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Tara Sharifan, PsyD
Hello, I'm Dr. Tara Sharifan. I became a pediatric psychologist because I deeply value and appreciate children and teenagers for the contributions they make to society through their creativity, intuition, and individuality. Each child has a unique personality, comprising specific strengths that can better the world we live in. I strive to help children harness those strengths and overcome barriers to becoming the best versions of themselves. Parents and families are instrumental in this goal; thus, I often include them in the overall treatment plan.
I have received training and experience working with gender-diverse youth and youth who have various medical conditions. I utilize therapeutic strategies consistent cognitive behavioral therapy. Within that framework, I emphasize a collaborative and scientifically supported approach with the goal of empowering individuals and families.
I received my doctorate from Pacific University and completed training at Primary Children’s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, and Randall Children’s Hospital. Outside of my clinical practice, I enjoy spending time with family and traveling.
UT Psychology License: 10476501-2501
Hello, I'm Kelsie Skalla. I received my bachelor's degree in family life studies from Utah State University with an emphasis in child and family relations and a psychology minor. I have worked in small business administration and customer service over the years in a variety of different capacities and have developed a passion for the health and wellness industry. I love being a part of the day to day operations at Wasatch Front Wellness. I enjoy being able to interact with clients and helping out on the administrative end to ensure they get the best care possible. I am passionate about my role and look forward to helping everyone have a positive experience with us.
In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and traveling. I love skiing both on the water & snowy slopes.