Mallory is a graduate of New York University's Master's Program in Drama Therapy. New York University's drama therapy program is led by innovators in the profession, and Mallory graduated under Founding Director Dr. Robert Landy, creator of the Role Theory and Role Method of drama therapy.
Mallory completed internships in both community population out-patient treatment in the Bronx, NY, as well as acute Forensic Psychiatry in-patient at New York's well known Bellevue Hospital. While at Bellevue, Mallory composed a group therapy protocol to explore and address medication non-compliance creatively, which ran successfully and with great support from the interdisciplinary treatment team.
She is a Registered Drama Therapist, Canadian Certified Counsellor, Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator and LPN, who also holds a diploma of musical theatre from the Randolph Academy in Toronto.
Mallory is currently on the North American Drama Therapy Association’s Board of Director’s as the Government Affairs Chair. Her work as a drama therapist has included day treatment, in patient psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, psychoeducation, child and adolescent mental health, and school-based mental health.
Mallory has practiced in New York, Calgary, Northern Alberta and she is currently practicing in the Northwest Territories working deeply with trauma, shame and shame resilience.