Jill Groves, MFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
Jill Groves is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master’s Degree in Counseling from California State University, Fullerton, where she conducted research on female athletes with eating disorders. Previously, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Arts from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Jill has been working in the field of mental health for 12 years. She has a broad range of clinical experience with adolescents and adults at all levels of care, including working in an inpatient psychiatric facility and outpatient eating disorder treatment center. Additionally, she has experience with crisis counseling, trauma recovery, and sexual addiction.
Jill believes in a collaborative therapeutic approach that helps empower clients while supporting them through the therapeutic process. Her approach is foundational in humanistic theory and integrates evidenced based tools from cognitive behavioral, and dialectical behavioral, as well as narrative, and art therapies.
Jill provides an environment that not only encourages insight and self-growth, but also assists clients in developing tools that can be utilized in everyday life to aid in tolerating stress, managing intense emotions, and enhancing interpersonal relationships.
Master’s of Science in Counseling: Concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy
California State University, Fullerton, 2006
Bachelor's of Art in Studio Arts
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, 1999
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 51515
Adolescents, Adults, Families
Eating Disorders/Body Image
Stress management/Life transitions