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Core Faculty, Marriage & Family Therapy Program
Teaching & Supervising Faculty, Marriage & Family Therapy Program
Therapist
Education
Ph.D. in Family Therapy — Nova Southeastern University
M.S. in Marriage & Family Therapy — Nova Southeastern University
J.D. — University of Puerto Rico, School of Law
B.S. Languages and Linguistics — Georgetown University
I Treat
15-20 Years Old
Young Adult
Adult
Couple & Marriage
Interracial Couples
Family
Issues I Treat
Couples Conflict
Women's Issues
Perfectionism
Men’s Issues
Affairs & Infidelity
Cultural Transition / Immigration Issues
Eating Disorders
Self-Harm
Premarital Counseling
College (Transition to)
Adult Children & Parent Relationship Issues
In-law Relationships
Divorce / Marital Separation / Post-Divorce Adjustment
Therapists in Therapy
Empty Nest Issues
Divorce Impact on Children
Emotion Regulation Issues
Family of Origin Issues
Midlife (Transitions in)
Depression / Mood Disorders
Child Behavioral Problems
Racism Issues
Job Loss
Life Stage Transitions
Anxiety Disorders
Parenting Issues
Grief & Loss
Money / Finance Related Issues
Sibling Issues
Spirituality / Religion
Sexual Issues
Stress Management
Parenthood (Transition to)
Postpartum Depression
Remarriage
Family Business Issues
Step or Blended Families
Mediation / Conflict Resolution
Work / Life Balance
Workplace Issues
Health Enhancement / Smoking Cessation / Diet / Illness Prevention
School Stress
Types of Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions)
Couple Therapy
Discernment Counseling
Emotion Focused Therapy
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Family Therapy
Integrative Systemic Therapy
Narrative Therapy
Premarital Counseling
Relational Cultural Therapy
About

Dr. Torres-Gregory has extensive experience working with couples, adults, young adults, adolescents and families. In her practice, she assists clients struggling with individual and interpersonal issues arising from couple/marital distress, self-confidence, perfectionism, body image, disordered eating, self-harm, cultural differences, among others.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Torres-Gregory has a passion for training future marriage and family therapists. She has served as a clinical supervisor and faculty instructor in the Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy Program for over eight years. Additionally, Dr. Torres-Gregory supports post-doctoral fellows in expanding and deepening their clinical experience through supervision of their clinical work.

Dr. Torres-Gregory has clinical experience in diverse settings — private practice, in-patient and community — and has facilitated both therapeutic and support groups. In addition, she has lectured on various topics such as coaching parents through their children's emotional breakdowns, sibling rivalry, diversity sensitivity training, working in community settings with culturally diverse populations, difference-sensitive therapy and on the provision of difference-sensitive supervision of marriage and family therapists in training. Dr. Torres-Gregory has participated in professional panels discussing teen pregnancy and the trauma of incest/abuse/domestic violence, as well as strategies for unlocking career and business growth.

Other Professional Involvement/Leadership Positions

Dr. Torres-Gregory is a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and holds the Approved Supervisor Designation. Prior to becoming a therapist, Dr. Torres-Gregory practiced as an attorney for five years.

Recent Publications

Dr. Torres-Gregory had the honor of interviewing Drs. John and Julie Gottman at a Family Action Network Grand Rounds entitled Eight dates: An intimate conversation with John and Julie Gottman

Dr. Torres-Gregory has been quoted in publications like Women’s Health Magazine Online and Bustle on topics such as Signs a marriage is headed for divorce, Helping save a failing marriage and Gaslighting.

Dr. Torres-Gregory is a weekly guest in Noticias Univision Chicago, Primera Hora, on mental health, relationship and family issues of interest to the Spanish speaking community in the Chicago area. She also is a regular contributor in the 5pm and 10pm newscasts on diverse topics.

Herdegen, K., & Torres-Gregory, M. (2019). High conflict couples. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. Springer, Cham. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-15877-8_465-1

Torres-Gregory, M. (2018). Positive connotation in Milan systemic therapy. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. Springer, Cham. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-15877-8_300-1

Nixon, D., Marcelle Coney, D., Torres Gregory, M., Huntley, E., Jacques, C., Pasquet, M., Ravachi, R. (2010). Creating Community: Offering a liberation pedagogical model to facilitate diversity conversations in MFT graduate classrooms. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 36(2), 197-211.

Awards
Woman of Purpose award in 2016 for Leadership, Family, and Community Service.
Insurance Accepted
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Out of Network Reimbursement
Self Pay
Languages
English
Spanish