Stella O'Malley

Ep. 7

Stella O’Malley is a psychotherapist, bestselling author, and public speaker. She is also a regular contributor to the Irish Independent, Sunday Independent, Newstalk radio and Today FM. Her first book, ‘Cotton Wool Kids’, was released in 2015 and her bestseller 'Bully-Proof Kids: Practical tools to help kids grow up confident, resilient and strong' was released in 2017. Stella’s latest book ‘Fragile: Why are we feeling more stressed, anxious and overwhelmed than ever before’, which focuses on overcoming anxiety was released by Gill Books in April 2019.

In 2018 Stella presented the acclaimed documentary ‘Trans Kids: It’s Time To Talk’ which examined the huge rise in the numbers of young people embarking on gender transition. Here’s a link to that programme: https://www.channel4.com/programmes/trans-kids-its-time-to-talk

For more information on Stella you can check out her website at: http://www.stellaomalley.com/ and she can be found on Twitter @stellaomalley3


Some links to material and information recommended by Stella:

4th Wave Now: https://4thwavenow.com/

Book ‘Irreversible Damage’ by Abigail Shrier: https://www.bookdepository.com/Irreversible-Damage-Abigail-Shrier/9781684510313

Health Service Executive Ireland ‘Gender Dysphoria’: https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/az/g/gender-dysphoria/treating-gender-dysphoria.html

Lisa Marchiano psychotherapist: https://www.lisamarchiano.com/

Safe Schools Alliance UK: https://safeschoolsallianceuk.net/

Sasha Ayad (of ‘Inspired Teen Therapy’) on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGNuXjES0uUGfvXaRwixgag

Society for Evidence Based Gender Medicine: http://segm.org/

Transgender Trend: https://www.transgendertrend.com/

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