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Bryony Gordon

Bryony Gordon

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Journalist, Author & Mental Health Mates founder

• Author of new release 'Mad Woman' Sunday times Bestseller 

• Award Winning Journalist

• Author & Mental Health Campaigner

• Columnist for the Daily Telegraph

• Host of 'Mad World' podcast

• Founder of 'Mental Health Mates'​


Bryony Gordon is an award-winning journalist, author and mental health campaigner. As well as writing a column for The Telegraph, she is the writer of five Sunday Times Bestselling books, including Mad Girl and You Got This, which both went to number one. Her podcast, Mad World, has featured guests including Prince Harry, Mel B and Nadiya Hussain.

In 2016, she founded Mental Health Mates, a peer support group that is now established across the country, and in 2017, she won the Mind Making A Difference Award for her work in changing the perception of mental health in the media. That year she also won the British Journalism Award for Campaign of the Year, and in 2019 she was made Mental Health Advocate of the Year at the Stylist Remarkable Women Awards. In 2020 she won the Journalist's Charity Special Award for her writing about mental illness, and in 2023 she was given the President's Medal by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

She also campaigns for body positivity and has run the London Marathon in her underwear.

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