Mallory earned her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a Specialization in Dance/Movement Therapy from Lesley University and found her love for working with adults with intellectual disabilities while in college. She is a Registered-Dance/Movement Therapist and a Certified Movement Analyst. Prior to HOPE, Mallory worked as a psychotherapist and dance/movement therapist in a variety of clinical mental health settings. Mallory’s dance training extends over 25 years and includes ballet, modern, contemporary, tap, hip-hip, jazz, lyrical, pointe, and musical theatre. Her mission as a dance/movement therapist at HOPE is to provide each artist with a safe, supportive space to grow artistically and to cultivate authentic self-expression and connection with others.