Jake Mallove is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. He has a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles with a specialization in LGBTQ+ Affirmative Therapy.
Jake completed his clinical training at APLA Health as well where he conducted ongoing psychotherapy with individuals and couples as well as facilitated the Gay Men’s Intimacy Group. Jake’s focus centered on the specific needs of gay men including intimacy, internalized homophobia, body image concerns, sexual trauma, anxiety, depression, perfectionism, and emotion regulation.
Coming from a background in arts and entertainment, Jake brings a holistic energy to the room, integrating the mind-body connection in psychotherapy with mindfulness, creative arts, and humor. Jake is dedicated to affirmative therapy and the unique needs of every identity in the LGBT+ population. He is sensitive to the process of psychotherapy and offers warmth, empathy, and client-centered focus to collaborate with clients and take their lead. He believes therapy is a process of the human spirit requiring courage, creativity, and self-compassion.