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Professional experience

past Webinars & trainings

"Youth Beyond the Binary: A Discussion on Non-Binary Identities" (November 2020)

Project THRIVE, Human Rights Campaign

"Navigating Identity in Isolation" (October 2020)

Student Health and Counseling Services, The School of Visual Arts​

"Disability Justice" (October 2020)

Multicultural Affairs, Columbia University

"An Introduction to Transgender Identities" (October 2020)

Columbus Park

"Navigating Gender & Sexuality in the Workplace" (July 2020)

Transportation Alternatives 

conference presentations

“Alternative Sexualities and Relationship Orientations: An Introduction to Kink, BDSM, Fetish, Swinging, Ethical Non-Monogamy, Polyamory, Open Arrangements, and More" (March 2021)

Statewide HIV Annual Conference, Tennessee Department of Health


"Alternative Sexualities in Healthcare: Providing Affirming Care to Patients who Engage in Kink, BDSM, Fetish, Swinging, Ethical Non-Monogamy, Polyamory, and Open Arrangements" (October 2020)

Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health, The Fenway Institute


Malina, S. (2021). Unique causes and manifestations of eating disorders within transgender populations. Columbia Social Work Review, 19(1), 138-157. doi: 10.52214/cswr.v19i1.7241

Malina, S., Warbelow, S., & Radix, A. E. (2020). Two steps back — Rescinding transgender health protections in risky times. The New England Journal of Medicine, 383(116). doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2024745

Malina, S. (2019). Navigating transition-related care: A guide for parents and guardians of gender-expansive children and teens. Human Rights Campaign Foundation. 

Malina, S. (2019). Non-binary, gender fluid & gender-expansive youth: FAQ for parents & guardians. Human Rights Campaign.

Goldhammer, H., Malina, S., & Keuroghlian, A. S. (2018). Communicating with patients who have nonbinary gender identities. Annals of Family Medicine, 16(6), 559-562. doi: 10.1370/afm.2321 

Adams, N., Freedman-Gurspan, R., Jackson, D., Malina, S., Neal, D., & Owen, L. (2018). Going public: Is public advocacy right for you and you family? A guide for parents of transgender and gender-expansive youth. Human Rights Campaign Foundation, GLAAD Media Institute, National Center for Transgender Equality, & PFLAG.

Malina, S. (2016). Providing affirmative care for patients with non-binary gender identities. National LGBT Health Education Center. 

other professional experience

Psychotherapist & Post-Graduate Trainee (June 2021 - Present)

Greene Clinic (Brooklyn, NY)


Psychotherapist in Training (May 2020 - April 2021)

The Gender & Sexuality Therapy Center (New York, NY)

Diversity Education Graduate Assistant (August 2019 - May 2021)

Columbia University Multicultural Affairs (New York, NY)

Social Work Intern (October 2019 - April 2020)

NYC Health + Hospitals / Metropolitan (New York, NY)

Children, Youth and Families Program Coordinator (June 2017 - June 2019)

Human Rights Campaign (Washington, DC)

National LGBTQ Health Education Center Intern & Consultant (June 2016 - August 2016)

Fenway Health (Boston, MA)

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