Jake Mallove, AMFT

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
APLA Health Center, Mid-Wilshire

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.

Languages Spoken: English

Specialty Areas

LGBTQ+ Affirmative
Coming Out / Identity Issues
Internalized Homophobia / Transphobia
Sexual Trauma
Entertainment / Artistic Endeavors
Grief and Loss
Men’s Issues
Anxiety and Depression

Theoretical Approach

Humanistic & Client-Centered
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Narrative Therapy
Holistic / Mind-Body Connection
Strengths Based

APLA Health Center, Mid-Wilshire

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