Dr. Ken Newell


Ken received his M.S. in Marriage and Therapy at The University of Kentucky.  It was during this time that he pioneered treatment for victims of abuse and addiction utilizing the entire family in the treatment process.  This work lead to his being the recipient of the Kentucky Colonel Award, the highest honor a citizen can receive for service in the community.   After earning his Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy Ken continued his focus on abuse and addictions.  His doctoral dissertation was published in both The American Journal of Family Therapy and The Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. Ken began his decade long work with teens and their families as a wilderness therapist with Second Nature wilderness programs in Utah and Georgia.  He also worked at a residential treatment center for teens, and in private practice. Focusing on educating and supporting families, Ken has extensive expertise in dealing with substance abuse, compulsive behavior, depression, relationship issues, anxiety, self-esteem and identity confusion.  Drawing from several therapeutic orientations including Family systems theory, In Depth Psychology, and Narrative therapy, he focuses on building rapport, while facilitating shifts in self-defeating behavioral patterns and cognition.  

Terrance Rowles

Program Director


Terrance was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. In L.A. is where he discovered he had a passion for assisting others and providing healthy alternatives instead of allowing them to be affected by their environment. He mainly volunteered with the after school programs where he tutored and engaged in physical activity with the students. When Terrance relocated to Utah, he continued in the field of youth services. He collaborated with therapist at a Residential Treatment Center where he continued to work for over 6 years. He started as a mentor before becoming a supervisor and a safety coordinator. While moving up in the company, he always believed that through positive relationships, positive progression will occur. When not engaging with students, Terrance enjoys football, rugby and weightlifting, however, always puts family first.