Dr. Malie Coyne is a Clinical Psychologist, N.U.I.G. Lecturer and Mental Health Lead for the A Lust for Life charity. She is very passionate about promoting wellbeing and increasing awareness of mental health issues, which she achieves through her advocacy work, her public speaking and her print, radio and TV media contributions.
Malie writes extensively for newspapers such as the Irish Independent, the Irish Times, the Irish Examiner, The Sunday Business Post and Irish Central. She has also written pieces for RTE Brainstorm, A Lust for Life, Mental Health Ireland, Rollercoaster.ie, and Laya Healthcare. Malie played a key expert role in Caroline Foran’s bestselling book Owning it: Your b*shit-free guide to living with anxiety (2017). On the back of an impactful A Lust for Life #Soundeffect campaign, Malie co-wrote The Little Book of Sound (2017) with Niall Breslin and Susan Quirke, where she shared her expertise on the science behind being kind to yourself and others. Malie is currently writing her first book on how to help parents cope with their children’s anxiety, due for publication by Harper Collins Ireland in Spring 2019.
Malie has a love of radio and began her experience as parenting expert on Clare FM. She is a regular contributor on Newstalk and Kildare FM. She hosted her own show “Mental Health Laid Bare” on Dublin City FM, which provided a platform for guests to share their stories of mental health and tools for wellbeing. Malie also co-presented a radio show for “Walk in my Shoes” pop-up radio station during Mental Health Week 2017.
Malie is currently residing as resident psychologist for the RTE Today show. In 2017, she featured as psychology consultant on Vogue Williams’ documentary “My Anxious Life”. She is due to appear as psychology expert and therapist on an upcoming Firebrand Productions documentary on stress (May 2018). She is working on a number of documentary proposals.
Malie lives in Galway with her husband and her two little ladies.
For more of her work, check out www.drmaliecoyne.ie, or follow Malie on Twitter (@maliecoyne) or Facebook (Dr. Malie Coyne).