Dr. Greg Allen Bio
In addition to being the Founder and Director of Hearts Respond and Freedom4U, Dr. Greg Allen has been a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist for over 30 years (www.drgregallen.com)
Greg Allen has a strong community relationship in the South Bay and the LA Harbor areas. He is also the son of Coach George Allen. Coach Allen is a member of the NFL Hall of Fame and
the San Pedro Sportswalk.
Greg Allen directs counseling at Hearts Respond as well as a South Bay counseling group practice located in Palos Verdes Estates, CA. Dr. Allen specializing in working with issues and challenges regarding pre-teens, teenagers, young adults, adults, parents & couples.
Greg is a frequent speaker in the community on youth and family topics.
Dr. Allen is an expert in Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention with young people and adults. Allen’s past experience includes Adult and Adolescent Program Director for the Thelma McMillen Center for Chemical Dependency Treatment at Torrance Memorial Medical Center.
Formerly Greg was the Clinical and Administrative Director of the UCLA/Matrix Institute Integrated Substance Abuse Adult and Adolescent Programs.
Dr. Allen has provided sports psychology services to youth, college and professional athletes.
Dr. Allen has also been a Special Advisor to the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
He has provided extensive services to youth in Inglewood, Hawthorne, Gardena, Los Angeles, West LA as well as the South Bay and LA Harbor areas.