Being someone who stutters himself, Mark has an in-depth understanding of the unique challenges that stuttering can create in an individual’s life. Mark first came to AIS as a client in 2013, where he discovered and eventually developed a professional passion in collaborating with clients to find their most authentic voice.

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Mark O’Malia

Received his Masters degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Penn State University. He also graduated summa cum laude in Psychology with a concentration in Human Development from the University of Scranton.
Collaborated in research exploring predictive factors of resilience, positive coping strategies, and social support in young adults who stutter with an internationally recognized specialist in stuttering.
Has extensive experience teaching graduate-level courses in stuttering and other fluency differences, and is currently a candidate pursuing Board Certification in Fluency and Fluency Disorders (BCS-F).
Has a deep respect and appreciation for the stuttering self-help community, being actively involved in planning and presenting workshops for national and international conferences.
Loves spending time outdoors, hiking, yoga, exploring the neighborhoods of his home city of Philadelphia (Go Eagles!), and currently aspiring to own a pet corgi.
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