happy to be a member of the Redwood Therapy Team. He has been a resident of Salt Lake most of his life and loves being able to live in this wonderful valley and enjoy the beauty it has to offer. His interests include spending time with his family as much as he can, especially in the outdoors and at the barn with his horses Rambo and Sly.

Jason is fluent in Portuguese and speaks some Spanish

Scott R. Peterson, LCSW, CSAT
Primary Therapist
Currently  Retired and serving an LDS mission in Tahiti

Scott Peterson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, pornography and sexual addictions, trauma, Bi-polar disorder, and food addiction.  
He received his master's degree from Brigham Young University where he taught in the Graduate School of Social Work.  He has co-authored three books on the topics of self-esteem and personal identity.  His fourth book is due for publication next year.  He has conducted training seminars throughout the United States and Australia, and was part of a research team that visited Israel to study conflict resolution methods in the Middle East. 

Scotts favorite place to visit is Tahiti where he learned to speak French and Tahitian.  

His favorite quote is, "Perceived failure is not a permanent condition."

Terri Cluff LCMHC
Primary Therapist EMDR


Terri is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor. She received her Associate Degree from Ricks College in Music, her Bachelors from Brigham Young University, and her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix. She is a member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association and has training from EMDRIA in EMDR. 
Terri has worked for House of Hope, Valley Behavioral Health, Salt Lake County Jail (ADC and Oxbow) and now Redwood Therapy Group. She works with adults, parents, and adolescents with mental health and substance abuse issues. She has experience with the seriously and persistently mentally ill (SPMI), psychosis, depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, grief and loss issues, crisis work, criminogenic risk, PTSD,  spiritual issues, sexual addiction, and substance abuse and addictive disorders. She has worked with individuals, families, and couples. 
Prior to joining Redwood Therapy Group she worked with in the Jail Diversion Outreach Team of Valley Behavioral Health. Her clients were often homeless, seriously and persistently mentally ill with criminal behaviors and addictive disorders.
At Redwood Therapy Group, Terri enjoys working with families, couples, parents, adolescents and adults. She enjoys working with depression, anxiety, trauma, spiritual issues, sexual addiction, pornography addiction, emotional disregulation, and marital issues. Terri has special training and experience working with people who have experienced trauma that impacts their current ability to find happiness.
Terri is very happy to be a part of the Redwood Team. She was born in Texas and has lived in various states throughout the West but has lived in Utah for the past 27 years. Terri is devoted to her husband and family and has four children and seven grandchildren. She enjoys running, traveling, making music, and mostly spending time with family. She loves helping her clients find purpose and happiness in their lives.



Rob Armstrong, LCMHC

 Primary Therapist  EMDR 


Rob is an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor.  He received an Associate of Science Degree in General Education from Snow College, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Utah, and a Master of Arts in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health at Adams State University.

Rob started working in the mental health field in 2002 at The Children’s Center facilitating small groups of pre-school aged children with social, behavioral, and emotional disturbances.  Later while at The Children Center, he began to learn Play Therapy during his internship for counseling.  His understanding of the complexities of the human experience was further shaped by his experience working as a psychiatric technician at LDS Hospital and then the University Neuropsychiatric Institute (2010 – 2015).  There he worked with mainly with adults in an acute psychiatric hospital setting, caring for those suffering with severe mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, psychosis, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, as well as those struggling with addictions.

His experience was further developed through his experience working at Alliance Clinical Services and Alliance Youth Services where he counseled adolescents and adults who were involved in the criminal justice system for domestic violence, substance abuse, and sexual offenses.  He also served the severely and persistently mental ill population, juvenile drug court, and adult drug court clients in Tooele with Valley.

Rob therapeutic approach has been greatly influenced by the person-centered approach as a means for establishing a strong therapeutic connection with clients, whereby positive meaningful change can happen.  He also specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), motivational interviewing, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR).

His greatest joy comes from spending time with his beautiful wife and two wonderful children.    He is originally from the Salt Lake Valley.  He loves a wide variety of music and his favorite bands are U2 and the Beatles.  His favorite TV shows are Seinfeld and The Office, and he loves to laugh.  He also enjoys gardening, caring for his yard, camping, backpacking, and hiking.

Ryan J. Raleigh LCMHC
 Primary Therapist  EMDR
Ryan J. Raleigh received his Masters of Science in Mental Health counseling at the University of Phoenix and has been working in the field of addiction since 2012 He has under graduate degrees in Psychology and Human Development/Family Studies. He is passionate about overcoming the concepts of shame and isolation. He has training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Lifespan Integration, EMDR, Psychodrama and Addiction. He has been associated with BEDA Binge Eating Disorder Association Since 2013. Has facilitated and co-facilitated binge eating groups since 2013.
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