Mallory Gross, AMFT
Mallory Gross (she/her/hers) enjoys providing CBT to children, adolescents and adults who are dealing with:
- Anxiety and Depression
- LGBTQ+ Issues
- Transitional Life Events (Marriage, Divorce, Pregnancy, Career Change, Death)
- Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum-Related Trauma (including PPA/PPD)
- Parenting Burnout and Discipline Issues
- Organizational Problems as a Result of ADHD
- Spiritual Issues
Mallory is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT #115003) who brings a diverse educational background to the collaborative and affirmative care she provides. She earned her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles, where her studies focused on social justice and cross-cultural competency. She also received her Masters in Montessori Education from Loyola University Baltimore, and is a trained yoga instructor (Advanced 500-hour), often interweaving mindfulness into her work with clients. She has worked and studied abroad extensively, most notably in India, Bali, Australia, Brazil and France.
Mallory compassionately engages with clients who are in the midst of a life transition, whether related to gender/sexuality, spiritual life, divorce, becoming a parent and/or starting a Health at Every Size journey. She also enjoys working with parents and children/teens of all ages, especially Highly Sensitive Children and LGBTQ+ youth. Mallory celebrates neurodiversity and has an affirmative approach to working with Autistic clients and those with ADHD. In addition, Mallory is integrated into many support communities for birthing people who have struggled with difficult pregnancies, traumatic births, PPD and PPA.
Clinical Background: Mallory completed her advanced training at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, counseling clients suffering from anxiety, depression, addiction and various other issues. She utilizes Trauma-Focused CBT, Narrative Therapy, and Attachment Therapy. In her prior career, she served as an educator, nanny and tutor for many years, and worked with hundreds of families in the Los Angeles area. This experience greatly augments her ability to connect with children and their parents, with whom she draws from Positive Discipline and Co-regulation techniques, Attachment Theory, and the work of Siegal and Bryson (The Whole Brain Child, No Drama Discipline, The Yes Brain).
Mallory is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist working under the supervision of Dr. Brittany Beyerlein, Ph.D. She is able to provide telehealth sessions to any clients residing within California. Mallory also practices in-person at our Torrance office. To connect with her, please email [email protected] or call (310) 375-4855 ext. 8.