Stella O’Malley, M.A.
Stella O’Malley is a psychotherapist and bestselling author. Much of Stella’s counselling and writing focuses on mental health and she is a regular contributor to the Irish media. Stella’s first book, ‘Cotton Wool Kids’, was released in 2015 while ‘Bully-Proof Kids‘ was released in 2017, while ‘Fragile’ was published in 2019.
In 2018, Stella was the presenter of the highly-acclaimed Channel 4 documentary ‘Trans Kids: It’s Time To Talk’ . Stella is a clinical adviser for SEGM, the Society of Evidence-based Gender Medicine, the chief facilitator at the GDSN, a therapeutic support group for families who have been impacted by gender dysphoria and the founder of Genspect, an international organization that provides a public voice for parents’ concerns about the current treatment paths for their gender-questioning children. Stella also has a podcast called Gender: A Wider Lens with the therapist, Sasha Ayad.
Stella has a BA in Counselling and Psychotherapy, a Masters in CBT and is currently studying for a PhD about gender issues among children and adolescents.