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
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.
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.
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.