About Dr. Patrick O’Malley
Dr. Patrick O’Malley is a psychotherapist in Fort Worth, Texas, who specializes in grief counseling. For 35 years, he has counseled individuals, couples and families in his private practice. He has also consulted with businesses and medical practices on effective communication strategies in the workplace.
Getting Grief Right
His most recent publication, “Getting Grief Right,” appeared in the New York Times on Jan. 11, 2015. He has written several other articles on child and family grief, beginning with his doctoral dissertation on the impact of the death of a child on marriage. Other professional activities include teaching seminars for medical and emergency personnel on grief, as well as training staff and volunteers at The WARM Place, a nonprofit center for grieving children and families.